Step-Out Web17 was a partnership between Wide Angle Tasmania (WAT) and Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS) for Tasmanian filmmakers. It was a knock-out competition where the crowd decided which web-series were in the running for production investment including up to $20,000 cash (download the guidelines here). 16 teams completed the first 3 challenges, 12 teams completed the next 3 challenges. The Final 3 teams (plus the wildcard) pitched for production investment on December 17, 2017. The project selected for support was:
Women of the Island (Rebecca Thomson, Ninna Milliken & Lara Van Raay)
An online series of short documentaries telling the diverse stories of the women who inhabit the island of Tasmania.
The webseries will launch on August 3rd.