Wendie Webfest has been my first webfestival outside Italy. After 20 kermesses attended in my country, I’ve found the same hospitality and enthusiasm as if I was at mediterranean latitude. Continue reading Michele Pinto tells us the #WENDIEWEBFEST2017
Berlin, 18th of August 2017: The best web series from around the world will be presented at the third edition of the Berliner festival for web series, happening on the 8th and 9th of September at Holzmarkt’s Säälchen. More than 200 web series from 21 countries were submitted to Webfest Berlin. 38 web series were chosen for the Official Selection. New for this year, 5 web series were selected in the new Berlin Selection and 8 in the new Returning Series Selection. A total of 51 se- ries and will be screened at the festival. Continue reading #WEBFESTBERLIN 2017: Official Selection of Web Series and Program an- nounced for the festival on the 8th and 9th of September.
In this era of new Italian emigrants, Internet is the non-place where the contacts between the expats keep on and where they can compare their different experiences worldwide. The popular web-series Ritals (two seasons, able to reach even more than 200.000 views for some of their episodes) ironically depicts a situation of two Italian transferring to Paris. The term Ritals is a French, quite denigratory word denoting Italian immigrants. Continue reading “Ritals: Italy and France in a Webseries”
The second edition of the Torino Short Film Market, an annual event dedicated to the audiovisual market and created by Centro Nazionale del Cortometraggio (CNC) with the aim of enhancing cinematographic works, especially short films, through moments of dialogue, exchange and investment, this year is enriched with a new piece of market, a call entirely dedicated to digital formats: Digita! Continue reading Torino Short Film Market: #Digita! call is open
“I moved to New York a year ago, leaving home and a great family..I needed to change, to grow..” these are the voice-over words we hear in the trailer of The Expats while watching a silent white girl choosing a dress, taking a bus, strolling around… “My name is Sarah, I’m 25, I’m from Milan and this is my story”. Suddenly the camera moves to a black girl with afro hair: she’s the one who’s talking. Continue reading “The Expats: Afroitalian People in the World”
The preparations for the fifth edition of Roma Web Fest have begun. This is the international festival for web series and web-native contents founded and directed by Janet De Nardis, teacher, at La Sapienza University of Rome, of the first course in Italy dedicated to web series and multimedial productions. The festival this year brings a breath of fresh air: in fact, it will be … Continue reading The fifth edition of Roma Web Fest has kicked off: Web series, viral videos, web-native short films and much more
Milzaman is a grotesque three episodes webseries set in Palermo, realized by the collective La Maladolescenza. The first episode was launched on December 2015: it recounts the genesis of this bizarre superhero, alter ego of Tony Scalici, who prepares bread with spleen (local street food) for work. He undergoes a Marvel-style genetic mutation after being buried by a load of rubbish. His super-power consists in hitting the mafia enemies with slices of spleen generated from his wrists. Continue reading “Milzaman: The Street Food Superhero”
Doing good for one’s health without getting hurt. This is the teaching who wants to give to young Cobayes Squad: the webseries launched by the french non profit organization Génération Cobayes, that in an ironic and funny way desires to inform consumers on the relationship between pollution and human health.
The webseries has been created by Grégoire Vauthier and Léa Charles, volunteers of the movement, that have also launched a crowdfunding campaign on the participatory financing platform KissKissBankBank asking for public support for the realization of the project. Once again, the public is involved to participate actively by encouraging artistic creation on the web and at the same time acting concretely to the health and wellness of all. Continue reading “Cobayes Squad: a webseries against the pollution”
Non ci disturbi mai (You never bother us) is a 7 episodes drama-comic webseries directed by Leonardo Settimelli and produced by Filcam Cgil. The characters of these episodes come from fantasy’s worlds: for exampe there are Cindarella, Baywatchers and Mary Poppins. The message that the webseries wants to convey to the audience is the relevance to know all that work rights that every worker should … Continue reading Non ci disturbi mai: A webseries about the Worker’s Rights
After the Merit Awards acclaim, here are the names of work for EXCELLENCE Awards category. The Rome Web Awards Board congratulates with all participants for the high quality of work in competition, that put Jury in real trouble to decide the best works. This year have been awarded not only the best artists and works, but also YOUTUBERS, GAMERS and the BEST YOUTUBE CHANNELS. The … Continue reading The Rome Web Awards publish 2017 EXCELLENCE AWARDS winners!