Film Festivals

Chicago, Illinois | Chicago Comedy Film Festival Call for Entries

Event Dates: November 10 to 12, 2017
Earlybird Deadline: February 1, 2017

Chicago Comedy Film Festival will screen feature and short comedy films from around the world and will aim to showcase films that are both humorous and poignant. Comedy often has difficulty competing against other genres in the film festival circuit and our mission is encourage you to keep making comedy films. The Chicago Comedy Film Festival is a welcoming environment for both experienced and first time comedy filmmakers.

The Chicago Comedy Film Festival was founded in 2010 with our first fest launching in 2011. The festival originated with the idea that a comedy needs more support and Chicago needs to showcase local and international comedy talent. The fest is now going into its 4th year and is growing. The event showcases shorts, features, web series, and student work. The fest welcome the 1 minute music video as well as the touching feature comedy. CCFF’s aim to showcase smart comedy and prove that comedy has something to say. Over time comedy filmmakers find themselves struggling to be considered equal to serious and experimental works of art. Chicago Comedy Film Festival is ran and organized by artists in the Chicago creative community that value comedy as vital and influential art form.

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