• About HigletFilms


    HigletFilms was created in 2010 by Mary Higgins (WorldofHiglet) and hubby, Paul, as a showcase for their experimental web video/new media/webseries/web tv work.

    Their new webseries, 'Mind My Brains, Darling!' is now showing on Blip.tv.

  • Mind My Brains, Darling! Season 1

  • Goodnight Princess Omnibus (Acts 1-3)

  • Interview with Felicia Day

HigletFilms wins Indie Intertube Award for Innovation!

Awards, Indie Intertube, news, webseries

Indie Intertube 2nd annual logo

On Sunday we all tuned in to the 2nd Annual Indie Intertube Awards live broadcast on Mingle Media TV. And not just because ‘Mind My Brains, Darling!’ was up for three Awards! We have been fans of Indie Intertube for a long time, listen to their weekly podcast fairly religiously and we weren’t going to miss this event!

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Screen grab from the 2nd Annual Indie Intertube Awards with April and Amanda

April and Amanda hosted the event with humour and professionalism, all backed up with their encyclopedic knowledge of webseries, webTV and the denizens of this hallowed space. The chat room was on fire and there was a real party atmosphere as they presented award after award (full list of all the winners is on indieintertube.tv).

When they started to announce the second ‘Lonelykonkledaydon Innovation Award’ I had the weirdest feeling – oh my! They are talking about us! It’s a little bit of a haze but I remember they said some very complimentary things about BodyLine and how it had developed from a fan-based webseries (which was the Evil League of Evil Application Processing Office videos) to the Internet Play, Goodnight Princess (which still made them cry every time they watched it) to Mind My Brains, Darling! And that they thought it had changed the space.

To be recognised by your peers is a humbling experience. The announcement and the stream of congratulations in the chat room and twitter from people we had grown to know and love over these last years was truly an emotional moment for me. I tell you, I would have been useless if I had had to make an acceptance speech there and then!

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Screen grab from the 2nd Annual Indie Intertube Awards with April and Amanda

We knew when we started pushing the boundaries of BodyLine that many people probably wouldn’t quite understand what we were doing, or that they wouldn’t necessarily enjoy it even if they did. But we wanted to see how far we could go, and see whether it was possible to create a coherent series in a style that had literally not been seen before. I think we achieved that.

Winning this award shows that other people have been paying attention and appreciate what we were doing. So I encourage anyone who is trying something new to take heart from that. Keep going. Don’t give up. Don’t be disheartened when people don’t understand what you are trying to do, or dismiss it, or ignore it completely. Listen to advice, criticism and feedback, but don’t lose sight of your goals. Web TV, webseries – whatever you want to call it – the point of it is that you can make it anything you want it to be. ‘Mind My Brains, Darling!’ as a BodyLine series would never be allowed to be on TV. It’s completely bonkers to cut the heads off the actors – what were we thinking?!? If you are on the cutting edge, don’t let other people push you. And for goodness sake sure everyone knows what you are doing, and, if you can, why.

We’ll be recording our acceptance speech tonight, so look out for that 🙂 And we will do a YouTube release of our video ‘BodyLine: Four Reasons Why’ later today.

Thank you for everyone who has supported us. This is a group endeavour. It is very hard to create anything, to keep on going, and every single time you made time to send an email, tweet, vote or comment helped us plough on. Yes – this award is all your fault. Thank you!



  1. Ed  •  Mar 13, 2012 @1:56 pm

    Well, if we’re placing blame, let me say thanks for Mind My Brains, Darling. I watched it many times and enjoyed every viewing. Goodnight Princess only got one viewing and I barely made it through that. Guess I’m just a wimp but my heart just couldn’t take seeing it again.

    Again, congrats on the award and hope it’s the first of many.

  2. admin  •  Mar 13, 2012 @2:24 pm

    Thank you, Ed! We are so lucky to have you as a friend and supporter 🙂

  3. Megan Lynch  •  Mar 13, 2012 @3:54 pm

    Well deserved! Kudos to the entire Higlet clan!

  4. Stephanie @MingleMediaTV  •  Mar 14, 2012 @9:49 am

    It was an awesome show… and wow, the time and consideration that was put into it by the Indie Intertube gals was great too.

    AND it was even better to see all the creators and fans in one chat room sharing the love… to be recognized or to be a winner? It was all the same – and that’s what counts…

    Congrats to Higlet for your nominations keep rockin and rollin! Pushing boundaries are why you’re here – in this medium – let your creativity continue to soar and take you where the story goes.

  5. admin  •  Mar 14, 2012 @9:55 am

    Thank you, Megan, for all your support, feedback AND for letting us use your album, ‘Songs the Brothers Warner Taught Me‘ for ‘Mind My Brains, Darling!’.

  6. admin  •  Mar 14, 2012 @9:59 am

    It was such a brilliant show, and fantastic to have so many creators and fans all celebrating the community like that. Indie Intertube has always been hugely supportive of the entire space, and their weekly podcast and Mingle Media TV broadcast are always informed by their huge knowledge and passion. Thank you MMTV for giving them the platform!

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