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Welcome to 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.

About the festival

Melbourne WebFest is Australia’s international web series festival. 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.

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Increasing Opporunities for Female Fillmmakers in Melbourne

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The Melbourne Women in Film Festival celebrates Australian female filmmakers and aims to be an aggregate for change, writes Lauren Colosimo.

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IRL Recap: Long vs Short Narrative Content Online

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February’s Web Series IRL line-up featured three comedies: Lucky Country, The Wedding Sisters and Echo Chamber.


MWF 2016 Award Show in GIFs

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Catch up on all the fun from the Melbourne WebFest 2016 awards show.


Your Favourites on Iview

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Some of the best Aussie web series from our 2016 Official Selections are now on iview.