The Funny Women Awards have been going since 2003, and we are very proud to be the launchpad for so many talented performers, writers and short film makers. Whether you’re a stand-up, sketch group, script writer or creating funny content on film, we’re here to celebrate and promote your talent. We aim to put you in front of the right people to progress your comedy career and mentorship plays a very big part in everything we do.
We ran the 2017/18 Funny Women Awards with very little funding or sponsorship so we are changing things up a bit over the next year to explore new associations and relationships. We have some exciting plans for 2019 to ensure that we can grow and develop the Awards, which are the ‘beating heart’ of Funny Women, encouraging women to have a stronger, funnier voice across media, business and beyond.
In the meantime we plan to continue our collaboration with some leading festivals including the Women in Comedy Festival, and the Edinburgh Fringe, as well as teaming up with some of our fave venues and promoters in Ireland, Brighton and London to bring you our regular mix of showcase and ‘new material nights’, workshops and specialist events.
In case you need reminding, we also run the Comedy Shorts and Comedy Writing Awards for those of you who want to interpret your skills through film or script, and we select the winner for the Best Show Award by public nomination. So, start planning ahead for 2019 now! We had a record number of entries in our 2017/2018 Awards and it would be great to see even more of you next time around.
For general information about the 2019 Funny Women Awards please email firstname.lastname@example.org.