Networking for Comedy Creators

Funny Women

Funny Women

We are delighted to be joining our partners The Comedy Crowd at a special networking event for comedy creators on Monday 24th October from 6.30pm in central London.

This event is all about connecting those of us who create comedy – that’s writers, performers, filmmakers, producers, directors, editors. The whole creative universe of people interested in developing and making comedy productions.

Comedy Crowd co-founder Omar Nasar says “This is a great opportunity to meet people with different skills to collaborate on exciting new comedy projects and get your ideas off the ground. So come along and you just might find your new writing partner, or a director/producer for your amazing script or maybe just that spark of inspiration to get you started or rekindle your passion for comedy.”

Talking about the event, Funny Women founder Lynne Parker who will be attending says, “We’ve been astounded by the level of creativity out there during the 2022 Awards season. We’re always looking to the future development of comedy so this is a valuable opportunity to network with other creators and explore your potential. “

At 7.30pm there will be a series of one-minute quick-fire open mic spots for you to tell the crowd what you are currently working on and the sort of help you might need.

If you have an interest in making comedy content, this event is for you.

Tickets can be booked 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