Sunday 1 July program

Official selection screenings and panels

9.45 am – 5.30 pm
@ Village Roadshow Theatrette
State Library of Victoria
Entry via La Trobe Street

Doors open at 10.15 am. First screening block commences at 10.30 am.

Please observe content notices on individual screening block for suitability for audiences.

Screening block 4
9.45am – 11.45 am

Doors open at 9.45am. Screening starts at 10.

Not suitable for younger audiences. 

Burkland (BEL)
Save Me (CAN)
Language Academy (USA)
Crimetube (ITA)
Antarktika (GER)
Counting Mx. Gye (KOR)
Natural Selection (COL)
Zombie Ztories (FRA)
Man-O (CAN)
The Y Theory (BEL)

Panel: Writing for the web
12 noon -12.30 pm

Penelope Chai (Writer, Other People’s Problems, AUS)
Nik Kacevski (Writer, Skinford, AUS)
Erin Good (Writer, Jade of Death, AUS)
Madeline Dyer (Writer, Sexy Herpes, AUS)
Ben Timony (Writer, These New South Whales, AUS)

Moderator: Stayci Taylor (RMIT)

12.30 pm – 1.30 pm

Screening block 5
1.30 pm – 3.15 pm

ACCESSIBLE SESSION: All series in this block are fully captioned. 

Not suitable for younger audiences. 

The Big Nothing (AUS)
Small Town Hackers (AUS)
Wine (AUS)
It’s not that simple (IND)
Jade of Death (AUS)
Woke (FRA)
Random Season 2 (FRA)
These New South Whales (AUS)

Panel: Blockbuster web series
3.30 pm – 4 pm

ACCESSIBLE SESSION: This panel will be Auslan interpreted. 

John Cabrera (Writer/Director, H+ USA)
Enzo Tedeschi (Director/Producer, Event Zero & Skinford, AUS)
Chris Thompson (Producer, Patricia Moore, AUS)
Katia Nizic (Producer, Homecoming Queens, AUS)
Tess Meyer (Producer, Skinford, AUS)

Beatrix Holland (Content strategist)

Screening block 6
4.15 pm – 5.30 pm

Mature audiences only. 

Aunty Donna The Album (AUS)
Kiki and Kitty (AUS)
Prisoners and Pups (AUS)
This is Desmondo Ray! (AUS)
Wishlist (GER)
Ink (FRA)
Played (CAN)
Iran #No Filter (FRA)
Skinford (AUS)
Homecoming Queens (AUS)


7pm – 10pm
Deakin Edge, Fed Square

Join us for the sixth annual Melbourne WebFest Awards, hosted by the infamous Dean Haglund of X-Files and Shakespeare Republic. This is an awards ceremony with a difference. No boring acceptance speeches. No long lists of thank yous. Expect the unexpected. This is awards done right, done fun.


10pm – LATE
@ Beer Deluxe, Fed Square
Ticketed event

After the gala awards, we move to the party to Beer Deluxe (upstairs). Let your hair down, help us celebrate the award winners and the successful completion of the sixth anniversary of Australia’s international web series festival.
Note: The After Party is open to all ticket holders, including those with single session tickets.