2020 Official Selection: Discontent

Follow the journey of interconnected millennials as they navigate the anxieties of online dating, social media addictions and the love of their smartphones through the web series, Discontent (AUS).

The mind behind the series, Sam Rogers, spoke to Melbourne WebFest about his creative journey with his series.

2020 Official Selection: Italia Sicilia Gela

Italia Sicilia Gela (ITA) focuses on Gela, one of the most contradictory cities in Italy, through the stories of many inhabitants.

We talked with writer and director Lacopo Patierno about the creation of the series and the beauty of filming around a city.

2020 Official Selection: Help

Determined to reclaim her life after a near-death experience resulting from her alcohol abuse, 27-year-old newly-sober Ki Royce must now make her way through a thicket of challenges.

We spoke with Help (AUS) creator, writer, producer, co-director and actress Fabiana Weiner about the series and the personal experience behind it’s creation, as well as what it’s like to put forward this type of story based around addiction.

2020 Official Selection: Fairy Floss

Fairy Floss (AUS) finds housemates and friends; Jacob and Savanna, interviewing for a room in their Melbourne share house, but neither could be prepared for the outrageous characters they will encounter over the course of their day.

We spoke to Harry Quinlan, the writer and director of Fairy Floss to get a look into the crazy world of housemate hunting and the process of creating the unique characters that make up the series.

2020 Spotlight Selection: Stu, My Name is Stu

Stu, My Name is Stu (GBR) follows the adventures of Stu, a wannabe actor in London, a city full of dreams, doomed auditions and awkward flatmates. You’ll get to meet his compulsive liar agent, his unsupportive mum and all the crazy Londoners that’ll cross Stu’s path on his journey towards success.

Capucine Tavoillot, Director of the 2020 Spotlight Selection web series, told Melbourne WebFest about the making of the show and the equipment used, the people involved in the series, and the message she hopes to convey.

2020 Spotlight Selection: Supertramps

In their mid-twenties, Jimmy, Ned and Ryan share an apartment together in Sydney. One morning, while walking home after a wild night, their friend Sonya gets approached by Hitch, a fashion designer who just has spent the night with Jimmy.

Supertramps (AUS) follows their lives, punctuated by crazy situations and unforgettable encounters. It’s five Sydney slackers against the world in the sitcom that dared to do nothing!

2020 Spotlight Selection: Undergarment Odysseys

Undergarment Odysseys (AUS) is a four-part anthology comedy web series about sexual health. Various matters are explored throughout the episodes to address the stigma and taboo surrounding sex, such as STDs, consent, sexual identity and much more. Humour and satire are used brilliantly, making the series light and fun to watch while getting the point across.

2020 Official Selection: We Are Einsteins

Welcome to We Are Einsteins, the world’s first science sitcom! Here, relationship drama and fights between flatmates turn into grand scientific experiments.

Even though they still love each other, Laurence and Fred decide to break up before things go bad, but still plan to raise their child together. They call on a bizarre company, specialised in break-ups, to facilitate the process and prevent them from changing their minds.

2020 Official Selection: The Rule of Three

Even though they still love each other, Laurence and Fred decide to break up before things go bad, but still plan to raise their child together. They call on a bizarre company, specialised in break-ups, to facilitate the process and prevent them from changing their minds.

The Rule of Three (CAN), producer Joannie Langevin and director Sébastien Gagné spoke to Melbourne Webfest to share how the fine details, changes in tone and music play key in creating moments that can throw audiences into the shoes of the characters they are viewing.

2020 Official Selection: How to Buy a Baby (S2)

Thirty-something couple Jane and Charlie have long given up on having a baby the fun way. They have also given up on having a baby the medically invasive way too. But while they lack the genetic components to make a child, they refuse to give up on being parents together.

We talked with Wendy Litner, the Creator and Writer of How to Buy a Baby (S2) (CAN) about her series and how it is exploring a serious topic like infertility with comedy.

2020 Official Selection: Discontent

2020 Official Selection: Discontent

Follow the journey of interconnected millennials as they navigate the anxieties of online dating, social media addictions and the love of their smartphones through the web series, Discontent (AUS).

The mind behind the series, Sam Rogers, spoke to Melbourne WebFest about his creative journey with his series.

2020 Official Selection: Help

2020 Official Selection: Help

Determined to reclaim her life after a near-death experience resulting from her alcohol abuse, 27-year-old newly-sober Ki Royce must now make her way through a thicket of challenges.

We spoke with Help (AUS) creator, writer, producer, co-director and actress Fabiana Weiner about the series and the personal experience behind it’s creation, as well as what it’s like to put forward this type of story based around addiction.

2020 Official Selection: Fairy Floss

2020 Official Selection: Fairy Floss

Fairy Floss (AUS) finds housemates and friends; Jacob and Savanna, interviewing for a room in their Melbourne share house, but neither could be prepared for the outrageous characters they will encounter over the course of their day.

We spoke to Harry Quinlan, the writer and director of Fairy Floss to get a look into the crazy world of housemate hunting and the process of creating the unique characters that make up the series.

2020 Spotlight Selection: Stu, My Name is Stu

2020 Spotlight Selection: Stu, My Name is Stu

Stu, My Name is Stu (GBR) follows the adventures of Stu, a wannabe actor in London, a city full of dreams, doomed auditions and awkward flatmates. You’ll get to meet his compulsive liar agent, his unsupportive mum and all the crazy Londoners that’ll cross Stu’s path on his journey towards success.

Capucine Tavoillot, Director of the 2020 Spotlight Selection web series, told Melbourne WebFest about the making of the show and the equipment used, the people involved in the series, and the message she hopes to convey.

2020 Spotlight Selection: Supertramps

2020 Spotlight Selection: Supertramps

In their mid-twenties, Jimmy, Ned and Ryan share an apartment together in Sydney. One morning, while walking home after a wild night, their friend Sonya gets approached by Hitch, a fashion designer who just has spent the night with Jimmy.

Supertramps (AUS) follows their lives, punctuated by crazy situations and unforgettable encounters. It’s five Sydney slackers against the world in the sitcom that dared to do nothing!

2020 Spotlight Selection: Undergarment Odysseys

2020 Spotlight Selection: Undergarment Odysseys

Undergarment Odysseys (AUS) is a four-part anthology comedy web series about sexual health. Various matters are explored throughout the episodes to address the stigma and taboo surrounding sex, such as STDs, consent, sexual identity and much more. Humour and satire are used brilliantly, making the series light and fun to watch while getting the point across.

2020 Official Selection: We Are Einsteins

2020 Official Selection: We Are Einsteins

Welcome to We Are Einsteins, the world’s first science sitcom! Here, relationship drama and fights between flatmates turn into grand scientific experiments.

Even though they still love each other, Laurence and Fred decide to break up before things go bad, but still plan to raise their child together. They call on a bizarre company, specialised in break-ups, to facilitate the process and prevent them from changing their minds.

2020 Official Selection: The Rule of Three

2020 Official Selection: The Rule of Three

Even though they still love each other, Laurence and Fred decide to break up before things go bad, but still plan to raise their child together. They call on a bizarre company, specialised in break-ups, to facilitate the process and prevent them from changing their minds.

The Rule of Three (CAN), producer Joannie Langevin and director Sébastien Gagné spoke to Melbourne Webfest to share how the fine details, changes in tone and music play key in creating moments that can throw audiences into the shoes of the characters they are viewing.

2020 Official Selection: How to Buy a Baby (S2)

2020 Official Selection: How to Buy a Baby (S2)

Thirty-something couple Jane and Charlie have long given up on having a baby the fun way. They have also given up on having a baby the medically invasive way too. But while they lack the genetic components to make a child, they refuse to give up on being parents together.

We talked with Wendy Litner, the Creator and Writer of How to Buy a Baby (S2) (CAN) about her series and how it is exploring a serious topic like infertility with comedy.