Friday November 18

18:00 Welcome and Drinks Reception (Ground Floor)

Friday Night will kick off with an opening reception at our location at Filmbase. Meet and greet our VIP guests and Network with local and international filmmakers and enjoy free cocktails and drinks.

19:00 Actors Panel (Basement)

Special guests on the night include actors Eddie Jackson (Game of Thrones/Vikings) and Aoibheann McCaul ( Fair City, Bitter like a Lemon) who will take part in the Actors panel.Recent You Tube sensation Melanie Murphy whose charismatic lifestyle channel has accumulated over 23 million views in just two years will be in attendance to present her new project “Femme”, a spoken word film about bisexuality.Comedian Tony Kelly, writer and star of the hilarious Irish Web Series  “The Hurler” will present the premiere of the 2nd season of this hit series.Karen Healy (Pondering Media), winner of the Irish Post’s “London’s most Creative Irish Minds” and whose credits include RTE’s IFTA-nominated Irish Pictorial Weekly will be in attendance for the screening of  “Listen to the Experts” nominated for the Filmbase Best Irish series Award.Also premiering at Dub Web Fest Opening night, The Players, a fictional web series created by EMMY nominated writer Nuno Bernardo ( Sofia’s Diary, Beat Girl) and produced by beActive.Also in attendance will be Ryan Wyer the 12 year old genius director of Aphex Twin’s first music video since 1999 Cirklon3 –  a selection of Ryan’s accomplished digital works will be screened.The Actors Panel will be hosted by Lynn Larkin, Filmbase.

20:00 Screening Block I (Basement)

Actors’ Panel is followed by our first block of Screenings:The Players (Exclusive World Premiere at DubWebFest, beActive Entertainmnet Portugal)
Aphex Twins (Music Video), The Hurler ( World Premiere Season 2, Ireland), Listen to the Experts (Ireland, UK), Emma’s Welt (Germany), The Pantsless Detective (USA), Welcome to the theatre company (Japan), Pot Luck (New Zealand), The Partitioned (USA), Riftworld Chronicles (Canada), Drifting (Music Video).


21:30 Afterparty (Liquor Rooms)

Don’t miss out the Afterparty at the renowned Liquor Rooms later on. *VIPs, Festival Pass holders and Daily Pass holders access only.


Eddie Jackson

Aoibheann McCaul

Aoibheann McCaul

Melanie Murphy

Melanie Murphy

Karen Healy

Karen Healy

Tony Kelly

Tony Kelly

Saturday November 19

11.00 – 12.00 Comedy, Morning Block (Basement)

Good Wood (Germany), Jiwi’s Machines (New Zealand), Rack and Ruin (USA), Successful People (USA), The Storms of Knowledge (Germany),
Demian Grace – Saving Love (Russia).





12.00 – 13.00 Comedy, Screening Block II (Basement)

My American Waistline (USA), Il Camerlengo (Italy), Darren Has a Breakdown (UK), Redheads Anonymous (USA), Bad News Good Night (USA), The Dump (USA),Made in Mosjoen (Norway), Claire et Michel (Canada), Southern Winds Music Video (USA).





12.00 – 13.00 Meet the Storytellers I (Training Room 3) FREE EVENT

Series of panels with some of our web series creators and filmmakers. These are panels not to be missed!

Filmmakers will discuss their experiences of how they  brought their projects to live from script to screen, challenges they had and tips and success stories they can share.

Short Q & A sessions with the audience are part of the panel series.e panel series.





14.30 – 16.30 Sound Design Workshop – Niall Brady & Steve Fanagan, Room (Basement)

Using Lenny Abrahamson’s ROOM as a case study, Niall and Steve will discuss and examine how sound and sound design can be vital in visual storytelling.

Niall Brady is a supervising sound editor and sound designer with many years of experience working in film and television. Niall’s most recent film credits include ROOM, SING STREET, THE HALLOW and TWO BY TWO.

Steve Fanagan is an award winning supervising sound editor, sound designer, editor and re-recording mixer, based at Ardmore Sound and Screenscene. His recent credits include ROOM, THE HALLOW and TWO BY TWO.



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Niall Brady & Steve Fanagan

15.30 – 16.30 Meet the Storytellers II (Training Room 3) FREE EVENT

Series of panels with some of our web series creators and filmmakers. These are panels not to be missed!

Filmmakers will discuss their experiences of how they  brought their projects to live from script to screen, challenges they had and tips and success stories they can share.

Short Q & A sessions with the audience are part of the panel series.e panel series.





16.45 – 17.45  Drama, Screening Block III (Basement)

Mina’s Journal (UK World Premiere), Ana (Argentina), Shakespeare Republic (Australia), Coded (Canada), Hidden (Italy), Costigan (Ireland), The Winding (Music Video, Belgium).



16.45 – 17.45  How to build the perfect Electronic Press Kit (Training Room 3)

Ellen Gunning MA, MIAPR, FPRII, NUJ, is a director of the Irish Academy of Public Relations which she formed in 1992.

Ellen is passionate about the need for film makers to use simple language to tell the media, employees, actors, statutory bodies, local communities, screenwriters and investors about what they are doing.

Her masterclass looks at electronic press kits – what you should put into them, what you should leave out, why you should send them, who you send them to and what the media actually thinks of them.

Ellen is a member of the NUJ and Chairman of the board of directors of Dublin City fm. She presents the weekly Mediascope programme and holds the award for European Parliament Broadcast Journalist of the Year (Ireland 2011). She is a fellow of the PRII and a former national past-president of the international PR association – IPRA.

Ellen has written three books: ‘Public Relations – A practical Approach’ (Gill and Macmillan 2003, 2007), which is the core text for all students studying public relations in Ireland; ‘Capital Women of Influence’ (Liffey Press, 2009) and ‘Ten Red Hot Tips to Promote your Business’ (Mercier Press, 2016). Ellen has served as a government appointed director of the National Concert Hall and the Irish Red Cross.

The Irish Academy of Public Relations provides online courses in pr, radio, television, event management, journalism and social media marketing. The Academy also provides communications training to a wide range of semi-state organisations, businesses, scientists, charities and financial institutions as well an online courses.


Ellen Gunning

18.00 – 19.00 Writer’s Masterclass – James Moran (Basement)

James Moran, writer and director of Mina’s journal (Dracula’s first webseries) will festival premiere his series @dubwebfest.  James wrote the movies Severance, Cockneys Vs Zombies, Tower Block, and TV episodes of Doctor Who (The Fires of Pompeii, which featured Peter Capaldi and Karen Gillan’s first appearance on the show in other roles), Torchwood, Spooks, Primeval, Crusoe, Spooks: Code 9, The Sparticle Mystery and Crossing Lines.

His other work includes 5-time Streamy Award nominated web series Girl Number 9, and several short films which he wrote and directed, including Crazy For You, starring Arthur Darvill (Doctor Who, Legends of Tomorrow) and Hannah Tointon (Penny Dreadful, The Inbetweeners), Three Minutes, starring Daniel Brocklebank (Coronation Street), and Ghosting, starring Francesca Fowler (Doctor Who, Rome).

James also contributed script work to The Borderlands (released in the US as Final Prayer), has directed several popular “Turn Off Your Bloody Phone” idents for FrightFest, and his shorts and features have played at festivals all over the world, winning several audience awards. On September 29th 2016, his new webseries Mina Murray’s Journal premieres online – a modernised, vlog adaptation of Dracula: He spends too much time on Twitter at @jamesmoran, and should update his website more often at



James Moran

18.00 – 19.00  Redefining Art: From Pop Art to Web Series (Training Room 3)

Free Event

How have great genre-pushing artists of the past burst open the parameters of what is regarded as acceptable or standard in their mediums? How does an artist evolve from being a practitioner of a form, being mindful of its limits to express what she or he can, to being an innovator of the form, keen on a specific expression, restructuring and combining mediums to fit a singular vision?

This philosophical masterclass explores the importance of how a creator must, instead of romanticizing previous eras, concentrate on the present to fully grasp its machinations, then conceptualize how to work to push the present forward, via creativity, so that culture itself moves forward. We’ll examine contemporary artists in multiple mediums, from Andy Warhol’s Pop Art movement and music production, to Hunter S. Thompson and New Journalism, to the early adopters of web series, who in the late 1990s realized how to use soon-to-be ubiquitous technology to create and distribute episodic art.

Taught by cultural critic and radio and TV broadcaster Clara Rose Thornton, hailing from Chicago, whose work examines the arts and their intersection with cultural trends and identity politics. In Ireland she features regularly on RTÉ Radio 1’s “Arena”, and is invited to speak at panels and events across Europe and North America. Her cultural criticism is published worldwide, including in the Irish Independent and Irish Times.

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Clara-Rose Thornton

19.15 – 20.15  Docu/Animation, Screening Block IV (Basement)

Selection of Documentaries and Animation Series

Hai visto Tom Collins? (Italy), No Strings Attached (Australia), The Graceland Happiness Project  (Australia), Meet the ladybugs (USA), Life Sucks! But at Least I Have Elbows (Estonia), John Death (Canada), Dang it to Heck  (Australia).



21.00 – 2.00  Afterparty (Liquor Rooms, Free Event)

Culmination of the daily programme with afterparty, networking and cocktails at the renowned Liquor Rooms.*Ticket and Pass holders only. Liquor Rooms

Liquor Rooms

Sunday November 20

12.00 – 13.00  Comedy, Screening Block V (Basement)

Church Night TV (USA), Discocalypse (Germany), The Agent (Australia), The wizards of Aus (Australia), Bad News Goodnight (USA), Mute Series (UK), Yukata Cowboy Series 2 (Japan), 20 Seconds to Live (USA), Channel Swimmer – Glisten (Music Video, UK.



12.00 – 13.00  The Green Pitch Session (Training Room 3)

Free Event

Selected Scriptwriters and Screenwriters will pitch their projects in front of our Judge Panel and Audience.
green pitch sessions



13.15 – 15.15 From Funding to Distribution: The Making Of “The Players”, Nuno Bernardo (Basement)

“The Players” is a Web series set in the world of eSports recently produced by beActive Entertainment. On his talk, Nuno Bernardo will cover all the steps and do’s and don’ts of creating and producing a Web series, covering all the steps, from the writing stage to final release, including the funding of this type of productions, using the making of “The Players”, his latest creation.
NUNO BERNARDO Writer & Producer at beActive Entertainment:
beActive is an award winning TV, Film and Digital studio with a decade of experience in story and format development, international co-productions, licensing and distribution of entertainment contents across multiple platforms. beActive’s TV and film projects include worldwide teen success “Sofia’s Diary” for Sony Pictures Television, HBO primetime series “The Line” and “Living in your Car”, EMMY-nominated Brazilian miniseries “Final Punishment” and the UK film co-production “The Knot” for Universal Pictures. Recently, beActive released “Beat Girl” and “Collider” in European cinemas and is now producing its first TV series set in the world of eSports called “THE PLAYERS”.



The Players

15.30 – 16.30  ‘French Touch’ Screening Block VI (Basement)

A selection of French series – Kill Skills (World Festival Premiere), Mortus Corporatus, Surf Therapy, Beard Club, Deadbeats, Cluster Agency.



15.30 – 16.30  Social Media: Share Your Voice, Build Your Brand (Training Room 3)

Do you use social media to showcase your projects? Would you like to use social channels to build your community and generate traffic to your website? This workshop focuses on ways of telling your story and how it can help you increase your projects’ visibility online, grow awareness and attract new fans.

Anna Pospieszynska works as Social Media Manager for Webfactory, an award-winning digital agency in Dublin. She currently works with many major Irish companies on their social media strategy, both consulting and working on their day to day social media presence.

Previously, Anna worked with Dublin City BID/ She has been involved in numerous projects as a Marketing Manager, including Kinopolis Polish Film Festival, RTE Storyland’s webseries ‘Cuckoo’ and the Underground Film Festival in Dun Laoghaire. She ran the Creative Quarter’s ’12 Days of Christmas’ campaign, which received a Social Media Awards 2013 Nomination.

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Anna Pospieszynska

16.45 – 18.15 Drama, Screening Block VII (Basement)

Starting from Now (Australia), Arthur (Switzerland), Doppelganger (S. Korea), Public Writer (Canada),  Selfiesh(Italy), There’s No Sea on Mars (Italy), Year of Spies (UK).block-vi BOOK TICKETS NOW

19.30 – 20.30 Awards Ceremony (Basement)

The Annual DubWebFest Awards Ceremony.*Limited tickets on release. Festival Passes and Daily Passes are not valid for this event. Tickets must be purchased separately. BOOK TICKETS NOW dubwebfest palm award

dubwebfest palm award

21.00 – 2.00  Afterparty (Liquor Rooms, Free Event)

Culmination of the daily programme with afterparty, networking and cocktails at the renowned Liquor Rooms.*Ticket and Pass holders only. Liquor Rooms

Liquor Rooms