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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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IRL Recap: Content is King.

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Content is king. The fifth Web Series IRL meet-up discussed release strategies, targeting your audience and keeping them, writes Shaye Windsor.

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Newsletter: MWF 2016 Award Winners, Thanks to Our Team and Thanks for Coming

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Thanks to everyone who celebrated Melbourne WebFest, at the festival and online; thanks to our jury, guest speakers, Award Show hosts, Festival Partners and great volunteer team. Congrats to all the selected series and award winners. And do forget to tell us what you thought of this year’s festival by taking our short survey.

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IRL Recap: Second Seasons & the Legalities of Creating a Series

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At the June meet up of Web Series IRL, we heard from Tamasin Simpkin from The Katering Show and Melanie Rowland from LOL to hear about their experience as producers.

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2016 Official Selection: Ren: The Girl with the Mark (UK)

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Ren is an original fantasy series about a young woman who, after a strange encounter in the woods, is marked by an ancient spirit, writes Dominique McCusker.