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Enter The Hollywood Comedy Shorts Festival

The Comedy Shorts Festival has a regular submission deadline of 12 Jan 2018, with the festival itself taking place in April.

Hollywood Comedy Shorts will highlight short comedy, web series, TV episodic, Comedy Screenplays, and Dark Comedy shorts with the goal of screening the best comedic content from around the world for a Hollywood industry audience!

The festival will take place at the world-famous TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood, four days of screenings, filmmaker Q and A’s, panels, parties, and the awards party!


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Submission Dates

January 12, 2018        Regular Deadline

February 2, 2018       Late Deadline

March 2, 2018           Extended Deadline

March 23, 2018        Notification Date

April 19 – 22, 2018      Event Date

Awards & Prizes

Top categories will be awarded prizes valued at over $30,000.

Rules & Terms

Films and screenplays submitted to the Festival will be considered for competitive categories. By submitting your film for consideration for the 3rd Annual Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Festival, you agree for Hollywood Comedy Shorts to screen your short film if it is an official selection for this year’s festival and are obligated to your commitment.

Full submission details can be found right here



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