LA Comedy Shorts
Although relatively new, the L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival is rapidly gaining recognition as one of the best festivals around. Don't think so? Just take a look at some of the celebrity judges and panelists they have for the 2010 festival: Jane Lynch (Glee, 40 Year Old Virgin), Bob Odenkirk (Mr. Show With Bob and David, Breaking Bad, Tenacious D) and Thomas Lennon (Reno911!, Night at the Museum 2), to name just a few, will all be serving as celebrity judges or on panels.
The four day festival was named as one of the Top Ten Festivals in the US by the Brooks Institute and one of the "25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" by Moviemaker magazine. Prizes for winning filmmakers include case and meetings with leading industry executives.
Festival Dates: April
Submission Deadline: Usually December, but check website for details
Entry Fee: Sliding scale, depending on when you enter. From $35-$75 (2011 submissions)