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Melbourne Webfest

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4 – 6 September 2020

Join us at our eighth annual event online, available to stream wherever you are around the globe. 

 

A Story For Everyone

Join us for the eight annual Melbourne WebFest as we celebrate storytelling and creative entrepreneurs. Honouring innovative digital creators, cast and crew, we’ll present 25 awards to entrants and has featured series from over 20 countries since conception. 

Over the course of three days, experience the best in digital series entertainment from around the globe, in one convenient online location. Vote for your favourite series for their chance to win the Blackmagic Design Crowd Favourite Award – including a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K!

From industry panels, development workshops, talks, on demand web series streaming, networking opportunities and a live pitching competition with ABC iviewMelbourne WebFest 2020 is not to be missed.

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2020 Official Selection: Cypher

2020 Official Selection: Cypher

Cypher (CAN) parallels the process of musical collaboration with the peer-support method of mental health caregiving.

Joined by award-winning peer support caregiver Asante Haughton, the web series follows conversations with caregivers and premiere Canadian music talents on the front lines of mental health – and together, unpack key challenges and pertinent issues, providing caregiving insights along the way.

2020 Official Selection: Bananas

2020 Official Selection: Bananas

Bananas is a curious and playful look at growing up between two cultures in Australia’s Sunshine State, Queensland, with particular focus on food and family, presented by two Australian-born Asian friends Rachel Anderson and Mary Duong who are awkward, honest, and warm in equal parts.

2020 Official Selection: Carpark Clubbing

2020 Official Selection: Carpark Clubbing

Meet Carpark Clubbing (AUS), a four-episode web series about three young women individually trying to escape their responsibilities by hanging out in the car park of a doughnuts shop, only to fall into a surprising friendship triangle and a series of adventures.

2020 Official Selection: Public Writer (S3)

2020 Official Selection: Public Writer (S3)

Public Writer – Season 3 (CAN) co-writer, director and co-producer Eric Piccoli spoke to Melbourne Webfest, sharing with us how the project was a life-changing experience.

After spending years working on Public Writer, season 3 reaches the story’s culmination – Piccoli reflects on his time with the web series and the people who he met along the way.

2020 Spotlight Selection: Right Now

2020 Spotlight Selection: Right Now

Right Now (GBR) follows Rob, a young British man, who after breaking up with his boyfriend, enters the world of gay online hookups for the first time.

Robert Cawsey, the creator, writer and main actor of Right Now, told Melbourne Webfest about the stylistic choices he made, the taboo around gay sex and his acting experience.

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