Mostra internazionale della Serialità Digitale
The Sicily Web Fest is one of the major international events created with the aim of promoting cinematographic art through the web. It is not simply a competition, but a real cultural event. Every year it’s organized in a different sicilian location, in order to make the digital series author discover new landscape and beauties of our magnificent island.
“One of the best festivals there is. Gorgeous location, great Sicilian hospitality, and a general great time”
The Sicily Web Fest was officially presented on April 3rd, 2015 at the Hilton Universal City in Hollywood, Los Angeles, on the occasion of the LA Web Fest and in Seoul in South Korea, for the KwebFest, where the artistic director of the Sicilian festival, Riccardo Cannella , was invited to take part in the assemblies in which some of the major international web series festivals were present, demonstrating the attention the SWF referred to in the global online serialization scene. In addition, the SWF has already been included among the most important web series festivals in the world, thanks to numerous collaborations, including the Rockzeline, a well-known French production and distribution company, to media partners around the world. Edition after edition, the festival boasts a large participation both in terms of registered series and presence at the festival.
In fact, over one hundread series from 21 different countries took part in the third edition: creators and authors of webseries from all over the world came to the island of Ustica. In addition, the Sicily Web Fest has numerous partnerships with well-known international festivals, which support and promote the SWF, in addition to the aforementioned Korea Web and LA Web Fest, there are also: Bilbao Seriesland, Die Seriale, Wendie Webfest Hamburg, Web Fest Berlin, Rio Web Fest, Melbourne Web Fest, Miami Web Fest, Buenos Aires Web Fest, Marseille Web Fest, Vancouver Web Fest, Carballo Interplay.