Did you know this is the FIFTH annual Melbourne WebFest?!? I know, the years have flown by... Join us as we move the festival to a new venue in 2017 and celebrate our fifth anniversary of MWF at the State Library of Victoria. Melbourne WebFest is Australia's only international web series festival and the largest in the southern hemisphere. The festival works to acknowledge and promote the work of established and emerging screen producers in the online space, both domestic and international, and to provide a space that facilitates dialogue, professional development and networking. BUY TICKETS: melbournewebfest.eventbrite.com Program details: http://www.melbournewebfest.com/2017-program/ With screenings, panels, industry events, a pitching comp, parties and a Gala Awards Night, Melbourne WebFest 2016 is sure to please! The 2017 Festival includes: Thursday 29 June: SPOTLIGHT & STUDENT SHOWCASE Networking & screenings, 6pm onwards @ Loop 23 Meyers Place *Free event Friday 30 June: INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT DAY Workshops 9.30am – 5pm @ University City Campus (Level 20, 360 Collins Street, Melbourne) - “Get Infront: Digital Workshop for Creatives w/ Nicky Papadopoulos (Infront Artists) -“Resilience for early career artists” w/ Susan Cooper (Entertainment Assist) + Open Channel - “Supercharge Your Series: Stepping it Up for Season Two” w/ Kirsty Stark (Epic Films) - Screenwriting masterclass w/ Kelly Lefever OPENING NIGHT 7pm-10pm @ Experimedia, State Library of Victoria Featuring keynote by Christopher Leone and more… Saturday 1 July SCREENINGS + Q&As w/ creators and crews 11am — 7:30pm @ Village Roadshow Theatrette, State Library of Victoria Full screening times and details available via our website. PITCH IVIEW 2.30 – 4.30pm @ Village Roadshow Theatrette, State Library of Victoria NETWORKING PARTY 7.30 pm – LATE Sunday 2 July SCREENINGS + Q&As w/ creators and crews 10am — 5pm @ Village Roadshow Theatrette, State Library of Victoria Full screening times and details available via our website. “ADAPTATIONS FROM WEB SERIES TO FILM AND TV”: PANEL 1pm – 2pm @ Village Roadshow Theatrette, State Library of Victoria Panelists: Rick Kalowski (Head of Comedy, ABC), Paul Walton (Head of Production, Princess Pictures), Christopher Leone (LA-based filmmaker), Enzo Tedeschi (Deadhouse Films), Greta Lee Jackson (Skitbox). Moderated by MWF Director Steinar Ellingsen. 5th ANNUAL MWF AWARDS SHOW 7pm-10pm @ Experimedia, State Library of Victoria Hosted by Greta Lee Jackson (Skitbox). OFFICIAL MWF AFTER PARTY 10pm – LATE @ Father’s Office All events are fully wheelchair accessible, 2 screening blocks will be captioned and select events will be Auslan interpreted.