The Official Selections For The 2017 NYC Web Fest Has Been Announced

The official selection for the 2017 NYC Web Fest (NYCWF) has been announced. This will be the fourth year of this festival, which will be moving to a much bigger location. Just three months ago, the Jury was announced as well as the dates of the festival.

A total of 90 digital series from around the world have been selected for the NYCWF. It will take place on November 9th – 11th at the Peoples Improv Theatre in Manhattan.

This year they received the most entries in their four-year span. The rise in entries was due to the festival accepting pilot episodes this year. “As NYCWF continues to grow, we receive more international attention,” says Founder Lauren Atkins. “Over a third of our submissions in 2017 were from outside of the United States, our selections this year are a mix of new shows by novice filmmakers & veteran talent you’ve seen on stage and screen.”

This is the first time the NYCWF has changed location. The last three years, it has taken place at the Pit Loft; yet, this year it will move to its flagship location, The PIT, which boasts a large bar area for networking and is double in size.

The weekend will include screenings & panels with an awards ceremony closing the event on the final night. Hence why the jury was announced earlier in the year.

The Official Selections For The NYC Web Fest Are:

  • 5Knives – Brooklyn, NY
  • (un)balanced: a web series – Astoria, NY
  • [Blank] My Life, Season 2 – Brooklyn, NY
  • 1 Minute Meal: A Documentary Portrait of NYC – Brooklyn, NY
  • A jamais – Marseille, France
  • ADULTish Vol. 3 – New York, NY
  • Agency – Brooklyn, NY
  • Amateur Dicks – Brooklyn, NY
  • amazing Grace – Birchgrove, Australia
  • Answer Me Daddy – Montreal, Canada
  • Avalon Now – Bilgola, Australia
  • Bent101 – Pyrmont, Australia
  • BLEED the Series – Wayzata, MN
  • Bob and Donna – New York, NY
  • Bound: The Series – New York, NY
  • Brooklynification – Brooklyn, NY
  • Bruce – Cremorne, Australia
  • BUDZ – Toronto, Canada
  • Charon – Rome, Italy
  • CHE PERUANO – Capital Federal, Argentina
  • Chica Minuto – Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Chin Up! – Cape Town, South Africa
  • City of Angles – New York, NY
  • Cityopolis – Brooklyn, NY
  • Cyrus the Good – Brooklyn, NY
  • Dark Justice – Brooklyn, NY
  • Eating with Soula – Annandale, Australia
  • Epic Studios – Toronto, Canada
  • Explora – Miami, FL
  • Fat Ghost – New York, NY
  • Filth City – Toronto, Canada
  • Flatbush Misdemeanors – New York, NY
  • Fluffy Marky – Montreal, Canada
  • Frank and Lamar – New York, NY
  • Full Disclosure – Rosanna, Australia
  • Funny Married Stuff – Los Angeles, CA
  • Ghost Hospital – Brooklyn, NY
  • Girt By Fear – Rozelle, Australia
  • Hopefully Ever After – Brooklyn, NY
  • How to Learn Anything – Edmonton, Canada
  • Hustlebucks – Brooklyn, NY
  • Jade Dragon – London, United Kingdom
  • Jezabel – Paris, France
  • Katie & Shaun – New York, NY
  • Labeled – Brooklyn, NY
  • Li’l Peanut – Montreal, Canada
  • Little Acorns – St Kilda East, Australia
  • McGillicuddy & Martin – New York, NY (Pilot)
  • Misery Loves Company – Burbank, CA
  • Mistake – Brooklyn, NY
  • Neem’s Themes – Woodbridge, NJ
  • No Service – Chicago, IL
  • Pair of Normals – Brooklyn, NY
  • PEAS – Chicago, IL
  • POOL – New York, NY
  • Pride: The Series – New York, NY
  • Princess Sparkly Butt and The Hot Dog Kid – Toronto, Canada
  • Rachel Unraveled – New York, NY
  • Real Tinder Convos S2 – Elwood, Australia
  • Reckless Juliets – Los Angeles, CA
  • RED Season 3 – São Paulo, Brazil
  • Rent a Friend – New York, NY
  • Restoration – Bondi Beach, Australia
  • Rostered On – Newtown, Australia
  • Royally: An Original Series – New York, NY
  • RUMUVI – Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Save Me – Toronto, Canada
  • Seltsam – Bagneux, France
  • Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard (Season Two) – South Yarra, Australia
  • Six Story Walk-Up – Brooklyn, NY
  • Sounds of Freedom – Oak Harbor, WA
  • Stage Mums Season 3 – Mermaid Waters, Australia
  • Starting From Now Season 5 – Marrickville, Australia
  • STRAY – Astoria, NY
  • The Bunny Hole – New York, NY
  • The Dog Stalker – Stoneham, MA
  • The Feels Season 2 – Brooklyn, NY
  • The Little Things – Dallas, TX
  • The Pioneers – Brooklyn, NY
  • The Ron Show – New York, NY
  • The Sports Walk – Brooklyn, NY
  • The Third Act Series – Tomkins Cove, NY
  • The Vintage Voyageur – Brooklyn, NY
  • Theater People Season 4 – Forest Lake, MN
  • THIRTY the Series – Carlingford, Australia
  • Tinder is the Night – New York, NY
  • Tutor Pimp – New York, NY
  • We all wanted to kill the president – Valencia, Spain
  • Zyara – Beirut, Lebanon

That is all the selections for the NYCWF. We’ve got roughly a month and a half to go until it takes place. How can we not be excited? Tickets will go on sale in October, so keep an eye on the official website.

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