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20TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR FOR FUNNY WOMEN

The deadline for this year’s Funny Women Awards is fast approaching, entries close for all Awards categories on 1st June. This is your chance to be part of Funny Women’s 20th anniversary year.

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Meet Comedy Shorts Award producer Mariana Feijó

The Funny Women Awards 2022 are open! Since launching in 2003 the Awards have added exciting new categories, making them even more accessible to funny women across the world. In celebration we talked to our Awards producers, today we’re talking to our Digital Creative Strategist Mariana Feijó!

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Meet Comedy Writing Award Producer Kate Stone

The Funny Women Awards 2022 are open! Since launching in 2003 the Awards have added exciting new categories, making them even more accessible to funny women across the world. In celebration we talked to our Awards producers, starting with our editor and live producer, Kate Stone…

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Meet 2021 Stage Finalist Natalie Bellingham!

Natalie Bellingham caught our eye with her ruminations on tiny birds and lychees. Natalie impressed our judges enough to make it from our Zoom Awards heats to the live Grand Final at the Bloomsbury Theatre, little did we know it was her first-ever live gig!

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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