Melbourne hosts its fourth annual WebFest

5 July 2016

Written by: Rachael Roberts

Featuring series from 15 different countries, this year’s festival has grown bigger and more diverse.

In addition to screening 55 web series, Melbourne Web Fest has also featured an industry development day with workshops and panel discussions.

In partnership with ABC iview, MWF also hosted a pitching competition, 15 shortlisted creators, along with five wildcard entries pitched their ideas for an original web series. The winner will received $5,000 towards developing their idea as well as a writing residency  at Marseille Webfest.


Rachael RobertsThumbRachael Roberts is upstart’s outgoing Media Editor and a third-year Bachelor of Journalism student at La Trobe University. You can follow her on Twitter: @1rachaelroberts.