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
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
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.
Petrol’s Episode 7 is making international waves and trending on YouTube in the Netherlands right now!
Check out Episode 7 – Brat’ya (Brothers).
Hollywood North Magazine writes an exclusive on Petrol the Series.
If you’re curious about how some of those great locations were obtained and want to know more behind-the-scenes stories from co-producers, Ant Horasanli and Reza Sholeh, check out the full article.
The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television announces the nominees for the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards in March.
Petrol the Series received two nominations:
For a full list of nominees in the Digital Media category, check out their website at www.academy.ca.