The winners of the fourth annual Melbourne WebFest were announced last night at a gala awards night at Deakin Edge, Federation Square.
In a festival-first, Melbourne WebFest held a live pitching competition, Pitch Perfect @ Mwf with ABC iview,. in which 20 participants had two minutes to pitch an idea for an original web series based on the theme .Anytime, Anywhere..
The debut Pitch Perfect Award was presented to Jenny Wynter for her pitch Viking Mama, by ABC iview Content Manager Kevin Mountain.
Viking Mama, a comedy, follows a woman from a distant time through the fields of present day suburbia. Juggling her 21st century tribe of children, a passive aggressive .perfect. neighbour and the pressures of modern domestic life, she struggles to fight the war of parenting as a competitive artform.
Wynter will receive a cash prize of $5,000 towards professional development,