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This page is dedicated to the films and screenplays on the Film Festival Circuit that were selected for the Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2020 competition at Doc's Drive-In Theatre on Monday September 14. Several flavors and varieties of comedy submissions were handpicked by our judges including Comedy, Dark Comedy, Mockumentary, TV Pilots, Romantic Comedy and Music Videos. Most of these films have never been screened in the state of Texas. Below is the list of international independent films and screenplays from 30+ different US States and countries.
Please note that there is a separate page dedicated to the official selections and awards for Houston Comedy Film Festival Fall 2020.
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Thank you for joining us at Doc's Drive-In Theatre 1540 Satterwhite Rd, Buda, Texas 78610 for the screenings on Monday September 14, 2020.
The following films and videos represent the top 30% rated by the judges, regardless of individual category.
Please note that some filmmakers have requested to defer their screening to April 12, 2021. The list and order of films that are screening in September 14, 2020 is now available. (LINK)
The following screenplays represent the top 30% rated by the judges, regardless of individual category.
From the pool of official selections (top 30%) the following films, videos and screenplays have been nominated for awards. This is an additional recognition of excellence by the judges. Not every official selection was nominated for an award.
Thanks for joining us at Doc's Drive-In Theatre 1540 Satterwhite Rd, Buda, Texas 78610 for the screenings on Monday September 14, 2020.
1) Best Actor Award Finalists
2) Best Actress Award Finalists
3) Best Animated Comedy Film Award Finalists
4) Best Cinematography Award Finalists
5) Best Comedy Film Award Finalists
6) Best Comedy Micro Film Award Finalists
7) Best Comedy Feature Length Screenplay Award Finalists
8) Best Comedy Short Screenplay Award Finalists
9) Best Comedy Series Teleplay Award Finalists
10) Best Comedy TV Series Episode Award Finalists
11) Best Comedy Web Series Episode Award Finalists
12) Best Dark Comedy Feature Length Screenplay Award Finalists
13) Best Dark Comedy Film Award Finalists
14) Best Dark Comedy Micro Film Award Finalists
15) Best Dark Comedy Short Screenplay Award Finalists
16) Best Director Award Finalists
17) Best Horror Comedy Film Award
18) Best Horror Comedy Screenplay Award Finalists
19) Best International Director Award Finalists
20) Best International Film Award Finalists
21) Best International Micro Film Award Finalists
22) Best International Feature Length Screenplay Award Finalists
23) Best International Short Screenplay Award Finalists
24) Best Mockumentary Film Award Finalists
25) Best Romantic Comedy Film Award Finalists
26) Best Romantic Comedy Screenplay Award Finalists
27) Best Texas Screenplay Award Finalists
28) Most Original Concept Award Finalists
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