Screenwriting : Comedy Screenplay Contests by Becca-Chris M

Becca-Chris M

Comedy Screenplay Contests

Does anyone know of any comedy screenplay contests? I know of Screencraft's and Stage32's.

Alex Bloom

Hey Becca, I believe the PAGE Awards has a comedy feature category. They're one of the big boys so worth entering. :)

Regina Lee

I think Austin still uses categories.

Danny Manus

Page, Austin & Final dratft big break all have categories

Bill Costantini

So does the LA Comedy Festival, Screenplay Festival, the International Screenwriters Association, and Scriptapalooza.

Scott Prestin

Filmmatic's Contest (I'm a part of it) has a separate comedy category (

Anthony Cawood

Think Nashville Film fests screenplay comp has a Comedy category in both Features and Shorts... Though I think it's now closed for 2016.

Phillip "Le Raconteur" Hardy

Becca: Here are some I pulled of Film Freeway. I entered the Houston Comedy Film Festival, which is about 16 miles from where I live. 1. Comedy Film & Screenplay Festival Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 Years Next Deadline: February 17, 2016 2. LA COMEDY FESTIVAL and SCREENPLAY COMPETITION Los Angeles, CA, United States, 19 Years Next Deadline: February 19, 2016 3. Hollywood Comedy Shorts Sherman Oaks, California, United States, First Year Next Deadline: March 4, 2016 4. Houston Comedy Film Festival Cedar Park, TX, United States, 7 Years Next Deadline: March 31, 2016 5. The Laugh or Die Comedy Fest Chicago, IL, United States, 4 Years

Fiona Faith Ross

Great thread. I need to bookmark this one.

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