Roma Web Fest: Submissions Closing Soon

By August 30, 2017Blog

Submissions for the next Roma WebFest close on the 10 of September!

Roma Web Fest is the first web series festival in Italy. It was created in 2012 by screenwriter, actress and producer, Janet Denardis who had a passion for web series and viral content, and collaborated with various publications and companies to transform her passion into a something bigger. “I was aware of the need to create a showcase for young talent. A place to create a meeting between producers, broadcasters and directors,” says Janet.

Roma Web Fest aims to acknowledge the best in web native content and transmedia in Italy and around the world. The festival also provides creators with the opportunity to propose new ideas and present their projects in a pitching competition.

In addition, Roma Web Fest has worked with several institutions to form policies that stimulates the creation of contemporary audio-visual content.

In 2016, Roma Web Fest offered a total of 33 awards, prizes and acknowledgements.

Sky Award – 15,000 euros
Sky Web Award for Best Pitch – 5,000 euros
Best Foreign Web Series
Best Italian Web Series
Best Subject/Screenplay
Best Director (Italy)
Best Director (Foreigner)
Best Actress
Best Special Airlock Effects
Best Scenery/Costumes
Best Editing
Best Photography
Best Soundtrack
Best Actor
Best Horror Scene
Best Comedy Scene

Janssen Special Prize – 20,000 Euros
Movieland Special Prize Award – 5,000 Euros
Public Prize of the Movieland Network
Led Prize
Film and Clips Award (Foreign Web Series) – 500 Euros
Film and Clips Award (Italian Web Series) – 1,000 Euros
Public Prize of the Network School
Best Italian Web Series (Non-Finalist)
Public Prize
Public Network Prize
Best Idea (Non-Finalist)
Next Prize Award
Best Independent Italian Product
Best Original Idea
Best Foreign Product

Special Recognition for Innovation
Animated Web Series

The selected winners will have the opportunity to be directly admitted to the finals of Roma Web Fest’s partner festivals.


Opening registration: April 8, 2017
Closing dates: September 10, 2017
Official selection list: September 30, 2017
Awards ceremony: November 26, 2017

 Roma Web Fest’s submission criteria, rules & terms of conditions are available here.




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