Web Series Festival & Awards Guide

Looking to screen your series at a web fest, or maybe put your show in competition at an awards show? Here is our straight-to-the-point guide to what’s out there, when the deadlines are and how much it’s going to cost you. Feel free to post your thoughts on festivals, or any updates I may have missed in the comments.

NOVAC Web Weekend

When: November 7-9, 2014

Where: New Orleans, LA. IP Building on Magazine Street

Website: http://webweekend.org

Submission Deadline: September 25th


Hot As Hell Web Series Festival

When: August 8-10, 2014

Where: Palm Springs, CA. Riveria Resort

Website: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/517554


DC Web Fest

When: 2014

Where: Washington DC.

Website: http://www.dcwebfest.co

Submissions:

  • Regular Entry (Deadline: March 5th, 2014) – $60
  • Extended Entry (Deadline: April 2, 2014) – $80
  • Late Entry (Deadline: April 30, 2014) – $90

Vid Fest UK

Where: London, England

When: May 23-25, 2014

Website: http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/attractions/vidfest-uk/


LA Web Fest

When: March 26-30, 2014

Where: Los Angeles, CA. Radison Hotel at LAX

Website: http://www.lawebfest.com

Submissions:

  • Regular Deadline: August 10-October 15th, 2013 $50
  • Extended Deadline: October 16 – December 20th, $75
  • Late Deadline: December 21 – February 10th, 2014 $90

Vancouver Web Fest

When: May 2nd-4th, 2014

Website: http://vancouverwebfest.com

Submissions:

  • Early Entry (September 1st 2013 – September 30th 2013)
  • Entry Fee: $50 (Canadian)
  • Regular Entry (October 1st 2013 – December 15th 2013)
  • Entry Fee: $65
  • Late Entry (December 16th 2013 – January 15th 2014)
  • Entry Fee: $80

Hollyweb Festival

When: April 4th-6th, 2014

Where: Hollywood, California

Website: http://hollywebfestival.com

Submissions:

  • Early Entry (June 1st-July 31st 2013):
  • Short Form: $50 (One or more episodes, under 10 minutes total)
  • Long Form: $60 (One episode, between 10 and 20 minutes)
  • Regular Entry (August 1st-November 30th 2013):
  • Short Form: $60
  • Long Form: $70
  • Late Entry (December 1st-January 15th 2014):
  • Short Form: $70
  • Long Form: $80

Indie Series Awards

When: April 2, 2014

Where: Los Angeles, California

Website: http://indieseriesawards.com

Submissions:

  • Early Entry: December 1-31 2013
  • Extended Entry: January 1-20 2014
  • Nomination Announcement: February 5, 2014

IAWTV Awards

When: January 7th, 2014

Where: Las Vegas, Nevada – CES

Website: http://www.iawtv.org

Submissions: Closed as of November 30th
The submission fee is $90 ($45 for Active IAWTV Members in good standing) for the first 5 awards categories and then $10 for each additional awards category thereafter per web series.


Marseille Web Fest

When: October 2014

Where: Marseille, France

Website: http://marseillewebfest.org

Submissions: Now – April 30th 2014 (Free to submit)


Raindance Web Fest

When: September 27-28 2014

Where: London, England

Website: http://raindancefestival.org/webfest-2014/

Submissions: Via WIthoutABox

  • May 4, 2014 Earlybird Deadline
  • June 15, 2014 Regular Deadline
  • July 6, 2014, Late Deadline
  • July 13, 2014, Extended Late Deadline

Toronto Web Fest

When: May 9-11th 2014

Where: Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada

Website: http://www.towebfest.com

Submissions: Open January 2nd 2014


Austin Web Fest

When: June 26-28, 2014

Where: Austin, Texas

Website: http://www.austinwebfestival.com

Submissions:

  • EARLY DEADLINE (November 15 – December 31, 2013) – $45
  • REGULAR DEADLINE (January 1 – February 15, 2014) – $55
  • FINAL DEADLINE (February 16 – March 31, 2014) – $65

Miami Web Fest

When: October 4-5, 2014

Where: Miami, Florida

Website: http://miamiwebfest.com

Submissions:

  • Early Registration (As of March 1st)  $40
  • Regular Registration (As of May 1st)  $60
  • Late Registration (As of July 1st)  $80

Melbourne Web Fest

When: July 2014

Where: Melbourne Australia

Website: http://melbournewebfest.com

Submissions:

  • Early Entry: until 31 Dec 2013, submission fee $50
  • Late Entry: 1 Jan – 28 Feb 2014, submission fee $75
  • Last Call: 1–7 March 2014, submission fee $100

Roma Web Fest

Website: http://romawebfest.it


Hong Kong Web Festival

Website: http://webfest.hk
When: June 2014


Rome Web Awards

Where: Rome, Italy

When: April 26, 2014

Website: http://romewebawards.it

Submissions: October 1 – December 31st, 2013.

Open to members of the International Web Videomakers Association, (€65)


New York International Webfest

Where: New York, New York

When: 2014

Website: http://nycwebfest.com


ATL Web Fest

Where: Campus of Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia

When: October 25-27 2013

Website: http://atlwebfest.com

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