OUT Web Fest (OWF), Hollywood's first and only festival dedicated to celebrating short-form digital content created by and for the LGBTQ+ community, is back for its second year! The festival took place over two full days of screenings, highlighting the most original, international, web-based content across four categories: Music, Drama, Docs/Experimental, and Comedy.
OWF 2017 featured panel discussions with leaders in the tech, entertainment, and media industries and presented four, special screenings, including an opening night showing of This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous.
YouTube Space LA
The star-studded premiere night gala took place at the world-famous, YouTube Space LA, and and featured special guests Tyler Oakley, Ari Fitz, and Gigi Gorgeous, received the REVRY-presented Visibility Awards for their contributions to queer storytelling via the digital medium. The award presentation was followed by a screening of the acclaimed YouTube Red documentary, This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous, directed by Academy Award-winner, Barbara Kopple.
Two Day Festival
Held at The Downtown Independent theatre in the heart of Los Angeles, OWF 2017 took place over two days and included four category screenings and four high-profile industry panels. Culminating in an awards ceremony and after party at Precinct, the popular DTLA nightclub, attendees were treated to a night of exclusive performances by REVRY musicians and performers: Junius Frey, Flavia, Naomi Wild, and Alsace Carcione.