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9 Shows That Actually Star LGBTQ People of Color

Of the visual media available to us in 2017, Web series are still what many consider a recent phenomenon. These sets of related videos are released on the Internet, typically in an episodic structure. Yet despite a bit of mystery around the format, its history goes all the way back to 1995, when the first Web series with video, The Spot, premiered online.

‘That’s My DJ’ Season 3: This Show Has Something for Everyone – FLARE

When I first got invited to the screening for the third and final season of That’s My DJ-an award-winning web series created by D.W. Waterson, a Toronto-based DJ -I’m not going to lie I was a little nervous.

D.W. Waterson spins DJ life into a web series

D.W. Waterson explores the Toronto DJ scene in her web series That’s my DJ, giving the audiences a window onto that drug-fuelled and sometimes dark world. Waterson has been a DJ for years, but it wasn’t until 2014 that she decided to turn what was her daily life into a web series.

#Creatortown – D.W. Waterson’s That’s My DJ – Girth Radio

Creatortown This week D.W. Waterson drops by Creatortown to talk all about her T.O. WebFest wins, the Toronto DJ scene and of course the launch of season three of her new web series That’s My DJ and how women have to work 12 times harder to get to where they want to be inside the industry.

Episode 96 – D.W. Waterson by Maple Syrup Shots

This week we chat with Writer, Director, DJ and all around awesome person… D.W. Waterson! We talk about the upcoming third and final season of her award winning web series, “That’s My DJ”. We also play a round of What’s In The Box, recap some questionable NHL moves and talk Trump’s diapers.

7 Queer Web Series You Should Be Binge Watching Right Now

Make some popcorn and forget about outside.

“That’s My DJ” gets queerer in Season 2 – AfterEllen

That’s My DJ is a Canadian web series described as an “unapologetic look inside the new order of rave” with a Season 2 that focuses on a “sexually charged narrative between two women in Toronto’s music scene.” It’s even cooler than it sounds.

9 New York Television Festival Pilots to Put on Your Radar

The 12th Annual New York Television Festival is approaching, which means a new crop of pilots and series will be showcased during its Independent Pilot Competition. This year 63 programs will be featured during the six-day event, which runs from October 24-29. Here are nine selections to put on your radar: 1.

Web Series Wednesday | That’s My DJ

The directing is superb as each season’s first episode is a short episode introducing you to the main character but from their point of view. You can see Simon and Meagan greeting others, taking drinks and more, which really makes you feel like you’re one with the character or sitting nearby watching the story unfold.

A Conversation With Indie Director, Creator, and One of Toronto’s most in-demand DJs D.W. Waterson

D.W. Waterson is a force to be reckoned with. Not only is she one of the most sought-after DJs in Toronto, but she also runs the production company The Night is Y and has so far written and directed three seasons of the web series In person, D.W.

New York Television Festival Announces Independent Pilot Competition Selections

The New York Television Festival has announced the Official Selections for its Independent Pilot Competition. Sixty-three original television and digital pilots and series will be presented for industry executives and TV fans at the 12th Annual New York Television Festival, including 42 world festival premieres, which runs October 24-29.

 

AWARDS

Canadian Screen Awards
NOMINATED – Best Director D.W. Waterson – That’s My Dj Season 3
NOMINATED – Best Lead Actress Emily Piggford – That’s My DJ Season 2 2017

Independent Television and Film Festival (ITVFest)
WON – Best Editing

New York Television Festival (NYTVF)
WON – Best Director

Vancouver Web Fest
WON – Best Director
WON – Best Canadian Web Series
NOMINATED – Best Cinematography
NOMINATED – Best Drama

D.C. Web Fest
WON – Silver

L.A. Web Fest
WON – Best Cinematography
NOMINATED – Best Director
NOMINATED – Best Lead Actress (Emily Piggford)
NOMINATED – Best Supporting Actress (Dayle McLeod)
NOMINATED – Best Supporting Actress (Kelly McCormack)
NOMINATED – Outstanding Score
NOMINATED – Best Editing

Pilot Light TV Festival
WON – Best of the Fest

Out Web Fest
WON – Best Drama

T.O. Web Fest
WON – Best Director
WON – Best Drama
WON – Best Canadian Web Series
NOMINATED – Best Lead Actress
NOMINATED – Best Supporting Actress
NOMINATED – Best Cinematography
NOMINATED – Best Sound Design
NOMINATED – Best Music
NOMINATED – Best LGBTQ Story

Miami Web Fest
NOMINATED – Best Actress
NOMINATED – Best Screenplay
NOMINATED – Best Music/Score

Raindance Web Fest
Official Selection – Season 2

Minnesota Web Fest
WON – Best Director
WON – Best Female Representation
NOMINATED – Best Drama

Noteable
Director of the Year – D.W. Waterson