ISSA RAE to speak at SF Web Fest- ISSA RAE!!!!!

Join us for a fireside chat with Issa Rae on Sunday, June 7th

With her own unique flare and infectious sense of humor, Issa Rae‘s content has garnered over 25 million views and close to 200,000 subscribers on YouTube. In addition to making the Forbes 30 under 30 list twice and winning the 2012 Shorty Award for Best Web Show for her hit series “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl”, Issa Rae has worked on web content for Pharrell Williams, Tracy Edmonds and numerous others. She developed a TV series with Shonda Rhimes for ABC and is currently developing a half-hour comedy , “Insecure” for HBO. Rae is also the New York Times best selling author of “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” released by Atria/Simon & Schuster in 2015.

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SF Web Fest hosts 10 -minute Mentorship Program

Sunday, June 7th 9am-10:30am, Hotel Kabuki


Priority reservations OPEN NOW for VIP Badges ONLY! (until May 22 at 10am pst)

Daily ticket purchasers may begin to register May 22 at 10am pst.

Attendees can meet with up to 3 professionals. Full list of mentors are available on our APP!

Spend 10 minutes talking with pioneers in the industry, getting advice to help you answer questions. Engage in valuable one-on-one interaction with a range of experts, and gain essential insight into burning questions to help advance your career.

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InformationWhat does VIP get you? Besides the sounds of being super cool or important, which you are, you all get All access to the festival:

  • 3 full days of conferencing and networking
  • 44 web series screenings
  • 10 magnificent panels with industry experts
  • Friday night- opening launch party @ Monarch NightClub 
  • Saturday night mixer 
  • Sunday night awards show @ AMC theaters hosted by Emmy Award winner Kym McNicholas

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The official SF Web Fest mobile guide is now available for download!

AnnouncementWe’ve partnered with Guidebook to provide a central hub for all things #SFWebFest right on your phone. Check out all screening times, panels, speakers and parties! In the app you can create your own personal schedule, connect with other attendees, learn more about the official selections and even register for the event. 


To download the app just visit the https://guidebook.com/g/sfwebfest15/ and follow the directions.



Announcement We have many upcoming announcements planned for this week!

Ready for a screening schedule?

Ready to see the full lineup of speakers and panel topics?

Ready to download the first ever web series festival app?

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