First Latino Web Series Festival Held in Miami, Florida
— Unprecedented line up of prestigious entertainment Judges for 2015 Indie Competition —
— Call for Submissions —
MIAMI, FL – May 6, 2015 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – The nation’s First Latino Web Series competition joins the 2nd Annual Miami Web Fest Competition scheduled September 25- October 4, 2015 in Miami, hosting an unprecedented prestigious line up of judges for this year’s competitions. Confirmed judges include but are not limited to: JAY FRANCIS, Walt Disney Studios, ROBERT PARIGI, ABC-Marvel, JOHN ATTANASIO, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, SEBASTIAN SNAIDER, Fox Broadcasting Company, TAWNYA BHATTACHARKA, NBC TV Network, DANIELLE ESCASENA, Home Box Office (HBO), DIEGO LOPEZ CALVO, Discovery Networks, MIKE TIMM, Universal Studios, AMY HELLER, Sony Pictures Entertainment, CHRISTIAN POCCARD, Eurochannel, LORENZO MUSCOSO, Dreamworld Pictures, and more. A full list is available on the website at www.miamiwebfest.com.
Latino Web Fest is the nations first Spanish-language and bilingual content web series festival, featuring independently produced web series from throughout Latin America, Spain, and throughout the United States. “Diversity in Hollywood is a very important issue and we are committed to creating an environment where talented Latino filmmakers can be discovered” comments Founder Bryan Thompson. “To add even more dimension we combine the traditional film festival concept (screenings, panels, and awards) with the ‘Screen Bash’ concept, where web series content is shown in the City’s hottest clubs. Miami’s multicultural artistic and ‘hip’ environment provides an inspiring backdrop. These two elements allow Miami Web Fest to create meaningful opportunities for filmmakers as we discover and expose new talent for the global market,” adds Thompson.
Judges will review submissions in three categories: Music Videos, Worldwide Web Series, and Latino Web Series. Competitions in all the categories include: Best in Festival, Edu-tainment, Soap Opera, Spanish, Animation, Comedy, Action/Adventure, Mystery/Thriller, Horror, Drama, Reality, Romantic, Documentary/Non Fiction, Fantasy/Science-Fiction, Love, Action, Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Directing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Visual Effects, Editing, and Music/Score. Deadline to submit is July 31, 2015. The cost is $90 per submission.
Sponsorships and cross-promotional opportunities are still available. For more information, visit www.miamiwebfest.com.