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Stage Award

Comedy Writing Award

Kathryn Bond

2021

Lily Phillips *Runner Up*
Zoë Tomalin *Runner Up*

Kate Elmer

2020

Katharine Armitage *Runner Up*
Tess Carruthers *Runner Up*

Lydia Rynne

2019

Alice Etches *Runner Up*
Lorna Woolfson *Runner Up*

Alex Hardy

2017

Rhiannon Neads *Runner up*
Kiran Benarwra *Runner up*

Carol Walsh

2016

Megan Heffernan & Sophie Fletcher

2014

Christine Robertson

2011

Content Creator Award

Hayley Morris

2021

Sophie McCartney

2020

Comedy Shorts Award

Ada Player

2021

Jo Wiggins *Runner up*

Zara Janjua *Runner up*

Nikola McMurtrie

2020

Lizzy Mansfield *Runner up*

Steph Leigh and Mo Bayliss *Runner up*

Samantha Lyden & Teresa Burns

2019

Emily Brown *Runner Up*
Ziggy Luz *Runner Up*

Cam Spence

2017

Roxy Dunn  *Runner up*
Alys Metcalfe *Runner up*

Rachel Marwood

2015

Sally Cancello

Sally Cancello

2014

BEST WRITER AWARD WITH COMEDY 50:50

SOPHIE DUKER

2021

christine rose

Christine Rose

2020

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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