Awards & Screenings

AWARDS & SCREENINGS FOR OUR PROJECTS TO DATE

Welcome to our virtual pool room. We are so grateful for the love our projects have received over the past decade around the world. A huge thank you to all the festival and industry awards organisers and juries for giving us and our work such an incredible reception and for promoting our work to their audiences so generously.


UVFF Festival Director, James Wren with Walking Shadows Vol. 1 cast member, Ren Ruidi with our award for Best Web Series in London, UK

Shakespeare Republic team members, Shaun Herbertson, Thanassi Panagiotaras, Tim McCormick, Abramo Peghini, Dean Haglund, Christopher Kirby, Falon Ryan, Billy Smedley and Sally McLean with the CINE Award for Best Digital Series.

Justin Hosking, Billy Smedley, Tim McCormick, Leo Atkin, Sally McLean, Shaun Herbertson, Thanassi Panagiotaras, Jodi Haigh and Mark McMinn on the virtual red carpet for the 2021 Asia Web Awards.

Announcement of Sally McLean’s win for Creator Amets for Shakespeare Republic at the 2021 Seriesland in Bilbao, Spain

Billy Smedley and Sally McLean with Johnny Whitaker at the 2017 Peak City International Film Festival in Apex, North Carolina, USA accepting their award for Best Short Film for Speaking Daggers.

Incognita producers, Billy Smedley, Sally McLean and Phoebe Anne Taylor at the 60th CINE Celebrates event in New York in November 2017 with their award for Best Digital Series for Shakespeare Republic

Shakespeare Republic ensemble members, Billy Smedley, Dean Haglund, Christopher Kirby, Sally McLean, Falon Ryan with crew Shaun Herbertson, Tim McCormick, Abramo Peghini and Jessica To at the Incognita end of year celebration holding up their Best Ensemble Award from Bilbao Seriesland

FILM FESTIVAL & INDUSTRY AWARDS:

2023

Winner: Best Music (Music Supervisor: Sally McLean) – 2023 Apulia Web Fest (Italy)
Winner: Best TV & Web Series —2023 World Cine Fest (Online/International)
Winner: Best TV & Web Series – 2023 Wallachia International Film Festival (Romania)
Winner: Best Web Series – 2023 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
Winner: Best Ensemble (International Narrative Web Series) – 2023 NZ Web Fest (New Zealand)
Winner: Alum Award (Sally McLean) – 2023 NZ Web Fest (New Zealand)
Winner: Best Writer & Director (Sally McLean) — 2023 British Web Awards (UK)
Winner: Best Actor (Juliano Battaglia) — 2023 British Web Awards (UK)
Winner: Best Adaptation (Sally McLean) — 2023 British Web Awards (UK)
Winner: Best Set Design (Sally McLean) — 2023 British Web Awards (UK)
Winner: Best Newcomer Actor (Juliano Battaglia) – 2023 IOWF (Italy)
Winner: Best Drama — 2023 Hollywood Series Awards (USA)

2022

Winner: Best Actress (Ren Ruidi) – 2022 British Web Awards (UK)
Winner: Best TV & Web Series – 2022 World Cine Fest (Online/International)
WinnerBest Web/TV Series – 2022 Golden Lion International Film Festival (India)
WinnerBest Poster – 2022 Apulia Web Fest (Italy)
WinnerBest Ensemble Performance – 2022 London Web Fest (UK) (Walking Shadows)
WinnerSilver Award for Best Web Series – 2022 Wallachia International Film Festival (Romania)
Winner: Best Ensemble Performance – 2022 London Web Fest (UK) (Shakespeare Republic)
WinnerBest Actress (Sally McLean) – 2022 Andromeda Film Festival (Turkey)
Winner: Best Web Series – 2022 Digital Griffix Film Awards (Canada)

2021

Winner: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2021 Seoul WebFest (South Korea)
Winner: Best Dramatic Series – 2021 Minnesota WebFest (USA)
Winner: Best Actor (Miguel Perez) – 2021 Montreal Digital WebFest (Canada)
Winner: CreatorAmets (Best Independent Creator/Showrunner) (Sally McLean) – 2021 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain)
Winner: Best Web Series – 2021 Green Mountain International Film Festival (USA)
Winner: Best Screenwriting (Sally McLean) – 2021 Green Mountain International Film Festival (USA)
Winner: Best Actor (International Narrative) (Miguel Perez) (Special Mention) – 2021 New Zealand WebFest (NZ)
Winner: Best Director (International Narrative) (Sally McLean) – 2021 New Zealand WebFest (NZ)
Winner: Best Ensemble (International Narrative) – 2021 New Zealand WebFest (NZ)
Winner: Best Ensemble Cast (Drama) – 2021 British Web Awards (UK)
Winner: Best Concept (Drama) – 2021 British Web Awards (UK)
Winner: Best Supporting Actress (Drama) (Yolanda Ovide) – 2021 British Web Awards (UK)
Winner: Best Dramatic Series (English Language) – 2021 Baltimore Next Media Web Festival (USA)
Winner: Best Writer of a Dramatic Series (Sally McLean) – 2021 Baltimore Next Media Web Fest (USA)
Winner: The Michael Ajakwe Award (Sally McLean) – 2021 Digital Media Festival (Italy)
Winner: Best Web Series – 2021 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (Australia)
Winner: Best TV & Web Series – 2021 World Cine Fest (International)
Winner: Best Web Series (Special Mention) – 2021 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
Winner: Best Actor in a Web Series (Mark McMinn) – 2021 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
Winner: Best Actress in a Web Series (Sally McLean) – 2021 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
Winner: Special Highlight Award – 2021 DC Web Fest (in conjunction with the Australian Embassy, DC) (USA)
Winner: Best Low Budget – 2021 T.O. Web Fest (Canada)

2020

Winner: The Michael Ajakwe Jr Award For Innovation (Sally McLean) – 2020 Sydney WebFest (Australia)
Winner: Best Film – 2020 Falstaff Awards (USA)
Winner: Best Quarantine Film (1st Runner Up) – 2020 Couch Film Festival (Canada)
Winner: Best Television/Pilot Program or Series – 2020 L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival (India)
Winner: Best International Web Series – 2020 NYC Web Fest (USA)
Winner: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2020 NYC Web Fest (USA)
Winner: Best Web Series/New Media – 2020 Near Nazareth Festival (Israel)
Winner: Best Web Series of All Genres – 2020 Asia Web Awards (South Korea)
Winner: Best Actor (Christopher Kirby) – 2020 International Online Web Fest (UK)
Winner: Best Sound Design (Tim McCormick) – 2020 International Online Web Fest (UK)
Winner: Best Web Series – 2020 International Online Web Fest (UK)

2019

Winner: Best Ensemble Cast (Series) – 2019 London International Motion Pictures Awards (UK)
Winner: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2019 Côte d’Azur Webfest (France)
Winner: Best Dramatic Web Series – 2019 Côte d’Azur Webfest (France)
Winner: Best Male Actor (Christopher Kirby) – 2019 Sydney WebFest (Australia)

2018

Winner: Best TV & Web Series – 2018 Canada Independent Film Festival (Canada)
Winner: Best Web Series – 2018 London Cinematic International Film Festival (UK)
Winner: Best Actor (Christopher Kirby) – 2018 Lit On Film Festival (USA)
Winner: Best Budget Under $10,000 – 2018 Web Series Festival (USA)
Winner: Best Dramatic Web Series – 2018 Web Series Festival (USA)
Winner: Outstanding Drama Series – 2018 New Jersey WebFest (USA)
Winner: Best Web Series (All Genres) – 2018 Asia Web Awards (Korea)
Winner: Best Short Film – 2018 Berlin International Cinefest (Germany)
Winner: Rising Star Award – 2018 Germany International Film Festival (Germany)
Winner: Best Web Short – 2018 Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest (Romania)
Winner: Best Trailer – 2018 Independent Talents International Film Festival (USA)
Winner: Best Trailer – 2018 Copenhagen Film Festival (Denmark)

2017

Winner: Best Digital Series (Director: Sally McLean) – 60th CINE Golden Eagle Awards (2017) (USA)
Highly Commended: Best Film Inspired By Shakespeare – 2017 Shakespeare Film Festival, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (UK)
Winner:  Best Short Film – 2017 Peak City International Film Festival (USA)
Winner: Best Male Lead In A Web Series (Christopher Kirby) – 2017 Austin WebFest (USA)
Winner: Best Cinematography (Shaun Herbertson) – 2017 Sicily Web Fest (Italy)
Winner: Best Hair & Make Up (Taryn & Joel Gionis, Jo Fletcher, Paulie King, Armanda Pozzetto & Jamie Hannah) – 2017 Tuscany Web Fest (Italy)
Winner: Special Jury Award – 2017 Portugal International Film Festival (Portugal)
Winner: EnsembleAmets Award (Best Ensemble, Selección Amets) – 2017 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain)
Winner: Best Original Idea – 2017 Rio WebFest (Brazil)
Winner: Best Actor in a Drama (Christopher Kirby) – 2017 Baltimore New Media WebFest (USA)
Winner: Best Web Series – 2017 12 Months Film Festival (Romania)
Winner: Best Trailer – 2017 Browsville International Film Festival (USA)

2016

Winner: Silver Gaddy Award for Best Mobisode or Web Short (Sally McLean, Episode 6: Sonnet #18) – 2016 Peak City International Film Festival (USA)
Winner: Best Web Short (Sally McLean, Episode 6: Sonnet #18) – 2016 StoneFair International Film Festival (Romania)
Winner: Best Picture (Web Series) – 2016 Indiepossible International Film Festival (USA)
Winner: Best Director (Sally McLean) 
– 2016 Indiepossible International Film Festival (USA)
Winner: Best Cinematography (Shaun Herbertson) 
– 2016 Indiepossible International Film Festival (USA)
Winner: Best Actor (Ben Steel) 
– 2016 Indiepossible International Film Festival (USA)
Winner: Best Web Series – March 2016 12 Month Film Festival (Romania)
Winner: Best Web/New Media – 2016 Los Angeles Cinefest (USA)
Winner: Shakespeare Shorts (Sally McLean, Episode 6: Sonnet #18) – November 2016 British Council Short Film Competition (UK)

Shakespeare Republic wins “Best Ensemble Cast – Web Series” at the 2019 London International Motion Picture Awards

Incognita Producer & Shakespeare Republic Executive Producer/Ensemble Member, Billy Smedley with Incognita Creative Director & Republic Creator/Director/Producer, Sally McLean and Editor/Colourist, Thanassi Panagiotaras at the Closing Night of the 2018 Melbourne Web Fest.

Shakespeare Republic members Christopher Kirby, Sally McLean and Billy Smedley with fellow attendees Adelaide Harding and Richard Grounds Jnr. on the 2017 St Kilda Film Festival red carpet (Photo by Jim Lee)

Sally McLean representing Shakespeare Republic with NYC WebFest Founder and Director, Lauren Atkins in New York at the start of the “Global Citizens” panel at the 2017 NYC WebFest, USA.

Billy Smedley, Sally McLean and Alan Fletcher at the 2018 Ozflix Awards representing Shakespeare Republic, nominated for Best Web Series.

Billy Smedley and Sally McLean at the 2018 Noosa International Film Festival, Queensland, Australia representing Speaking Daggers.

Eva Torkkola, Sally McLean and Billy Smedley on the pink carpet at the 2019 Sydney Web Fest

Billy Smedley, Tim McCormick, Michala Banas, Sally McLean, Shaun Herbertson and Thanassi Panagiotaras at the Opening Night of the 2018 St Kilda Film Festival representing Speaking Daggers as an official selection at the festival.

Sally McLean, Billy Smedley, Christopher Kirby and Phoebe Anne Taylor at the 2017 ATOM Awards in Melbourne, Australia where Shakespeare Republic was nominated for Best Web Series

Cee & Tiffany from BOAS Podcast, The Movement Fam & High Season Co with Billy Smedley and Sally McLean with Shakespeare Republic‘s award for Best Web Series from the Canada Independent Film Festival in 2018.

Sally McLean with Lance Olive, Mayor of Apex, NC, USA, in the Peak City International Film Festival green room with her award for Best Short Film for Speaking Daggers.

Sally McLean with Warwick Holt and Shakespeare Republic‘s award for Best Ensemble from the 2017 Seriesland in Bilbao, Spain.

Nancy Rizt, Christopher Kirby and Sally McLean with Shakespeare Republic‘s award for Outstanding Drama Series from the 2018 New Jersey WebFest.

Sally McLean (far left) hosting the “Global Perspectives” Panel at the 2017 New York Web Fest, USA

Enzo Tedeschi, Alex Hipwell and Sally McLean at the 2019 Sydney Web Fest

Sally McLean and Billy Smedley doing their TV interviews backstage at the Opening Night of the 2018 Melbourne Web Fest

Ron Brown, Kate Whitbread, Mike Cowap, Sally McLean and Clayton Jacobson on the “Pathways To Success” panel hosted by Ozflix at the 2019 Melbourne Web Fest

FILM FESTIVAL & INDUSTRY AWARD NOMINATIONS

2024

Nominated: Best Web Series – 2024 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK) x 2
Nominated: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2024 LA Web Fest (USA)
Nominated:
Best Screenplay (Sally McLean) – 2024 LA Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Production Design (Joseph Tiernan) – 2024 LA Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Series of all Genres – 2024 LA Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Microseries International – 2024 Cusco Web Fest (Peru)

2023

Nominated: Best Production Design (Sally McLean) – 2023 Hollywood Series Awards (USA)
Nominated: Best Cinematography (Nathan Dalton) – 2023 Hollywood Series Awards (USA)
Nominated: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2023 Hollywood Series Awards (USA)
Nominated: Best Drama – 2023 Hollywood Series Awards (USA)
Nominated: Best Web Series of all Genres – 2023 Hollywood Series Awards (USA)
Nominated: Michael Ajakwe Jr Pioneer Award (Sally McLean) – 2023 Hollywood Series Awards (USA)
Nominated: Best Drama Series – 2023 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Actor (Juliano Battaglia) – 2023 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Actress (Sophie Butler) – 2023 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Supporting Actress (Sass Pinci) – 2023 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Writer & Director (Sally McLean) – 2023 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Adaptation (Sally McLean) – 2023 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Set Design (Sally McLean) – 2023 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Drama Series Director (Sally McLean) – 2023 Baltimore Next Media Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Writing in a Drama (Sally McLean) – 2023 Baltimore Next Media Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Actor in a Drama (Arian Pashah) – 2023 Baltimore Next Media Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Ensemble Cast in a Drama – 2023 Baltimore Next Media Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Drama Series – 2023 Baltimore Next Media Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Top Amets (Best Series) – 2023 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain)
Nominated: Amets Filmmaker (Best Showrunner) (Sally McLean) – 2023 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain)
Nominated: Ensemble Amets (Best Ensemble) – 2023 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain)
Finalist: Best Ensemble (International Narrative Web Series) – 2023 NZ Web Fest (New Zealand)
Finalist: Best Directing (Sally Mclean) (International Narrative Web Series) – 2023 NZ Web Fest (New Zealand)
Finalist: Best International Trailer – 2023 NZ Web Fest (New Zealand)
Finalist: Best Production Design (Sally McLean) – 2023 Lima Web Fest (Peru)
Nominated: Best Poster (Designer: Sally McLean) – 2023 Apulia Web Fest (Italy)
Nominated: Best Music (Music Supervisor: Sally McLean) – 2023 Apulia Web Fest (Italy)
Nominated: Best International Web Series – 2023 Apulia Web Fest (Italy)
Nominated: Best Dramedy – 2023 Minnesota Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Director in a Drama (Sally McLean) – 2023 New Jersey Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Outstanding Drama – 2023 New Jersey Web Fest (USA)
Quarter Finalist: 2023 Series Web Awards (Peru)
Nominated: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Dramatic Series – 2023 IOWF (Italy)
Nominated: Best Newcomer Actor (Juliano Battaglia) – 2023 IOWF (Italy)
Nominated: The “Pablo Cedrón” Award for Best Original Screenplay (Sally McLean) – 2023 IOWF (Italy)
Nominated: Best TV Pilot/Web Series – 2023 Stafford Film Festival (UK)
Finalist: Best Drama Series – 2023 Web Series World Cup: Creators’ Choice Awards
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2023 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)

2022

Nominated: Best TV & Web Series – 2022 World Cine Fest (Online/International)
Nominated: Best Original Concept (Sally McLean) – 2022 Apulia Web Fest (Italy)
Nominated: Best Poster (Sally McLean) – 2022 Apulia Web Fest (Italy)
Finalist: Best Drama – 2022 Nouvelle Vague Awards (France)
Nominated: Best Web/TV Series – 2022 Golden Lion International Film Festival (India)
Semi-Finalist: Best Web Series – 2022 Boden International Film Festival (Sweden)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2022 London Web Fest (UK)
Nominated: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2022 London Web Fest (UK)
Nominated: Best Ensemble Cast – 2022 London Web Fest (UK)
Nominated: Best Drama Series – 2022 Baltimore Next Media Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Dramatic Writer (Sally McLean) – 2022 Baltimore Next Media Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Dramatic Director (Sally McLean) – 2022 Baltimore Next Media Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Actress Drama & Dramedy (Ren Ruidi) – 2022 Baltimore Next Media Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Ensemble: Narrative – 2022 New Zealand Web Fest (NZ)
Nominated: Best Director: Narrative (Sally McLean) – 2022 New Zealand Web Fest (NZ)
Nominated: Best Concept – 2022 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Actress (Ren Ruidi) – 2022 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Actor (Vassili Katsakis) – 2022 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Ensemble Performance (Drama)– 2022 International Academy of Web Television (USA)
Nominated: Best Drama Series – 2022 Creators’ Choice Awards (Global, WSWC)
Nominated: Best Screenwriting (Sally McLean) – 2022 Green Mountain International Film Festival (Final) (USA)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2022 Green Mountain International Film Festival (Final) (USA)
Semi-Finalist: Best Web Series – 2022 Vienna Indie Short Film Festival (Austria)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2022 Digital Griffix Film Awards (Canada)
Nominated: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2022 Digital Griffix Film Awards (Canada)
Nominated: Best Woman Filmmaker (Sally McLean) – 2022 Digital Griffix Film Awards (Canada)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2022 London Web Fest (UK)
Nominated: Best Ensemble Performance – 2022 London Web Fest (UK)
Nominated: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2022 London Web Fest (UK)
Nominated: Best Director International (Sally McLean) – 2022 Miami Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Ensemble Cast – 2022 Miami Web Fest (USA)
Shortlisted: Best Film Inspired by Shakespeare (Sally McLean as “Macbeth”) – 2022 Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Shakespeare Shorts (UK)
Shortlisted: Best Film With Theme “Shakespeare & Hope” (Jodi Haigh as “Duke Senior”) – 2022 Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Shakespeare Shorts (UK)

2021

Nominated: Best Low Budget – 2021 T.O. Web Fest (Canada)
Nominated: Best Ensemble – 2021 T.O. Web Fest (Canada)
Nominated: Outstanding Drama – 2021 New Jersey Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Original Premise – 2021 New Jersey Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Actor in a Drama (Christopher Kirby) – 2021 New Jersey Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Supporting Performance (Sally McLean) – 2021 New Jersey Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Director in a Drama (Sally McLean) – 2021 New Jersey Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Dramatic Series – 2021 Minnesota WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Best International Alumni Series – 2021 Minnesota WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Best Dramatic Performance (Mark Dickinson) – 2021 Minnesota WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Best International Series – 2021 Apulia WebFest (Italy)
Nominated: Best Original Script (Sally McLean) – 2021 Montréal Digital WebFest (Canada)
Nominated: Best Editing (Sally McLean) – 2021 Montréal Digital WebFest (Canada)
Nominated: Best Actor (Miguel Perez) – 2021 Montréal Digital WebFest (Canada)
Nominated: Best Actress (Phoebe Anne Taylor) – 2021 Montréal Digital WebFest (Canada)
Nominated: Best Arts Series – 2021 Rio WebFest (Brazil)
Nominated: Best Quarantine Series – 2021 Rio WebFest (Brazil)
Nominated: Top Amets – 2021 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain)
Nominated: Amets Creator (Sally McLean) – 2021 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain)
Nominated: Amets Ensemble – 2021 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain)
Semi-Finalist: Best Web Series – 2021 Changing Face International Film Festival (Australia)
Nominated: Best Ensemble (International Narrative) – 2021 NZ WebFest (New Zealand)
Nominated: Best Actor (International Narrative) (Miguel Perez) – 2021 NZ WebFest (New Zealand)
Nominated: Best Director (International Narrative) (Sally McLean) – 2021 NZ WebFest (New Zealand)
Nominated: Best Show (International Narrative) – 2021 NZ WebFest (New Zealand)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2021 Green Mountain International Film Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Screenwriting (Sally McLean) – 2021 Green Mountain International Film Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Editing (Sally McLean) – 2021 Green Mountain International Film Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Mobile Series – 2021 Baltimore Next Media Web Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Dramatic Series – 2021 Baltimore Next Media Web Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Director of a Dramatic Series (Sally McLean) – 2021 Baltimore Next Media Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Writer of a Dramatic Series (Sally McLean) – 2021 Baltimore Next Media Web Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Supporting Actress (Yolanda Ovide) – 2021 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Supporting Actor(Tim Constantine) – 2021 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Ensemble Cast – 2021 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Concept – 2021 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2021 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Editing (Sally McLean) – 2021 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Drama – 2021 British Web Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Drama – 2021 Digital Media Festival (Italy)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2021 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (Australia)
Nominated: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2021 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (Australia)
Nominated: Best Producer (Sally McLean) – 2021 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (Australia)
Nominated: Best Screenwriter (Sally McLean) – 2021 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (Australia)
Nominated: Best Editor (Sally McLean) – 2021 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (Australia)
Nominated: Best Actor (Justin Hosking) – 2021 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (Australia)
Nominated: Best Actor (Mark Dickinson) – 2021 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (Australia)
Nominated: Best Actress (Jessica Martin) – 2021 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (Australia)
Honourable Mention: Best Web/New Media – 2021 UK Seasonal Short Film Festival (UK)
Nominated: Best TV & Web Series – 2021 World Cine Fest (Online/International)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2021 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
Nominated: Best Director of a Web Series (Sally McLean) – 2021 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
Nominated: Best Actor in a Web Series (Frank Collison) – 2021 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
Nominated: Best Actor in a Web Series (Mark McMinn) – 2021 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
Nominated: Best Actress in a Web Series (Sally McLean) – 2021 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
Finalist: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2021 SceneSaver Birthday Honours Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2021 Seoul WebFest (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Screenplay (Sally McLean) – 2021 Seoul WebFest (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Ensemble Cast – 2021 Seoul WebFest (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Concept – 2021 Seoul WebFest (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2021 Seoul WebFest (South Korea)

2020

Nominated: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2020 NYC Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Original Concept – 2020 NYC Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best International Web Series – 2020 NYC Web Fest (USA)
Finalist: Best Quarantine Film – 2020 Couch Film Festival (Canada)
Finalist: Best Television/Pilot Program or Series – 2020 L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival (India)
Nominated: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2020 Sydney WebFest (Australia)
Nominated: Best Actor (Yolanda Ovide) – 2020 Sydney WebFest (Australia)
Nominated: Moon of Valencia Award – 2020 Cinema Jove (Valencia International Film Festival) (Spain)
Finalist: Best Web Series/New Media – 2020 Near Nazareth Festival (Israel)
Nominated: Best Creator in a Drama (Sally McLean) – 2020 Asia Web Awards (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Director in a Drama (Sally McLean) – 2020 Asia Web Awards (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Social Media (Sally McLean & Phoebe Anne Taylor) – 2020 Asia Web Awards (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Screenplay in a Drama – 2020 Asia Web Awards (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Ensemble Cast in a Drama – 2020 Asia Web Awards (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Drama – 2020 Asia Web Awards (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Web Series of All Genres – 2020 Asia Web Awards (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Directing (Sally McLean) – 2020 International Online WebFest (UK)
Nominated: Best Screenplay (Sally McLean) – 2020 International Online WebFest (UK)
Nominated: Best Editing (Sally McLean) – 2020 International Online WebFest (UK)
Nominated: Best Actor (Christopher Kirby) – 2020 International Online WebFest (UK)
Nominated: Best Sound Design (Tim McCormick) – 2020 International Online WebFest (UK)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2020 International Online WebFest (UK)

2019

Nominated: Best Dramatic Web Series – 2019 Côte d’Azur Webfest (France)
Nominated: Best Director – 2019 Côte d’Azur Webfest (France)
Finalist: Best Series – 2019 London International Motion Pictures Awards (UK)
Finalist: Best Ensemble Cast (Series) – 2019 London International Motion Pictures Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Digital New Media – 2019 Golden Hollywood International Film Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Male Actor (Christopher Kirby) – 2019 Sydney WebFest (Australia)

2018

Nominated: Best Drama – 2018 Vancouver WebFest (Canada)
Nominated: Best Screenplay (Sally McLean) – 2018 Vancouver WebFest (Canada)
Nominated: Best Original Score (Jordan Ross) – 2018 Vancouver WebFest (Canada)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2018 Widescreen Film Festival (USA)
Nominated: Outstanding Direction in a Drama (Sally McLean) – 2018 LA WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Outstanding Cinematography in a Drama (Shaun Herbertson – Season One & Two / Yanni Dellaportas – Season One) – 2018 LA WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Outstanding Sound Design in a Drama (Tim McCormick) – 2018 LA WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2018 Philadelphia Independent Film Awards (USA)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2018 London Cinematic International Film Festival (UK)
Nominated: Best No Budget Short – 2018 Carmarthen Bay Film Festival (Wales) (“Beatrice” Episode)
Finalist: Best Web Series – 2018 Ozflix Independent Film Awards (Australia)
Nominated: Best International Web Series – 2018 Pilot Light TV Festival (UK)
Nominated: Best Female Director Fiction (Sally McLean) – 2018 Cardiff Mini Film Festival (Wales) (“Thomas More” Episode)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2018 TERMINUS Conference + Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Dramatic Web Series – 2018 Web Series Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Director – Drama (Sally McLean) – 2018 Web Series Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Cinematography (Shaun Herbertson) – 2018 Web Series Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Budget Under $10,000 – 2018 Web Series Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Ensemble Cast – 2018 Web Series Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Lead Actor (Christopher Kirby) – 2018 Web Series Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Lead Actress (Sally McLean) – 2018 Web Series Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Actor In a Drama, Thriller or Sci-Fi (Christopher Kirby) – 2018 New Jersey WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Best Director in a Drama, Thriller or Sci-Fi (Sally McLean) – 2018 New Jersey WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Best Cinematography – Drama, Thriller or Sci-Fi (Shaun Herbertson) – 2018 New Jersey WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Best Ensemble Cast in a Drama, Thriller or Sci-Fi – 2018 New Jersey WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Best Series Premise – 2018 New Jersey WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Best Editing (Thanassi Panagiotaras & Sally McLean) – 2018 New Jersey WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Outstanding Drama Series – 2018 New Jersey WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Best Music (Jordan Ross) – 2018 Asia Web Awards (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2018 Asia Web Awards (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Lead Actress (Sally McLean) – 2018 Asia Web Awards (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Drama Series – 2018 Asia Web Awards (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Web Series (All Genres) – 2018 Asia Web Awards (South Korea)
Nominated: Best Short Film (International) – 2018 Brazil International Film Festival (Brazil)
Nominated: Best Short Film 
– 2018 Germany International Film Festival (Germany)
Nominated: Best Short Film – 2018 Portugal International Film Festival (Portugal)
Nominated: Best Hair & Make Up – 2018 Fisheye Film Festival (UK)

2017

Nominated: Best Australian Drama – 2017 Melbourne WebFest (AUS)
Nominated: 
Best Drama – 2017 Austin WebFest (USA)
Nominated: 
Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2017 Austin WebFest (USA)
Nominated: 
Best Cinematographer (Shaun Herbertson) – 2017 Austin WebFest (USA)
Nominated: 
Best Editing (Thanassi Panagiotaras & Sally McLean) – 2017 Austin WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Best Male Lead In A Web Series (Christopher Kirby) – 2017 Austin WebFest (USA)
Nominated: Best Drama – 2017 Baja WebFest (Mexico)
Nominated: Best International Cinematography (Shaun Herbertson) – 2017 Miami Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: 
Best Editing (Sally McLean & Thanassi Panagiotaras) – 2017 Miami Web Fest (USA)
Nominated: Best Amets Series (TopAmets) – 2017 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain)
Nominated: 
Best Ensemble (EnsembleAmets) – 2017 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain)
Nominated: Best Drama – 2017 Minnesota WebFest (USA)
Nominated: 
Best Performance (Christopher Kirby) – 2017 Minnesota WebFest (USA)
Finalist: Best Web Series – 2017 ATOM Awards (Australia)
Nominated: 
Best Ensemble (Drama) – 2017 International Academy of Web Television Awards (USA)
Nominated: 
Best Sound (Tim McCormick) – 2017 International Academy of Web Television Awards (USA)
Nominated: Best Original Idea – 2017 Rio Web Fest (Brazil)
Nominated: Best Drama – 2017 Roma Web Fest (Italy)
Nominated: 
Best Director (International Narrative) (Sally McLean) – 2017 New Zealand WebFest (NZ)
Nominated: 
Best Narrative Show (International) – 2017 New Zealand WebFest (NZ)
Nominated: 
Best Drama – 2017 UK WebFest (UK)
Nominated: 
Best International – 2017 UK WebFest (UK)
Nominated: 
Best Production – 2017 UK WebFest (UK)
Nominated:
 Best Web Series – 2017 NYC WebFest (USA)
Nominated: 
Best International – 2017 NYC WebFest (USA)
Finalist:  Best Film Inspired By Shakespeare – 2017 Shakespeare Film Festival, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (UK)
Nominated:  Best Drama 
– 2017 International Short Film Festival Beveran (Belgium)
Finalist:  Best Short Film 
– 2017 Peak City International Film Festival (USA)
Finalist: Best Short Film (Drama) 
– 2017 International Short Film Festival Kolkata (India)
Nominated:
 Best Web Series – 2017 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (AUS)
Nominated: Best Writer (Sally McLean) – 2017 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (AUS)
Nominated: Best Producer (Sally McLean) – 2017 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (AUS)
Nominated: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2017 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (AUS)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2017 12 Months Film Festival (Romania)
Finalist: Best Short New Media (Sally McLean, Episode 6: Sonnet #18) – 2017 Hollywood Screenings Film Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2017 International Online Web Fest Awards (UK)
Nominated: Best Sound Design (Tim McCormick) – 2017 International Online Web Fest Awards (UK)

2016

Nominated: Best Mobisode or Web Short (Sally McLean, Episode 6: Sonnet #18) – 2016 Peak City International Film Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Web Short (Sally McLean, Episode 6: Sonnet #18) – 2016 StoneFair International Film Festival (Romania)
Nominated: Best Picture (Web Series) – 2016 Indiepossible International Film Festival (USA)
Nominated: 
Best Director (Sally McLean) – 2016 Indiepossible International Film Festival (USA)
Nominated: 
Best Cinematography (Shaun Herbertson) – 2016 Indiepossible International Film Festival (USA)
Nominated: 
Best Actor (Ben Steel) – 2016 Indiepossible International Film Festival (USA)
Nominated: Best Web Series – 2016 12 Month Film Festival (Romania)
Nominated: Best Web/New Media – 2016 Los Angeles Cinefest (USA)
Nominated: 
Best Actress (Michala Banas) – 2016 Dublin WebFest (Ireland) (Now London Short Series Festival, UK)
Nominated: Best Shakespeare Shorts (Sally McLean, Episode 6: Sonnet #18) – 2016 British Council Short Film Competition (UK)

2015

Nominated: Best Web Series – 2015 Garden City International Film Festival (India)
Nominated: Best International Web Series – October 2015 Roma CinemaDOC (Italy)
Nominated: 
Best Web Series – 2015 Digimation Awards (USA)
Nominated:
 Best Actor (Ben Steel) – 2015 International Online Web Awards (UK)

Sally McLean with Festival Director Richard Moore at the 2018 Short Cuts Film Festival

Melbourne Web Fest Director, Steinar Ellingsen, Sally McLean and Christopher Leone at the VIP dinner for the 2017 Melbourne Web Fest

Sally McLean with Shakespeare Republic’s award for Best Digital Series at the 2017 CINE Awards in New York, USA

Sally McLean and Billy Smedley presenting at the 2019 Ozflix Awards on the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) stage in Melbourne.

Kate Whitbread, Mike Cowap, Ron Brown, Sally McLean and Clayton Jacobson on the “Pathways To Success” panel hosted by Ozflix at the 2019 Melbourne Web Fest

Sally McLean, Billy Smedley and Dean Haglund at Opening Night of the 2018 Melbourne Web Fest

Sally McLean, Alyce Adams, Warwick Holt and Leanne Tonkes presenting the “Let’s Talk Web Series” panel at the 2018 St Kilda Film Festival in Melbourne

Sally McLean, John Seale AM ACS ASC and Shaun Herbertson at the 2018 Noosa International Film Festival Awards Gala in Queensland, Australia.

Sally McLean with Warwick Holt at the 2019 Melbourne Web Fest.

Sally McLean accepting the Best Cinematography Award for Shaun Herbertson for Season Two of Shakespeare Republic via video at the 2017 Sicily Web Fest, Italy

Lauren Colosimo and Sally McLean presenting at the 2018 Melbourne Web Fest Awards Gala at The Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne.

Sally McLean, Billy Smedley, Michala Banas and Alan Fletcher recording a video for the Underground Film Festival in 2016

Faran Martin, Michala Banas, Sally McLean, Christopher Kirby, Billy Smedley and Jaron Natoli during the Q&A after the special screening of Speaking Daggers at the Australian Centre For The Moving Image (ACMI), Melbourne for the Arts Learning Festival.

Sally McLean with cinematographer, Shaun Herbertson with his award for Best Cinematography for Shakespeare Republic from Sicily Web Fest

OFFICIAL SELECTION DIRECT ENTRY AWARDS:

2018 Asia Web Awards (from New Jersey WebFest)
2017 Tuscany Web Fest (from Austin WebFest)

FILM FESTIVAL OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

2024

2024 Panama Series Festival (Peru)
2024 Tatras International Film Festival (Slovakia)
2024 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
2024 LA Web Fest (USA)
2024 Apulia Web Fest (Italy)
2024 Cusco Web Fest (Peru)

2023

2023 Apulia Web Fest (Italy)
2023 New Zealand Web Fest (New Zealand)
2023 T.O. Web Fest (Canada)
2023 Minnesota Web Fest (USA)
2023 Panama Series Fest (Panama)
2023 New Jersey Web Fest (USA)
2023 The Panama Series Festival (Panama)
2023 Baltimore Web Fest (USA)
2023 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain)
2023 Series Web Awards (Peru)
2023 Wallachia International Film Festival (Romania)
2023 Sydney Web Fest (Australia)
2023 Lima Web Fest (Peru)
2023 Stafford Film Festival (UK)
2023 World Cine Fest (Online)
2023 British Web Awards (UK)
2023 Hollywood Series (USA)
2023 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
2023 International Online Web Fest (UK)

2022

2022 Nouvelle Vague Awards (France)
2022 World Cine Fest (Online/International)
2022 Apulia Web Fest (Italy)
2022 Caorle Film Festival (Italy)
2022 Luleå International Film Festival (Sweden)
2022 Golden Lion International Film Festival (India)
2022 Boden International Film Festival (Sweden)
2022 London Web Fest (UK)
2022 Baltimore Next Media Web Fest (USA)
2022 Wallachia International Film Festival (Romania)
2022 Sydney Web Fest (Australia)
2022 New Zealand Web Fest (New Zealand)
2022 British Web Awards (UK)
2022 Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Shakespeare Shorts (UK)
2022 Melbourne Women In Film Festival (Australia)
2022 Green Mountain International Film Festival (Final) (USA)
2022 International Academy of Web Television (USA)
2022 Vienna Indie Short Film Festival (Austria)
2022 Creators’ Choice Awards (Global, WSWC)
2022 Digital Griffix Film Awards (Canada)
2022 Reykjavik Independent Film Festival (Iceland)
2022 Hollywood Independent Film Festival (USA)
2022 You Film Fest (USA)
2022 Cusco WebFest (Peru)
2022 Rotterdam Independent Film Festival (Netherlands)
2022 London Web Fest (UK)
2022 Panama Series Festival (Panama)
2022 A&E International Film Festival (USA)
2022 Stafford Film Festival (UK)
2022 Miami Web Fest (USA)
2022 Andromeda Film Festival (Turkey)

2021

2021 T.O. WebFest (Canada)
2021 Seoul WebFest (South Korea)
2021 Minnesota WebFest (USA)
2021 Montréal Digital WebFest (Canada)
2021 Nightpiece International Film Festival (UK)
2021 Portland Short Fest (USA)
2021 New Jersey Web Fest (USA)
2021 Web Series Festival Global (USA)
2021 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain)
2021 Baltimore WebFest (USA)
2021 New Zealand WebFest (NZ)
2021 Rio WebFest (Brazil)
2021 British Web Awards (UK)
2021 Green Mountain International Film Festival (USA)
2021 Digital Media Fest (Italy)
2021 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (Australia)
2021 GLOW+ Television & Web Series Festival (USA)
2021 World Cine Fest (Online/International)
2021 Apulia Web Fest (Italy)
2021 UK Seasonal Short Film Festival (UK)
2021 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
2021 White Nights Film Festival (Russia)
2021 Series Fest (USA)
2021 Santa Monica WebFest (USA)
2021 SceneSaver Birthday Honours Awards (UK)
2021 Sicily WebFest (Italy)

2020

2020 Nightpiece International Film Festival (UK)
2020 Couch Film Festival (Canada)
2020 NYC Web Fest (USA)
2020 International Art Film Festival (UK)
2020 Golden Bridge Istanbul Short Film Festival (Turkey)
2020 Anatolia International Film Festival (Turkey)
2020 L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival (India)
2020 Buenos Aires International Film Festival (Argentina)
2020 Sydney Web Fest (Australia)
2020 Near Nazareth Film Festival (Israel)
2020 Cinema Jove – Valencia International Film Festival (Spain)
2020 Asia Web Awards (Korea)
2020 International Online WebFest (UK)

2019

2019 Oregon Cinema Arts Film Festival (USA)
2019 Côte d’Azur Webfest (France)
2019 London International Motion Pictures Awards (UK)
2019 Golden Hollywood International Film Festival (USA)
2019 Sydney WebFest (Australia)
2019 Strand Bookstore Lit On Film Festival (USA)
2019 Florence Film Awards (Italy)

2018

2018 St Kilda Film Festival (Top Short Films) (Australia)
2018 Canada Independent Film Festival (Canada)
2018 River Film Festival (Italy)
2018 Vancouver WebFest (Canada)
2018 Widescreen Film Festival (USA)
2018 LA WebFest (USA)
2018 Brazil International Film Festival (Brazil)
2018 Manhattan Film Festival (USA)
2018 Carballo Interplay (Spain)
2018 Philadelphia Independent Film Awards (USA)
2018 London Cinematic International Film Festival (UK)
2018 Carmarthen Bay Film Festival (Wales)
2018 Ozflix Independent Film Awards (Australia)
2018 Pilot Light TV Festival (UK)
2018 Underground Film Festival (Germany, USA & Africa)
2018 Short Cuts Film Festival (Australia)
2018 Cardiff Mini Film Festival (Wales)
2018 TERMINUS Conference + Festival (USA)
2018 New Jersey WebFest (USA)
2018 Festival Internacional de Series web de Medellín (FIS-MED) (Columbia)
2018 Realist WebFest (Russia)
2018 Web Series Festival (USA)
2018 Lit On Film Festival (USA)
2018 Asia Web Awards (Korea)
2018 Ramsgate International Film & TV Festival (UK)
2018 Riverside Short Film Festival (USA)
2018 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
2018 Brazil International Film Festival (Brazil)
2018 High Peak Independent Film Festival (UK)
2018 Auckland International Film Festival (New Zealand)
2018 Berlin International CineFest (Germany)
2018 Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest (Romania)
2018 Independent Talents International Film Festival (USA)
2018 Copenhagen Film Festival (Denmark)
2018 Noosa International Film Festival (Australia)
2018 Hamilton International Film Festival (USA)
2018 Germany International Film Festival (Germany)
2018 Portugal International Film Festival (Portugal)
2018 Cape Town International Film Market & Festival (South Africa)
2018 Fisheye Film Festival (UK)
2018 Festival Île Courts (Mauritius)
2018 Switzerland International Film Festival (Switzerland)

2017

2017 St Kilda Film Festival (Australia) – Selected Australia’s Favourite Web Series
2017 Melbourne WebFest (Australia)
2017 Austin WebFest (USA)
2017 Sicily WebFest (Italy)
2017 Baja Web Fest (Mexico)
2017 60th CINE Golden Eagle Awards (USA)
2017 Tuscany WebFest (Italy)
2017 Miami Web Fest (USA)
2017 Bilbao Seriesland (Spain) – Selección Amets
2017 Portugal International Film Festival (Portugal)
2017 Minnesota WebFest (USA)
2017 International Online Web Fest (UK)
2017 Festival de Cine de Fuengirola (Spain)
2017 Shakespeare Film Festival (UK)
2017 ATOM Awards (Australia)
2017 Brooklyn Web Fest (USA)
2017 International Academy of Web Television Awards (USA)
2017 New Zealand Web Fest (NZ)
2017 Baltimore New Media Web Fest (USA)
2017 UK Web Fest (UK)
2017 NYC Web Fest (USA)
2017 Rio Web Fest (Brazil)
2017 Roma Web Fest (Italy)
2017 SoFloWebFest (USA)
2017 Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (AUS)
2017 Anglicon Film Festival (USA)
2017 12 Month Film Festival (Romania)
2017 Saigon Underground Film Festival (Vietnam)
2017 Female Filmmakers Fuse Film Festival (USA)
2017 Web Fest New York (USA)
2017 Hollywood Screenings Film Festival (USA)
2017 Shakespeare Film Festival, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (UK)
2017 Peak City International Film Festival (USA)
2017 International Short Film Festival Beveran (Belgium)
2017 AngliCON Film Festival (USA)
2017 International Short Film Festival Kolkata (India)
2017 Browsville International Film Festival (USA)

2016

2016 Sydney World Film Festival (Australia)
2016 Largo Film Awards (Switzerland)
2016 12 Months Film Festival (Romania)
2016 Peak City International Film Festival (USA)
2016 Melbourne Queer Film Festival (Australia)
2016 Indiepossible International Film Festival (USA)
2016 Unrestricted View Film Festival (UK)
2016 Los Angeles CineFest (USA)
2016 River Film Festival (Italy)
2016 Near Nazareth Film Festival (Israel)
2016 Birmingham Underground FilmFest (USA)
2016 Cameroon Underground FilmFest (Cameroon)
2016 Melbourne Web Fest (Australia)
2016 Nightpiece International Film Festival (Scotland)
2016 Tea Break Film Festival (UK)
2016 Eureka Springs Human Rights Film Festival (USA)
2016 StoneFair International Film Festival (Romania)
2016 Bucharest Short Cut Cine Fest (Romania)
2016 Shakespeare Shorts British Council Short Film Competition (UK)
2016 Fisheye Film Festival (UK)
2016 Dublin Web Fest (Ireland) (Now London Short Series Festival, UK)
2016 Made In Melbourne Film Festival (Australia)

2015

2015 Garden City International Film Festival (India)
2015 Roma CinemaDOC (Italy)
2015 International Online WebFest (UK)
2015 DigitalMation Awards (USA)
2015 Underground FilmFest (USA)