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Welcome to the 2nd Annual Minnesota WebFest!
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Friday, September 28
 

18:30

Welcome Address
Co-Director of the Minnesota WebFest George Reese welcomes everyone to the 2nd Annual Minnesota WebFest and discussed the state of the digital series in the state of hockey.

Speakers
avatar for George Reese

George Reese

Co-Director, Minnesota WebFest


Friday September 28, 2018 18:30 - 19:00
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery 825 Hennepin Ave #125, Minneapolis, MN 55402, USA

19:00

Screening Block #1 - The Pilots
We get the festival started started with all of the pilots in the pilots competition. Come check out the up and coming web series that we hope to see in full form next year.

Pilot series screening (festival attendees in bold):

  • Revenu (Back from It) (Canada)
  • HAMMERSMITH: Hurdle of Dreams (United States)
  • Hustlebucks (United States)
  • I DO (France)
  • The Girl Code (Canada)
  • The Taste of Place* (United States)

* Indicates a series made in Minnesota

Friday September 28, 2018 19:00 - 20:00
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery 825 Hennepin Ave #125, Minneapolis, MN 55402, USA

20:00

Web Series Panel
Funding your web series moderated by co-creator of The Pantsless Detective, Dipu Bhattacharya.

Speakers
avatar for Melodie Bahan

Melodie Bahan

Executive Director, MN Film and TV

Artists
avatar for Dipu Bhattacharya

Dipu Bhattacharya

Co-creator etc., The Pantsless Detective
MA

Matthew Anderson

Theater People
avatar for Seth Anderson

Seth Anderson

Writer/Director, Lullskull Ltd.


Friday September 28, 2018 20:00 - 20:45
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery 825 Hennepin Ave #125, Minneapolis, MN 55402, USA

21:00

Minnesota WebFest Networking
Get the party started with our kick-off networking event!

Friday September 28, 2018 21:00 - 23:00
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery 825 Hennepin Ave #125, Minneapolis, MN 55402, USA
 
Saturday, September 29
 

09:00

Screening Block #2 - General Screening
General Screening Session. Shows in bold are represented at the festival by filmmakers.

  • Sexy Herpes (Australia)
  • NarcoLeap (Canada)
  • Exorsisters (United States)
  • In Absentia (United States)
  • THIS IS DESMONDO RAY! (Australia)
  • Lovers & Others (United States)
  • Район Тьмы (Dark Area) (Russia)
  • Darren Has a Breakdown (United Kingdom)
  • House Call with Dr. Yvette Lu (Canada)
  • Tracy Buckles (United States)
  • JULIE (France)

Saturday September 29, 2018 09:00 - 11:00
HTT - Studio 900 900 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

11:00

Filmmaker Lounge - Block #2
Meet the filmmakers behind the titles in the second screening, including:

  • Lovers & Others
  • Sexy Herpes


Saturday September 29, 2018 11:00 - 11:30
HTT - Director's Lounge 900 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

11:05

Screening Block #3 - General Screening
General Screening Session. Shows screening are (festival attendees in bold):

  • Soy Ander (I'm Ander) (Argentina)
  • Nemausus (France)
  • Three Trembling Cities (United States)
  • BRUCE THE SERIES (Australia)
  • The Spell Tutor (Canada)*
  • Science with Sophie (United States)
  • Crazy Possible (United States)
  • BROTHERS (United States)
  • Patricia Moore (Australia)
  • Mona Lisa Cowboy (Multinational)*
  • Zone 42 (France)

* Indicates a series returning to Minnesota WebFest with a new season for 2018.

Saturday September 29, 2018 11:05 - 13:05
HTT - Studio 900 900 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

13:05

World Premiere - Blue Collar Hustle Season 2
Blue Collar Hustle won Best Representation of Communities of Color at the 2017 Minnesota WebFest with their first season. This year, they return with the World Premiere of Season 2.

Four young men from Stone Mountain, Georgia attempt to change thier fortunes utilizing music, art, and imagination. All while juggling, careers, families, and the realites that come with existing as black men in modern society.

Saturday September 29, 2018 13:05 - 13:30
HTT - Studio 900 900 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

13:30

Filmmakers Lounge - Block #3 and Blue Collar Hustle
Filmmakers Lounge for Screening Block #3 and the BCH World Premiere. Filmmakers represented include:

  • Blue Collar Hustle
  • BROTHERS
  • Nemausus
  • The Spell Tutor
  • Three Trembling Cities

Artists
AH

Alonge Hawes

Blue Collar Hustle
avatar for Emmett Lundberg

Emmett Lundberg

Writer/Director, BROTHERS Series LLC
avatar for Herman Wang

Herman Wang

Writer/Director, The Spell Tutor
I'm happiest when I'm creating, especially something in sci-fi or fantasy.
avatar for Quentin Uriel

Quentin Uriel

Producer / Director, K PRODZ
I am a french filmmaker. I created in July 2010 my company, « K PRODZ », dedicated to advertising films and events aftermovies. In 2017 I produced « Nemausus », a ten-episode web series which I co-wrote, directed and edited.


Saturday September 29, 2018 13:30 - 14:00
HTT - Director's Lounge 900 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

13:35

Screening Block #4 - General Screening
General Screening Session. Series being shown are (festival attendees in bold):

  • 20 Seconds to Live (United States)
  • The Hunted: Encore (United States)
  • NORTHBOUND (United States)
  • Trouble Creek (United States)
  • OTHER PEOPLE'S CHILDREN (United States)
  • Stage Mums (Australia)
  • Senior Moments (Israel)
  • Restoration (Australia)
  • The Pantsless Detective (United States)*
  • KYNNSTLAH - a series of artist portraits (Multinational)

* Indicates a series returning to the Minnesota WebFest with a new season

Saturday September 29, 2018 13:35 - 15:05
HTT - Studio 900 900 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

15:05

Filmmaker Lounge - Block #4
Scheduled to be in attendance, the filmmakers from:

  • The Hunted: Encore
  • KYNNSTLAH - a series of artist portraits
  • NORTHBOUND
  • OTHER PEOPLE'S CHILDREN
  • The Pantsless Detective

Artists
avatar for Dipu Bhattacharya

Dipu Bhattacharya

Co-creator etc., The Pantsless Detective


Saturday September 29, 2018 15:05 - 15:35
HTT - Director's Lounge 900 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

15:10

Keynote - Why is it so difficult to sell my show?
You have a web series and you wish to sell it big?

The Executive Director of ITVFest and member of the Board of Governors for the New England chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Philip Gilpin, Jr discusses this problem vexing the pioneers in our field.

Speakers
PG

Philip Gilpin

Executive Director, ITVFest


Saturday September 29, 2018 15:10 - 15:55
HTT - Studio 900 900 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

16:00

Screening Block #5 - Web Series in Minnesota
Web series made by Minnesotans, in Minnesota, or starring Minnesotans. Festival attendees in bold.

  • Theater People
  • Crazy in Love
  • The Cadence of Crimson
  • Evil Emma
  • StevenBe

Note: The Taste of Place is screening as part of our Web Series Pilots screenings.

Saturday September 29, 2018 16:00 - 17:00
HTT - Studio 900 900 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

17:00

Filmmakers Lounge - Block #5
Meet the filmmakers from Minnesota:

  • The Cadence of Crimson
  • Crazy in Love
  • Evil Emma
  • The Taste of Place
  • Theater People


Saturday September 29, 2018 17:00 - 17:30
HTT - Director's Lounge 900 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

17:05

Screening Block #6 - General Screening
General Screening Session:

  • We All Wanted to Kill the President (Spain)
  • 1 Minute Meal: A Documentary Portrait of NYC (United States)
  • Anachronisme (Italy)
  • Female Friendly (United States)
  • Thesha (South Africa)
  • Challenger (France)
  • TubeHeads (Germany)
  • GIMEL (Israel)
  • Inconceivable (Canada)
  • Wrong Kind of Black (Australia)
  • MH (France)
  • Multiplex 10 (United States)
  • Kanaga (Turkey)

Saturday September 29, 2018 17:05 - 19:05
HTT - Studio 900 900 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

20:00

2018 Awards Ceremony
The 2018 Minnesota WebFest Awards Ceremony. 

Speakers
avatar for Melodie Bahan

Melodie Bahan

Executive Director, MN Film and TV
avatar for George Reese

George Reese

Co-Director, Minnesota WebFest


Saturday September 29, 2018 20:00 - 22:00
HTT - Studio 900 900 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

22:00

Closing Celebration
Party with all the attendees to celebrate another successful Minnesota WebFest.

Saturday September 29, 2018 22:00 - 23:59
TBA