This is Desmondo Ray! wins best animated series in Los Angeles

This is Desmondo Ray!, a six-part web series has won the award for Best Animated Series at the International Academy of Web Television Awards in Los Angeles. Described as the Emmy’s for web series, there is no doubt this is a prestigious award.

Created and directed by Australian filmmaker, Steve Baker, the series has also been nominated for Best Writing in the drama category, Best Directing for a drama, Best International Series, Best Animated Series, Best Videographics, Best Soundtrack at the upcoming Rio Webfest.

The web series, based around a man searching for love in a crazy world, is no stranger to awards, having already won Best Web Series at the Chain NYC Film Festival, and nominated for Best Online Series Production of the Year at the Screen Producers Australia Awards.

Desmondo was first introduced to audiences in 2013 in the short film, The Video Dating Tape of Desmondo Ray, Aged 33 & 3/4. Since then, Desmondo has gained a cult following after it receiving a Vimeo Staff Pick and premiering at SXSW.

You can watch all six episodes of This is Desmondo Ray! by heading to the website, as of right now!


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Matthew Arcari

Matthew Arcari is the games and technology editor at The AU Review. You can find him on Twitter at @sirchunkee, or at the Dagobah System, chilling with Luke and Yoda.