Tash Snaith

As a writer and reviewer for Funny Women, it’s safe to say Tash is obsessed with all things comedy. When she’s not talking about comedy, or how great women are in general, she’s probably planning a ridiculous immersive event, researching her next holiday, or eating something sweet.

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From the Funny Women Team

April Gig Guide

April’s back baby, and we are thrilled to hear it. Refreshed and chocolate-stuffed after the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, you should be in a prime state to enjoy some cracking comedy (promise that’s not an Easter egg pun).

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March Gig Guide 

What better way to enjoy the lighter evenings than booking in some fantastic live comedy. We’ve rounded up our recommendations for this month’s funnies, from some new, some not-so-new tour shows, to our very own International Women’s Day event, to variety nights and more.

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February Gig Guide

Finally, the month is February, the mood is excited and grateful for the end of January, so celebrate than with one of these side-splittingly funny comedy shows. From fresh debut hours, established tour shows and brand new WIP material to wicked and wonderful variety nights, we’ve got it all here.

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January Gig Guide

Happy New Year one and all! It’s January, it’s the Monday of months, we’ve already had two storms, the fence has blown over and we’re all in a bit of a post NYE frazzle. But do not panic, here to soothe you this January, there is live comedy as usual.

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December Gig Guide

Happy festive month of December to one and all, or, to those that don’t celebrate any holidays this month, happy month of chillier mornings, dragon breath (if you know you know), mind-boggling varieties of coffee flavourings (Panettone Latte, anyone?), and obviously, fantastic comedy shows to warm up your cockles, or, laughing muscles.

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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