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Mick-LuciferPosted: 08/18/2014 12:28 PMStatus ::
Mortal Kombat: Legacy Nominated for Streamy Awards

When compared to its revolutionary predecessor; Mortal Kombat: Legacy Season II came and went relatively quickly. That hasn't prevented the pioneering Warner Bros. online series receiving acknowledgment, with multiple Streamy Award nominations announced today.

Mortal Kombat is nominated across several genre and technical categories, including awards for: Drama, Directing and Visual and Special Effects. Star Brian Tee has been singled out for his role as an uncharacteristically conflicted incarnation of Liu Kang.

The 4th Annual Streamy Awards will be announced online on September 4th, with a live ceremony to follow September 7th. Sixteen of the top awards will be presented during the live event, sponsored by Coca-Cola.

Award Nomination Categories
Channel, Show, or Series Overall - Drama
Chosen
Lauren
Mortal Kombat: Legacy II
Storytellers
The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

Channel, Show, or Series Subject - Action & Sci-Fi
Action Movie Kid
Corridor Digital
Mortal Kombat: Legacy II
Red vs. Blue
Video Game High School

Performance - Actor in a Drama
David Arquette, Cleaners
Wilson Cleveland, BlackBoxTV Presents
Joey Graceffa, Storytellers
Brian Tee, Mortal Kombat: Legacy II
Daniel Vincent Gordh, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

Craft - Choreography
Castrol Footkhana: Neymar Jr. v Ken Block, Andy Ansah, Neymar Jr., and Ken Block
Dance Showdown, Ambrose Respicio and AnzeSkrube
Jabbawockeez Presents Regenerate, Jabbawockeez
Mortal Kombat: Legacy II, Garrett Warren and Larnell Stovall
Super Power Beat Down, Alvin J. Hsing and Shaun Paul Piccinino

Craft - Cinematography
@SummerBreak, Joseph Guidry
Devinsupertramp , Devin Graham
Mortal Kombat: Legacy II, Scott Keven
Making A Scene, BartoszNalazek
Rocket Jump, John Salmon

Craft - Directing
BlackBoxTV Presents, Tony E. Valenzuela
Eric Wareheim, Eric Wareheim
Lauren, Jon Avnet
Mortal Kombat: Legacy II, Kevin Tancharoen
Video Game High School, Matt Arnold, Freddie Wong

Craft - Visual and Special Effects
Action Movie Kid, Daniel Hashimoto
Corridor Digital, Niko Pueringer and Sam Gorski
Mortal Kombat: Legacy II, Lars Anderson
Rocket Jump, Freddie Wong
Video Game High School, Chris Bailey and Joseph Cornell


Nominated Brian Tee (Liu Kang) with Ed Boon at Comic Con 2013.

The Streamy Awards represent a partnership between dick clark Productions and Tubefilter to recognize "excellence in original online video". “Without a doubt, digital video creators have become a tremendous force to inspire, educate, and entertain the public,” said Executive Producer Assaf Blecher, Vice President, Programming and Development, dick clark productions. “This year, we are introducing the Streamy ICONs, presented by Samsung, which will honor the amazing work of four industry disruptors with a spectacular and memorable moment.

Live-action departure from video game canon and iconography left fans more divided than ever before at the close of Season 2. An announcement of nominated Director Kevin Tancharoen's apparent departure followed shortly thereafter. The series was released as a single YouTube playlist in September, 2013 [watch it now] and will be released to own on Blu-Ray and DVD this October [full story].

The awards nominations are a nice feather in the cap for Legacy II, which is expected to continue into Season 3 soon [read more]. The success of Mortal Kombat: Legacy inspired a rival live-action adaptation of Street Fighter called Assassin's Fist.

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lastfighter89Posted: 08/18/2014 01:30 PMStatus ::


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RE: Mortal Kombat: Legacy Nominated for Streamy Awards

I'm not surprised, despite what the majority of the MK community thinks, MK Legacy season 2 was good in almost every aspect, considering its budget, its time constraints and limited crew (just one male stunt-double for Casper Van Dien and two fight coreographers). I liked it, and thankfully the general reception was good.

5 nominations, albeit in a minor contest and with low quality competition, is still a great achievement, although the best would be winning in AT LEAST one out of five.

Excited for season 3....

RazorsEdge701Posted: 08/18/2014 01:44 PMStatus ::


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RE: Mortal Kombat: Legacy Nominated for Streamy Awards

Did Assassin's Fist not come out within a cutoff date to be nominated?

raidenthefridgePosted: 08/18/2014 03:46 PMStatus ::


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RE: Mortal Kombat: Legacy Nominated for Streamy Awards

I really enjoyed the first season (with exception to Kitana and Mileenas episodes)

But I was pretty disappointed with the second season.

Thanks to MINION for taking my Siginity!
SwingBattaPosted: 08/18/2014 05:42 PMStatus ::


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RE: Mortal Kombat: Legacy Nominated for Streamy Awards

Not investing too much in this because it's not exactly a meaningful award.

But I do have to ask: was Brian Tee's nomination the result of Training Day Syndrome?

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