This year, Dublin Web Fest will serve as stage for nine premieres that are part of the festival’s official selection. These are the Web Series that will have their World, or in some cases European premieres, during the festival.

World and European Premiers at Dublin Web Fest 2016

Kill Skills

Drama, Thriller (France 2016)
World Festival Premiere
Sammy Cohen is a French Jewish contract killer who lives in London. When he accidentally kills his fiancée, an Israeli gangster’s daughter, Sammy has to run away from England. He ends up in Copenhagen, where he starts working with a former danish mercenary who gave up on killing.
More information: linkedin.com/pulse/kill-skills

World and European Premiers at Dublin Web Fest 2016Jiwi’s Machines

Comedy  (New Zealand)
European Premiere
A four-part web series packed with physical comedy and mechanical mayhem.
More information: jiwismachines.com

World and European Premiers at Dublin Web Fest 2016

Rack and Ruin

Comedy (USA)
European Premiere
A masochistic, people-pleasing Brit restarts her life at a toxic, high-end clothing boutique in NYC – ‘booby-trapped for humiliation and pain.’
More information: womenyoushouldknow.net/wysktv

World and European Premiers at Dublin Web Fest 2016

Riftworld Chronicles

Sci-Fi, Fantasy  (Canada)
European Premiere
When a dimension-traveling wizard gets stuck in our world without his magic powers, he teams up with a struggling journalist to help him on his quest to return home.
More information: riftworldchronicles.com

World and European Premiers at Dublin Web Fest 2016The Mute Series

Comedy Sketches, Season 2  (UK 2015)
World Festival Premiere
The MUTE Series is a collection of live-action, single-panel ‘comic strips’; little reports on the vagaries of human behaviour. Casting a mordant eye over mini-moments of absurdity, it sees the funny side of greed, conformity, sloth and various other traits of modern life.
More information: muteseries.com

World and European Premiers at Dublin Web Fest 2016Bad News Goodnight

Comedy  (2016 USA)
World Festival Premiere
Comedian, actress and journalist Abby Feldman presents some of today’s most depressing news in a peaceful way that lets you have a good night, despite the fact that the world is in a state of chaos and turmoil.
More information: youtube.com/channel

World and European Premiers at Dublin Web Fest 2016Mina’s Journal

Comedy  (UK 2016)
World Premiere
Mina Murray’s Journal – a modernised, vlog adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic novel Dracula. Mina Murray is just discovering that real life, work, and bills are a lot scarier than she expected. But that all pales in comparison when she comes across an ancient evil. Dracula’s heading to London, and he’s going to paint the town red.
More information: youtube.com/channel

World and European Premiers at Dublin Web Fest 2016

Costigan

Drama  (2016 Ireland)
World Festival Premiere
A disgraced ex-detective is released from prison and finds a new role for herself on the opposite side of the law.
More information: rte.ie/player/ie

World and European Premiers at Dublin Web Fest 2016

The Hurler

Comedy Season 2 (Ireland 2016)
World First Premiere
“The Hurler” is the story of Ireland’s most notorious hurler, Gar Campion. After getting suspended from the game for a year a documentary film crew follows him in his real job as a contract cleaner.
More information: youtube.com/user/TheHurlerShow