2022 COMEDY WRITING AWARD SPONSORED BY SKY STUDIOS SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED!

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The debates were heated and the discussions were long. We have managed to get our shortlist. This shortlist has an incredible range of styles, subjects, and scenarios that we will now present to our next judging panel.

These scripts will go on to our next stage where we will pick a Top Three and the winner.

The scripts that made the 2022 Comedy Writing Awards sponsored by Sky Studios shortlist are:

WriterTitleRegion
Clare PlestedMother MaryGreater London
Ellie SilverBeth’s DinManchester
Emily LittlerYob TownBristol
Emma JerroldPartners In TimeGreater London
Imogen BoleBlue StockingsGreater London
Madeline CampionThe Dutchess of CreweGreater London
Molly McGuinnessHot StuffManchester
Nic O’KeeffeIn the MiddleGreater London
Nicki LucasWastelandGreater London
Ruby CarrMagical ExtinctionGreater London

Congratulations to everyone involved!

Prizes for the 2022 Comedy Writing Award sponsored by Sky Studios include

Sky Studios is offering, a funded development prize for the winner.

A cash prize of £1000

Mentorship and Support from Funny Women, our Industry Partners and our Community.

A custom made Tatty Devine necklace trophy

The shortlisted scripts will now be put forward to a panel of judges from across the comedy industry until we reach our Top Three. The Top Three will be announced via the website, social media and emails to the successful entrants. Good luck!

The winner of the Comedy Writing Award will be announced at the Stage Award final sponsored by Sky Studios, hosted by Thanyia Moore (Winner 2017) with a headline set from Lara Ricote (Winner 2021), on Thursday 29th September at the Bloomsbury Theatre, London. TICKETS HERE.

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

Nominate for the heat Comedy Content Award HERE.

Finalists for the Stage Award sponsored by Next Up Comedy HERE.

Shortlist for the Comedy Shorts Award supported by LSFF HERE.

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Comedy Shorts Award Entry Requirements

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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