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Welcome to Miami Web Fest 2018, the "film" festival for web series! This year we have Pitch Fest (creators pitch to TV executives), an Entertainment Law panel, Celebrity Guests, Exclusive Industry Parties, and an unforgettable Awards Ceremony!

We are very excited to have Hollywood director Bobby Roth (Prison Break, Hawaii Five-O, MacGyver) who will give his world-famous masterclass "A Director Prepares", offering filmmakers a unique look into how big-budget TV shows are made and tips for how to excel in the craft.

Finally, as an added bonus, we will open submissions for the 2019 season on February 1st, 2018.  Any submission received between February 1st and April 1st will automatically qualify to compete in the trailer competition by submitting at no charge!  

We can’t wait to see you all this year!!  Please email us with your questions to info@miamiwebfest.com 

Kind regards,
Bryan Thompson
CEO Miami Web Fest
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Sunday, April 29 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Miami Web Fest Awards GALA (featuring the Veteran Film Awards)

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On awards night, September 17, the MWF will present winners in over twenty-six competitive web series categories.   In addition, the Board of Directors of the Miami Web Fest is thrilled to announce that veteran Hollywood film and television director Bobby Roth will be the recipient of their 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the historic Art Deco, Colony Theatre,  on September 17, 2017 at the culminating activity of the Miami Web Fest.
Also, taking place during the Awards evening will be the Veteran Film Awards, a GALA affair that showcases and highlights amazing films created by and inspired by military veterans. This event will happen in conjunction with the Miami Web Fest Awards and the Red Carpet reception (for both events) begins at 6pm. 

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Sunday April 29, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm
The Fillmore Miami Beach (Gleason Room) 1700 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139