Using Shakespeare’s original text and characters, we shine a light on the human experience in a COVID-19 world, featuring actors from Australia and around the world. Premiering on Friday, August 7, 2020, this third season of Shakespeare Republic has accumulated over 110,000 views across all released episodes as of December 2021.
FILM FESTIVAL CIRCUIT SUMMARY
This third season of Shakespeare Republic is ranked in the TOP 10 web series in the world and is the Most Awarded Anthology Series globally for 2021 (Ranked #6 out of 800+ web series around the world & at #2 in Australia) according to number of awards the season received in 2021 from the Top 20 webfests around the globe (Source: 2021 Web Series World Cup).
AWARD HIGHLIGHTS – 2020-2021
International award highlights include winning the Best Film Award at the 2020 Falstaff Awards in the USA (previous winners include The Hollow Crown series (BBC), Kenneth Branagh’s Hamlet and Macbeth starring Michael Fassbender), Best Director for Sally McLean and Best International Web Series at the New York City WebFest in the USA, The Michael Ajakwe Award For Innovation at the 2020 Sydney WebFest, the Special Highlight Award for ‘being a quintessential representation of this moment in time’ from the 2021 D.C. Webfest in the USA in conjunction with the Australian Embassy to the USA, Creator Amets (Best Independent Showrunner) for Sally McLean at Seriesland 2021 in Bilbao, Spain, The Michael Ajakwe Award at the 2021 Digital Media Festival in Italy, Best Director (International Narrative) for Sally McLean and Best Ensemble Cast (International Narrative) from the 2021 NZ WebFest in New Zealand, Best Writer of a Dramatic Web Series for Sally McLean at the 2021 Baltimore Next Media Festival in the USA and the Best Director Award For Web Series for Sally McLean from the 2021 Seoul WebFest in South Korea, as awarded by the SWF Jury from the 180 web series Seoul WebFest selected from around the world in 2021.
To see the full list of this season’s awards, nominations and official selections, visit our FESTIVALS & AWARDS page.
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QUICK DETAILS ABOUT SHAKESPEARE REPUBLIC: #ALLTHEWEBSASTAGE (THE LOCKDOWN CHRONICLES) (SEASON THREE):
Produced by Incognita Enterprises
Producers: Sally McLean & Billy Smedley
Co-Producers: Phoebe Anne Taylor & Christopher Kirby
Adapted & Directed by Sally McLean
Editor: Sally McLean
Colourist: Thanassi Panagiotaras
SALLY McLEAN DIRECTOR/WRITER REEL
Read about the process of making this new season from Sally’s point of view here: http://shakespearerepublic.com/2020/08/06/the-experiment-continues-shakespeare-republic-the-global-edition/