Masterclass in Web Series Creation

05 Jun
16:00 - 18:00
140 George Street, The Rocks NSW 2000
Vivid Ideas Exchange, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia
140 George Street, The Rocks NSW 2000

Masterclass in Web Series Creation
Panel discussion with some of Australia's most successful content creators on the fastest growing format on the planet – Web Series

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AFI | AACTA) is bringing together some of Australia’s most successful web series creators, who will share their experiences creating scripted web series in Australia for online audiences worldwide. 

Hosted and moderated by Rosie Lourde, topics to be covered include:

  • What content works for local and international online audiences
  • How to develop a single idea into multiple short episodes of a series
  • Finding your niche/growing your community
  • Advice on scripting, casting, shooting and online marketing
  • Navigating YouTube and other video sharing websites to maximise your audience
  • Australian State and federal funding opportunities

We encourage all storytellers to attend this essential masterclass, where you will gain immediate practical tools to create your own online content and successfully navigate this incredibly fast-growing and exciting digital platform.

Presented by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AFI | AACTA)


Christiaan Van Vuuren – Co-Creator and star of Bondi Hipsters and TV series Soul Mates

Rick Kalowski – Head of Comedy at ABC, commissioner / executive producer of multiple web series including The Katering Show, Other People’s Problems, Fucking Adelaide and more

Sophie Hyde – Creator of Fucking Adelaide, which was one of only seven international web series invited to the inaugural 2018 Berlin Film Festival ‘Series Days’ showcase, and in April was in the international digital competition at Series Mania (France)

Adele Vuko – Co-creator and performer of web series Skit Box and TV series Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am

Charlotte Seymour – Producer and developer of Other People’s Problems which, along with Fucking Adelaide, screened as one of only seven international web series at the 2018 Berlin Film Festival

Rosie Lourde (Host and Moderator) – Screen Australia Multiplatform Investment Manager, producer and lead actress in LGBT web series Starting From Now, which has had over 70 million views worldwide