LA Comedy Fest warmly welcomes all forms of funny, from shorts, television pilots, and sketch comedy to feature-length films and screenplays, animated projects, and music videos. It's all part of the largest film and live comedy festival in the United States -- a celebration frequently attended by representatives from NBC, CBS, ABC, HBO, Comedy Central, CAA, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Worldwide Pants, and other heavyweights throughout the entertainment industry.
In addition to its formidable ability to launch previously unknown talents toward success, LA Comedy has cultivated an impressive lineup of instantly recognizable industry guests, including Henry Winkler, Cheryl Hines, Michael Richards, Cheri Oteri, Fred Willard, Christopher Lloyd, Jon Heder, Jason Alexander, and many, many more.
January 24, 2014 - Late Deadline
MISSION AND OBJECTIVE
The dual emphasis of LA Comedy Fest is to discover great comedic talent and promote it to the entertainment industry and to the Los Angeles public. Additionally, the festival showcases the works of seasoned professionals alongside those of well-known stars.
MORE ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Over the past 14 seasons, the LA Comedy Fest has featured more than 2,000 performers and more than 1,000 comedic films from across Los Angeles, the United States, and the world. Among the festival's recent alumni success stories are Beck Bennett and Kyle Mooney, both of whom joined the 39th season of Saturday Night Live after their success at LA Comedy Fest. Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins, creators-executive producers of ABC's Trophy Wife, also made a splash in the entertainment industry following their recognition at the festival.