Every Comedy Festival With Open Submissions in December
Updated: Jan 1
We combed the internet for comedy festivals that have open submissions during the month of December so you don't have to! We have improv, stand-up, sketch and more covered below! Just click the names of the festivals to follow their link!
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Alaska B4UDie Fest - Deadline Dec. 1st (show dates Apr. 3-9)
World Series of Comedy - Early Bird ends Dec. 31st (various show dates throughout Feb.-July)
Flagship City Comedy Fest - Cheaper Fee ends Jan. 1st, overall Jan. 15th (show dates Apr. 27-30)
SLO Comedy Festival - Deadline Jan. 6th (show dates Feb. 23-26)
Boston Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends Jan. 20th, overall Feb. 10th (show dates May 14-20)
LGBTLOL Queer Comedy Fest - Deadline Feb. 1st (show dates June 1-4)
Vail Comedy Festival - Deadline Feb. 13th (show dates May 26-28)
Meadowlands Comedy Festival - Deadline Feb. 28th (show dates April 2023)
Funnyfest Calgary Comedy Competition - Deadline Apr. 1st (who dates in April 20-29)
Glasgow International Comedy Festival - Deadline Dec. 16th (show dates March 15-Apr. 2)
Stand-Up/Stand-Up Specials/Sketch, Short, & Animated Film/Music Video
Laugh After Dark ComedyFest - Standard Fee ends Apr. 30th, overall June 30th (show dates Oct. 1-5)
Sketch/Feature, Short, & Animated Short Film/Web Series/TV Pilot/Music Video
LA Comedy FilmFest - Deadline Feb. 3rd (show dates April 13-23)
Feature & Short Film/Podcast
Tribeca Festival - Feature: Official deadline Dec. 7th, overall Jan. 18th
Short & Podcast: Late Bird ends Jan. 11th, overall Feb. 22nd (dates June 7-18)
Perth Comedy Festival - Deadline Dec. 7th (show dates April 24 - May 21)
Fringe World Festival - Check Event Reg. Pack for date details (show dates Jan. 20-Feb. 19)
Brisbane Comedy Festival - Check Artist Information Kit for details (show dates April 28 - May 28)
Bath Fringe Festival - They look for talent from Dec. to Feb. (show dates to come)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Check details for November to April (show dates Aug. 4-28)
Big Pine Festival - Deadline dates coming soon (show dates Sept. 28-30)
ComedyFort - Deadline Dec. 12th (show dates May 25-26)
National College Comedy Festival - Deadline Dec. 13th (show dates Feb. 10-11)
Ocean State Improv Festival - Deadline Dec. 31st (show dates June 7-10)
Twin Cities Improv Festival - Deadline Feb. 28th (show dates June 21-25)
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