About the LA Comedy Festival

The Los Angeles Comedy Festival is the largest comedy festival in the United States featuring FILM, LIVE COMEDY ACTS, and a SCREENPLAY COMPETITION. The past festivals have featured thousands of performers and hundreds of films from LA and around the world. Our dual emphasis is on “discovering” great comedic talent with the purpose of promoting it to both the entertainment industry and the LA public, as well as, showcasing the works of seasoned professionals and well known stars.

Past participants have gone on to win the OSCAR for best short film, LAST COMIC STANDING, signed Web Series development deals for Network TV, received Feature Film Theatrical Distribution and joined the cast of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE!!! Among the well known performers who have had their work shown in films screened at the festival are: Christina Ricci, Tim Daly, Kate Bosworth, Zoe Saldana, Anthony LaPaglia,  Chris Colfer, Patrick Warburton, Gary Cole, Fred Willard, T.J. Miller, Frank Caliendo, Seth Meyers, Janeane Garofolo, Peyton Manning, Holland Taylor, Ann-Margaret, Cedric the Entertainer, Matthew Lillard, Mindy Sterling, Kurtwood Smith, Scott Thompson, Jake Johnson, Corbin Bleu and many, many more.