For the third year, the DC Web and Digital Media Fest will showcase the best in online filmmaking. Sponsored by 20/20 Productions, the Saturday, May 2, event at the Goethe-Institute Washington, 812 7th Street, Northwest, is designed to feature the best in Web series ranging from comedy; to drama, horror and soap opera. Along with online films, the festival also highlights new digital media, such as gaming and app development.
According to a release, founder of 20/20 Productions, Otessa Ghadar was one of the earliest adopters of web media, putting her creative talents into her globally viral show, Orange Juice in Bishop’s Garden. The show started as her MFA thesis at Columbia University and has become one of the longest-running Web series.
The films shown in previous DC Web Fests have been featured in the Annual DC International Film Festival, making it a one-of-a-kind viewing experience for artists and admirers alike. Early-bird tickets are available online for $12. Tickets include admission to the 6 to 10 pm viewing at the Goethe Theater in DC’s Chinatown. An after-party screening upstairs will feature dancing and refreshments.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.dcwebfest.co