EDITION 2017

19-20-21 October 2017

The seventh edition of the Marseille Web Fest, international festival of the digital series, was held from 19 to 21 October in Marseille (Théâtre Joliette).

RESULTS
– 21 international series in competition
– A selection of five 100% French series in partnership with Web Series Mag and SACD
– 13 nationalities represented
– An international jury chaired by Jamie Bamber
– 12 awards
– 3 days of round tables, master classes, keynotes, meetings and exchanges
– More than 8 hours of free and open screenings to the general public
– 900 professional visitors and general public

OFFICIAL SELECTION

  • Argentina
    Noche de Paz (Comedy)
  • Australia
    Bruce (Comedy)
    High Life (Comédie – Drama)
  • Belgium
    La Théorie du Y (Comedy)
  • Brasil
    Imaginário (Fantastic)
  • Canada
    Le Temps des Chenilles (Comedy – Drama)
    Petrol (Action – Drama)
    Polyvalente (Musical comedy)
  • Spain
    Air (Musical comedy)
    Todos queríamos matar al presidente (Comedy – Thriller)
  • France
    Deep Mare Nostrum (Drama – Thriller)
    A jamais (Drama)
    Yes I Do (Comedy – Drama)
  • India
    Maaya (Drama)
  • Israel
    Confess (Drame)
  • Poland
    Diversion End (Thriller)
  • Swiss
    La stirpe di Orazio (Comedy)
  • Uruguay
    El Maravilloso Parque Hoolister (Comedy)
  • USA
    Her Story (Drama)
    Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot (Action)
    Small Shots (Comedy)

REGARD SUR LA PRODUCTION FRANÇAISE
Regard sur la production française, a news 2017 in partnership with Web Series Mag, is a selection of 5 fiction series of 100% French :
– Machine & Machinette
– En chien
– Gabriel (S2)
– BeArd Club
– Mortus Corporatus (S2)

PALMARES
At the end of the 7th edition of the Marseille Web Fest, the jury – chaired by Jamie Bamber – unveiled the winners at the closing ceremony. Eight prizes to reward the 21 series in competition including CONFESS, the Israeli series of Moshe Rosenthal who won the Grand Jury Prize 2017.

Best Music
POLYVALENTE (Canada)
Claude Begin, Laurence Baz Morais & Sébastien Landry

Best Editing
SMALL SHOTS (USA)
Tony Rico

Best Actor
SMALL SHOTS (USA)
Joseph Russo & Jeremy Luke

Best Actress
HIGH LIFE (Australia)
Odessa Young

Best Screenplay
CONFESS (Israël)
Moshe Rosenthal

Best Director
LE TEMPS DES CHENILLES (Canada)
Catherine White

Best Production
BRUCE (Australia)
Jason Byrne

Grand Jury Prize
CONFESS (Israël)

In addition, Premiere Magazine’s “Coup de Cœur” Award was handed to BRUCE, an australian series as well as a special Argentinean Prize – a country in the spotlight at the 7th edition – to YES I DO, a french series which is invited to participate in the official selection at the Buenos Aires Web Fest.

As part of the REGARD SUR LA PRODUCTION FRANCAISE selection, 2 prizes were also handed:
– SACD rewarded the BEARD CLUB series with an endowment of € 2,000
– A special prize Rio Web Fest for EN CHIEN which will go to Brazil in official selection

Finally, LA THEORIE DU Y, a belgian series, obtained a special mention of the jury during the award ceremony of the Marseille Web Fest. The 50% hetero web series was hailed for its ability to take the pulse of a generation and tell a story through a very contemporary theme. A recognition to emphasize because the competition was tough.

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