EDITION 2018

18, 19 and 20 October 2018

The eighth edition of the Marseille Web Fest, international festival of the digital series, was held on 18, 19 and 20 October 2018 in Marseille (Théâtre Joliette.

ACTIVITY REPORT
– 15 international series in competition
– A selection of five 100% French series in partnership with SACD
– 13 nationalities represented
– An international jury and 7 prices and special prices
– 3 days of round tables, master classes, keynotes, meetings and exchanges
– More than 8 hours of free and open screenings to the general public
– 1000 professional and public visitors 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

South Africa
Thesha 

Germany
Freaks
Klicknapped 

Argentina
Protagonistas

Australia
Event Zero

Brasil
Invisible City 

Canada
Dominos 
L’arène 

Korea
Counting MX Gye 

Spain
Dorien  

India
Untouchables 

Israel
Gimel

Libanon
Bidune Kaid 

Russia
This Is Me 

USA
Death of Cool

REGARD SUR LA PRODUCTION FRANÇAISE

Le Myriapode 
Nemausus  
Random  
Yasmina & Rim 
Les Engagés 

PALMARES

Prix « Coup de Coeur » Première
GIMEL (Israël)

BEST MUSIC
THESHA (Afrique du Sud)
Lizo MAKHANYA & Zolile VALASHAY

BEST EDITING
KLICKNAPPED (Allemagne)
Andreas KLEIN

BEST ACTOR
THESHA (Afrique du Sud)
Mthokozisi

BEST ACTRESS
BIDUNE KAID (Liban)
Abeer HARIRI

BEST SCREENWRITER
DOMINOS (Canada)
Zoé PELCHAT

BEST DIRECTOR
GIMEL (Israël)
Assaf MACHNES & Miki FROMCHENKO

GRAND JURY PRYZE
GIMEL (Israël)
Assaf MACHNES & Miki FROMCHENKO

Also, as part of the Regard sur la Production Française Selection, 3 prizes were awarded:

Prix « Coup de Coeur » – La Provence : 
Les engagés 

Best Serie SACD which wins an endowment of 2000€
Yasmina & Rim 

Special Prize Rio Web Fest
Nemausus 

Concerning the Writing Residence, the Best Pitch Award was awarded to Jabulile Newman, a South African author for her project OUTFOXED 

Finally, the “Michael Ajakwe Pioneer Award” in tribute to Michael AJAKWE JR, famous American producer, true visionary and founder of LA WEB FEST, 1st festival dedicated to the web-series. This prize will be awarded each year to authors, creators, and independent producers who have worked on the development and promotion of the web-series in all its forms.

For this 1st edition, the Michael Ajakwe Pioneer Award was awarded to Tom Chamberlain and Dipu Bhattacharya, the two creators of the multi-award-winning web-series: Pantless Detective.

Affiche Marseille Web Fest 2018

Bande Annonce 2018