20th LA COMEDY FESTIVAL – Film

We are currently accepting film submissions for our 19th LA COMEDY Festival in the following categories:

  • Features (31-120 min)
  • Short Shorts (1-10 min)
  • Shorts (11-30 min)
  • TV Pilots (11-30 min)
  • Sketch Comedy (1-10 min)
  • Animation (1-30 min)
  • Music Video (1-30 min)
  • Web Series* (1-30 min)

You may enter as many times as you wish. However, each entry must be mailed separately with a separate entry form and non-refundable application processing fee. All DVD screeners and checks need to be postmarked by deadline.

*Web series may submit multiple episodes with a total combined episode  running time of no more than 30 mins.

There are SEVEN Award Categories for Feature Films:
Best of Fest, Best Foreign Feature, Best Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Ensemble

There are FIFTEEN Award Categories for all Films under 30 minutes:
Best of Fest, Best of Fest: Short Short, Best Foreign Film, Best Student Film, Audience Choice Award, Best Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Ensemble,  Best Animated Short, Best Music Video, Best Web Series-Episodic, Best Web Series-Non episodic, Best TV Pilot

ALL Films are eligible for the Kickass Original Filmmaker Award

DEADLINES & APPLICATION FEES

Animation, Music Video

$25

July 15th
Early

$35

August 12th
Regular

$45

September 9th
Late

$65

September 23rd
Final Extended
Short Shorts, Sketch Comedy

$35

July 15th
Early

$45

August 12th
Regular

$55

September 9th
Late

$75

September 23rd
Final Extended
Shorts, TV Pilots, Web Series

$40

July 15th
Early

$50

August 12th
Regular

$60

September 9th
Late

$80

September 23rd
Final Extended
Features

$50

July 15th
Early

$60

August 12th
Regular

$70

September 9th
Late

$90

September 23rd
Final Extended

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