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What Is The Austin Comedy Short Film Festival?

The Austin Comedy Short Film Festival screens short comedy films, funny music videos, web series episodes, comedy television pilots, as well as, mockumentary films. These films are created every year by independent filmmakers from around the world, looking to have their creative work screened at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Lakeline. #AustinComedyShortFilmFestival #FilmFestivalCircuit.  Please check out the recap from our last event on the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival Fall 2018 event page.

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Wanted! The Funniest Films And Screenplays

Do you have a comedy short film, music video, web series episode, sitcom, mockumentary, animated film, dark comedy film, sketch comedy or romantic comedy film that you're sending to festivals? Have you written a comedy screenplay with funny situations, engaging characters, clever concepts and great dialogue?  You can submit to the Portland Comedy Film Festival via FilmFreeway, Withoutabox and Festhome.

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Austin Comedy Short Film Festival Rated In The Top 100 On FilmFreeway By Filmmakers

We are fortunate to be rated in the Top 100 film festivals by filmmakers worldwide on FilmFreeway in October 2018! We have fun, we laugh and we appreciate funny films in Portland. It's all about the filmmakers and the screenings. The Austin Comedy Short Film Festival strongly believes in giving every filmmaker possible, an opportunity to share their creative work in a comedy environment. Thank you for your support.

"Dear Austin Comedy Short Film Festival,
Congratulations! Your festival has ranked as one of the Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals on FilmFreeway for the month of October 2018! According to reviews from real FilmFreeway users, your festival ranks in the top 1.5% of more than 7,000 film festivals and creative contests around the world. No doubt, this ranking is a testament to the countless hours of hard work and care that you and your staff have devoted to creating such a wonderful event. We’re especially proud to be partnered with amazing events like yours that help independent film continue to thrive." - FilmFreeway

 

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Austin Comedy Short Film Festival On Withoutabox

Austin Comedy Short Film Festival's Final Season On Withoutabox

Have you read our article about Withoutabox closing its doors, after more than 10 years of connecting filmmakers with Film Festivals? The Austin Comedy Film Festival has been listed on Withoutabox since 2015 and we are sorry to see them shut down. Our submissions are still open until February 28, 2019. You can get a 25% discount on your submission via Withoutabox using promo code acsff25.

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Austin Comedy Short Film Festival On Festhome

Festhome Adds International Flavor To The Austin Comedy Short Film Festival
Festhome is a submission portal based in Spain that provides us with excellent submissions from all over the world. Our festivals have accepted excellent films via Festhome from South Korea to Chile, from Venezuela to Spain. We've also had some of the funniest French comedies in our history, come from Festhome. If you look at our past events, you will see that the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival screens a lot of international films. We welcome  your submissions.

Austin Comedy Short Film Festival Comedy Category Judging Explained

How Do We Select Comedy Films?

No secrets here. Our judges can't wait to watch your videos and read your stories. Please read our Comedy Film Festival Judging Guide if you'd like to understand our how we rate and select comedy films. We make the process as fair and objective as possible. No politics here, we're just looking for the funniest and most creative works that we can find, to entertain our audience.

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Austin Comedy Short Film Festival Past Events

  1. Austin Comedy Short Film Festival Fall 2018
  2. Austin Comedy Short Film Festival Spring 2018
  3. Austin Comedy Short Film Festival 2015-2017

Austin Comedy Short Film Festival Fall 2018 Official Selections, Award Winners and Nominations