2017 Melbourne WebFest

This year’s festival details have been announced!

Check out all the selections, nominations, program details and the awards jury, and get your tickets here!


Australia’s International Web Series Festival

Melbourne Web Fest is Australia’s international web series festival, working to honour innovative creators that are transforming the world of entertainment.

MWF was the fourth festival of its kind in the world, and remains the biggest celebration of web series in the Southern Hemisphere.

Digital series entertainment is growing rapidly and is fast rising to challenge traditional modes of producing, distributing and engaging with screen content. Innovative web series creators are a driving force in this storytelling evolution.

Melbourne WebFest is working to acknowledge digital screen producers and is creating a hub for networking and professional development in the heart of Melbourne. It is also an opportunity for the public to experience the best in digital series entertainment from around the globe. The festival includes screenings, keynotes, discussion panels, masterclasses, and, a live pitching competition.

Trailer: Mashed Up

Behind the scenes of the MWF internship.
Premiering on opening night!

2017 Official Selection
June 24, 2017

2017 Official Selection: Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard (AUS)

Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard is a celebration of the world’s greatest playwright, and his diverse and insightful understanding of the big issues of his time.

2017 Official Selection
June 22, 2017

2017 Official Selection: Restoration (AUS)

In a futuristic world where companies offer people the service of having their memories downloaded “for backup”, the impossible becomes possible.

2017 Official Selection
June 22, 2017

2017 Official Selection: The Streets Barber Stories (AUS)

Nasir Sobhani is an Aussie barber giving free haircuts to those in need, by giving them a clean cut, he’s also giving them a clean start.