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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.


IRL Recap: Discovering Distribution

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The November Web Series IRL discussed network funding and how best to get your series on a distribution platform, writes Lauren Colosimo.


5 Ways to Get Noticed by Festival Selection Panels

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So you have a web series, you hear about web fests, you want your series to be in a web fest, but how do you do it? We have compiled a guide of essentials that your series should have to be web fest worthy.


Heights in Representation

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Duo Julie Kalceff and Rosie Lourde plan to bring new drama series Torn to our screens with help from Screen Australia’s Gender Matters Initiative.


Gender Diversity On Screen

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Female filmmaker Emma Masters talks about the importance of gender diversity on and behind Australian screens, writes Shaye Windsor.