ANNOUNCING THE 2021 FUNNY WOMEN STAGE AWARDS SPONSORED BY SKY STUDIOS ONES TO WATCH

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We’ve announced our 2021 Funny Women Stage Award sponsored by Sky Studios finalists and now it’s time to share with you the 10 comedians who made our 2021 Ones to Watch list!

The scoring for this year’s semi-finals was incredibly close. We were in the difficult but rather fantastic position of having to choose between 48 comedians and future stars. The judges scores between each of our entrants were separated by such small margins and we felt the Ones to Watch should take a-lot of encouragement from their performances. Whilst not in the finals this year we’ll be watching our Ones To Watch intently over the next year and can’t wait to showcase them within our events and showcases during our 20th Anniversary year, 2022.

And here are this year’s Funny Women Ones to Watch:

Anshita KoulGermany
Freya MallardUK – London
Lauren DouglinUK – South East
Madeleine MacMahonUK – London
Marjolein RobertsonUK – Scotland
Roisin CairdUK – Scotland
Ruby CarrUK – London
Sashi PereraAustralia
Sheba MontserratUK – London
Tatty MacleodUK – London

We can’t wait to see what these talented comedians get up to in their comedy careers!

The Stage Award final is on Thursday 23rd September at the Bloomsbury Theatre, London. You can buy your tickets here! 

The final will also be broadcast via our streaming partners, NextUp Comedy.

Shortlist for the Comedy Writing Award sponsored by Sky Studios here!

Shortlist for the NextUp Comedy Shorts Award here!

Nominate for the heat Comedy Content Award 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?

2021 Funny Women Awards Prizes

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

If you need further information please contact us here