Petrol the Series was nominated for 5 categories at this year’s IAWTV Awards in Los Angeles! Nominations include: Best Directing for Ant Horasanli, Best Dramatic Series, Best Editing, Best Sound and Best Ensemble Drama.
The prestigious International Academy of Web Television will host its 5th IAWTV Awards at a gala celebration honoring the best in streaming series on October 4, 2017, in the Ahmanson Ballroom at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
For more information about the festival visit: www.iawtv.org
The Scottish Geek Network includes Petrol the Series on it’s list of web series to check out from across the Pond.
Check out their blog post here: The Age of The Webseries – Part I: Outside the UK
Director Ant Horasanli was invited as a special guest and industry expert to speak at BAM 2017 about the strategies of building an audience for a web series. As a member of the Canadian delegation, he also met with other Colombian filmmakers, attended conferences and panels, and screened some of the latest in Colombian films, web series and tv pilots.
The Bogota Chamber of Commerce and Proimágenes Colombia, with support from the Colombian Film Development Fund, hosted the 8th Annual Bogota Audiovisual Market (BAM) this year in Bogota from July 10-14.
The BAM offers an opportunity to discover the best Colombian audiovisual projects and talents. For more information: BAM 2017
Petrol the Series is an Official Selection of the Marseille Web Fest! One of 21 webseries from around the world that will be a part of the festival in Marseille, France from Oct 19-21, 2017.
Since its creation in 2011, the Marseille Web Fest has remained faithful to its founding purpose: to reveal and highlight digital series to serve the changing digital, promote the development of the industry in the world or just celebrate the digital series internationally.
Check out more information about the festival at www.marseillewebfest.com.
Some of the team from Petrol the Series was at hand at the Willson Oakville Film Festival for the screening of their webseries on June 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm ET at the Film.ca Theatre in Oakville. (Photo 1 Left to Right: Reza Sholeh, Ant Horasanli, Tyler Blake Smith, Len Greenaway)
The screening was followed by a lively Q & A session where the team talked about everything from production to budget and on-set antics.
The Oakville Film festival ran from June 23-25, 2017. For more information, check out their website at www.offa.ca.
Petrol the Series is an official selection at the Buffalo Niagara International Film Festival this year!
The Festival will take place from September 20 – 30, 2017.
For more information on the festival: www.thebnff.com
Co-producer Ant Horasanli of Petrol the Series got to attend the World Media Festival in Banff Alberta from June 11-14, 2017, thanks in part through the support of the Independent Production Fund. The 4 day event was jam-packed with conferences, Master Classes and notable speakers.
Check out more information on the festival: Banff World Media Festival
Director Ant Horasanli will have two of his latest works screened at the Oakville Festivals of Film & Art – one of them being an episode of his webseries Petrol.
Established in 2014, the Oakville Festivals of Film & Art (OFFA) is a cultural not-for-profit organization that provides Oakville’s only independent film festival.
For more information about the festival, check out their website at www.offa.ca.
T.O WebFest has announced it’s 2017 Official Selections and they include Petrol the Series! The webseries is also nominated for a genre award – Best Action & Thrills’!
The IWCC will host the 4th Annual Web Festival from May 25-27, 2017. This year’s venue will be the iconic Toronto landmark, the CN Tower.
T.O. WebFest supports, connects, promotes and celebrates independent content creators from Canada and around the world. The three day festival offers engaging panels and workshops, networking, screenings, installations, awards, and special events.
For more information about the Festival, visit their website : T.O. WebFest
Petrol the Series took home the Best Action/Adventure Award at the 2017 HollyWeb Festival in Hollywood. The Awards were presented at the Fonda Theatre on April 2, 2017.
Here’s a list of all the 2017 winners: HollyWeb Fest 2017 winners
Petrol the Series has made it onto the Web Series World Cup (WSWC) 2017 list. It’s currently ranked 19th amongst web series from around the world.
With 15 eligible web fests still to take place until December 2017, Petrol the Series is on track to move up even higher through the standings!
In it’s 3rd year, the WSWC seeks to provide international recognition that aims to recognize, support and promote the world’s most talented content makers.
Petrol the Series wins Best Mystery at Vancouver Web Fest 2017!
Check out the full list of nominees and winners : Vancouver Web Fest 2017
Co-producers (left to right), Reza Sholeh and Ant Horasanli, of the nominated web series Petrol the Series at Canadian Screen Week 2017 in Toronto.
Co-Producer and Director, Ant Horasanli, of Petrol at the Canadian Screen Awards Digital Media Gala & Awards Night in Toronto.
Here’s a full list of Digital Media nominees for 2017.
Excited to share the news that Petrol has just been chosen as an Official Selection of the HollyWeb Festival 2017 in Los Angeles!
For more information on the festival, click here: www.hollywebfestival.com
Check out our very own Jamie Elizabeth Sampson (Amber) and Mark Rival (Maserati Rick) having some crazy fun on Super Geeked Up, all the while promoting Petrol.
Petrol the Series cast members let loose and have some light-hearted fun on Super Geeked Up – an online sci-fi/fantasy show that plays super-fun geek-themed improv games with some of the coolest guests from the worlds of movies, TV, web series, and comics!
Click here for the full episode: Super Geeked Up
Ant Horasanli, one of Petrol’s co-producers, has been invited to take part in the new media panel at the Oxford Film Festival during the Fest Forward event on Friday, February 17 at the Powerhouse. The general focus is on careers in new media.
Petrol gets some more nationwide exposure on SiriusXM Satellite and Internet Radio with Ward and Al from SiriusXM Canada.
Producers Ant Horasanli and Reza Sholeh join radio hosts Ward and Al to talk about Petrol, web series and diversity in Canadian filmmaking.
Check out the full interview here: SiriusXM interview with Petrol
Ant Horasanli and Reza Sholeh are in the Newstalk 1010 studios (iHeart Radio) to talk with David Eddie about all things Petrol.
Tune in and listen as they discuss the making of their web series about 5 getaway drivers who all work for a mysterious figure known only as the “Employer”.
Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver’s Jonathon Brown interviews co-producers, Ant Horasanli and Reza Sholeh of Petrol. Not only do they discuss the characters from the web series, but also what it means to showcase Toronto on film.
See the full interview here: Petrol promoting Canada’s style with a new take on the heist genre
Reza Sholeh, co-producer of Petrol is interviewed by Dan McPeake of Endeavours Radio and explains how Petrol came to be, along with some of the advantages of being a web series.
Listen to the full podcast here.