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, LAST COMIC STANDING, have their Web Series developed for Network TV, Feature Film Theatrical Distribution and join the cast of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE!!! Many already well-known performers have had films screened at the festival as well. Among them RICHARD DREYFUSS, AMY SMART, LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS, MICHAEL RICHARDS, CHERYL HINES, HOWIE MANDEL, HENRY WINKLER, CINDY WILLIAMS, BUSY PHILLIPS, JOE MANTEGNA, JONATHAN SILVERMAN, JAMES VAN DER BEEK, CHERI OTERI, JON HEDER, CHRISTOPHER LLOYD, TIM DALY, CHRISTINA RICCI, JAKE JOHNSON, ERIC ROBERTS, JASON ALEXANDER, TOM CAVANAGH, ZACH BRAFF, ELIJAH WOOD, CHRISTOPHER TITUS, CHRIS KATTAN, MANDY MOORE, EMMANUELLE CHIRQUI,CLORIS LEACHMAN, T.J. MILLER, AMY MADIGAN, BRUCE DAVISON, KATE BOSWORTH, ANTHONY LAPAGLIA, STEPHEN TOBOLOWSKY, DAWN WELLS, LEE MERIWETHER, ZOE SALDANA, DONALD FAISON, BARRY BOSTWICK, PATRICK WARBURTON, GARY COLE, FRED WILLARD, CHRIS COLFER, T.J. MILLER, FRANK CALIENDO, SETH MEYERS, HOLLAND TAYLOR, MISSI PYLE, AMY YASBECK, ANN-MARGARET, KURTWOOD SMITH, SCOTT THOMPSON and many, many more.