#WFA2016 Winter LAUGHS Comedy Competition

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Winter Film Awards is delighted to announce our first annual Winter LAUGHS Comedy Competition featuring the best in sketch and standup comedy!

Are you funny? Really funny? Wanna prove it? Do you have what it takes to beat all the other funny people in NYC?

Submit your best 3-5 minute laugh reel to Winter Film Awards! Our team of comedians will choose the top 15 sketch entries and the top 20 standup entries for head-to-head comedy showdowns at the Broadway Comedy Club, one of New York City’s best comedy clubs!

  • Submissions open September 10-December 1
  • Announcement of Semi-Finalists on December 18
  • Sketch Comedy Semi-Final Competition January 19
  • Standup Comedy Semi-Final Competition January 20
  • Final Head-to-Head Competition January 21


Winner in each category to receive an awesome Winter Film Awards Crystal Icicle statue and will be invited to perform their winning act at the dazzling Winter Film Awards 2016 Indie Film Festival Awards Ceremony in February at Club 230Fifth.

Broadway Comedy ClubBroadway Comedy Club offers all the fun of comedy in Times Square without the awkward run-ins with the law (although we’re not responsible for whatever trouble you get into afterwards). The bi-level space is one of the most renowned comedy venues in the city, and has hosted performers from HBO and Comedy Central plus big-name stars like David Spade and Jim Gaffigan. In addition to its regular stand-up shows, Broadway Comedy Club offers a full food menu, improv classes, and the New York Comedy School. — UpOut.com

Sketch groups may be no larger than 6 performers. Any kind of Sketch can be used for submission, we just want to see how funny you are! Keep in mind you will need to perform your sketch on a black box stage live (no heavy video elements such as cutaways nor large props). Sketches for the Semi-Finals can be no more than 6 minutes long.


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