2019 Funny Women Awards: Best Show Shortlist Announced

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We asked you to nominate shows for our 2019 Funny Women Awards Best Show category and you delivered! We received nearly 2,000 votes for your favourite shows.

We have now crunched the numbers and the results are in!

In no particular order, other than alphabetical, our top 10 shortlisted shows in the 2019 Funny Women Best Show Award are:

Abbie Murphy – Eat Sleep Shit Shag

Ada Campe – Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

Ali Kahn – The F**k It Button

Esther ManitoCrusade

Hannah Brackenbury – Victorious

Melinda Hughes – Off The Scale

Samantha Hannah – How To Find Happiness (In A Year)

Sarah SouthernTentatively Tory

Sukh Ojla – For Sukh’s Sake

Westdal & Hayward – Westdal & Hayward Need Work

Three finalists will be announced and invited to attend The Grand Final at the Bloomsbury Theatre, London on Thursday, 19th September hosted by the multi-talented Katy Brand. Winners of all four main Awards for Best Show, Comedy Shorts, Comedy Writing and Stage will be announced at the show. For tickets and more information click here! 

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Comedy Shorts Award Entry Requirements

The deadline for registration for the Comedy Shorts Award has passed.

Funny Women NextUp…Comedy Shorts Award

Are you a budding Director? Producer? Screenwriter? Are you collaborating with friends to make a funny video? Then we are looking for YOU!

If you have a short film or sketch that you think is hilarious, then enter your work for our Comedy Shorts Award to be in with a chance of winning some life-changing support and mentoring from comedy professionals.

WHAT KIND OF FILM ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?

A 1- 6 minute film that can take the form of anything comical. It’s a great opportunity to show us your creative flair and have fun!

WHO CAN ENTER?

This award is open to all women filmmakers and content developers. The film must be an original narrative created, produced and devised by a woman, or women, although male cast and crew members are allowed.

ARE THERE ANY ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR MY FILM?

Yes – we require all films to be 6 minutes or under, to be entirely original dialogue, to not feature brand logos and most importantly, to only use music with the written consent of the performer and/or publisher either personally or via the PRS system https://www.prsformusic.com/ .

WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH MY FILM?

We will broadcast selected entries on our Funny Women YouTube channel and social media (so keep an eye out) and the top 10 finalists’ films will also hosted on a dedicated Funny Women Comedy Shorts Awards page on our website. We will also broadcast the final 3 entries as part of the grand final night.

HOW IS IT JUDGED?

Films are judged for production, concept, delivery/performance, creativity, writing and overall funniness. The top 10 films are then viewed by an independent judging panel of top television and film industry professionals who will choose one overall winner and two runners up. The final three will be invited to attend the grand final in London on the 23rd September.

WHAT CAN I WIN?

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The deadline for registration for the Comedy Shorts Award has passed.

If you need further information please contact us here