The second edition of the Marseille Web Fest, chaired by Lance Sloane (WARNER BROS Digital), took place on 12 and 13 October 2012 to the Pole Média of la Belle de Mai in Marseille. During the Marseille Web Fest, several highlights were scheduled with the projection of the official selection of the web-series, conferences and focus led by international professionals.
GRAND JURY PRIZE
Gigi, Almost American
by "The Last Nomads"
The price of the Jury chaired by Lance Sloane (Head of Digital Department at Warner Bros) was awarded to "Gigi, Almost American," an American comedy created by the collective "The Last Nomads".
An endowment for a "Post-production HD" has been offered by the Company ECLAIR.
Gigi, Almost American, this is the story of a naive and friendly foreign desperate to get his green card. This web series gives a realistic picture of an individualistic and sometimes cruel country.
Spotted by Studio 4.0 France 4 and "Les nouvelles écritures et du Transmedia" of France Télévisions, this web-series is already broadcast in French on a dedicated platform.
COUP DE COEUR PRIZE FRANCE 4
Out With Dad
by Jason Leaver
Very committed partner in this second edition, France 4 awarded a prize "Coup de coeur" to Out with Dad, a Canadian web series produced and directed by Jason Leaver.
Out with Dad deals with subtlety and finesse the issue of homosexuality among teenagers.
The pitch: Rose questioned about her feelings and discovered her homosexuality. Despite a backlash, his father will do anything to make her daughter happy. This web series is one of the 4 web series acquired by Studio 4.0 - France 4 and les Nouvelles Ecritures of France Television.