Hollywood Comedy Shorts will highlight short comedy, Web Series, TV Episodic, Horror, Comedy Screenplays, and Dark Comedy shorts with the goal of screening the best comedic content from around the world for a Hollywood industry audience!

Awards & Prizes

Top categories will be awarded prizes valued at over $30,000*.

Gotvape.com -  Prize $250 cash + $250 Govape.com gift certifcate

Project Greenlight Digital Studios- Pitch Meeting with Executives

Final Draft Software

Lightspeed Eps Software


Rules & Terms

All Categories are 30 mins max except for Webisodes which should be no longer than 7 mins

Short Screenplays should be a maximum of 15 pages

Feature Length Screenplays should be a maximum of 120 pages

Films and videos submitted to the Festival will be considered for competitive categories. By submitting your film for consideration for the 3rd Annual Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Festival, you agree for Hollywood Comedy Shorts to screen your short film if it is an official selection for this year's festival and are obligated to your commitment


November 17, 2017  Earlybird Deadline

January 12, 2018        Regular Deadline

February 2, 2018       Late Deadline

March 2, 2018           Extended Deadline

March 23, 2018        Notification Date

April 19 – 22, 2018      Event Date


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