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The HCFF is looking for funny and engaging music videos that have a lot of laughable moments. Creative shots angles storylines and edits really impres... More
The HCFF is looking for funny and engaging music videos that have a lot of laughable moments. Creative shots angles storylines and edits really impress the judges. Funny Music Videos must be 5 minutes or less in length including credits. Public music videos that are currently on Youtube, Vimeo, or Vevo are eligible. Music Videos are accepted in all languages but please subtitle them in English. Less

The HCFF is looking for funny and engaging Micro Short Comedy Films that are a maximum of 5 minutes in length including all credits. All varieties of ... More
The HCFF is looking for funny and engaging Micro Short Comedy Films that are a maximum of 5 minutes in length including all credits. All varieties of Comedy are accepted in this category including Romantic Comedy, Dark Comedy, Animated Films, Commercials, Sketch Comedy, Mockumentary Films, Comedy Web Series, International Comedy and anything else that will bring laughter to our audience. We screen short comedy films in a back-to-back format that is fast paced, fun and a unique experience for our audience. All languages are accepted, but the subtitles must be in English. Less

The HCFF is looking for funny and engaging writing that has good character development, a solid storyline and could potentially be made into a feature... More
The HCFF is looking for funny and engaging writing that has good character development, a solid storyline and could potentially be made into a feature film one day. A Comedy Feature Film Screenplay must be a minimum length of 31 pages and a maximum length of 120 pages. All screenplays must be written in English. 12 different judges will read every word of every screenplay submitted. Less

The HCFF is looking for funny and engaging writing that is thought provoking and makes people laugh. A Comedy Short Film Screenplay must be a maximum ... More
The HCFF is looking for funny and engaging writing that is thought provoking and makes people laugh. A Comedy Short Film Screenplay must be a maximum length of 30 pages. All screenplays must be written in English. 12 different judges will read every word of every screenplay submitted. Less

The HCFF is looking for funny and engaging Comedy Short Films that are a minimum of 6 minutes, but are no longer than 30 minutes including all credits... More
The HCFF is looking for funny and engaging Comedy Short Films that are a minimum of 6 minutes, but are no longer than 30 minutes including all credits. All varieties of Comedy are accepted in this category including Television Pilots, Romantic Comedy, Dark Comedy, Animated Films, Mockumentary Films, Comedy Web Series, Sketch Comedy, International Comedy and anything else that will bring laughter to our audience. We screen short comedy films in a back-to-back format that is fast paced, fun and a unique experience for our audience. All languages are accepted, but the subtitles must be in English. Short Film submissions that include a trailer that is at least 30 seconds long for your film will be given bonus points in the judging process. Less


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