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The 2nd edition of the Reno Comedy Film Festival will take place on Sunday September 19, 2021 at the Reno Little Theater 147 E. Pueblo St. Reno, NV 89502 presented by Film Festival Circuit. The official selection laurels are publicly available. (LINK) All film and series episode submissions were submitted via FilmFreeway. Please check out our FilmFreeway waiver code list and save 20% on future film festival submissions.
The official RCFF Shirts, Sweatshirts and clothing are now available in our online store. The Reno Comedy Film Festival is a great opportunity to network with others in the Film and Television Industry. This event is hosted by Director Mikel Fair, author of the Film Festival Submitter’s Handbook. If you are interested in attending the RCFF in the future, or to get updates, please join our emailing list. The screening schedule and tickets for this event are now available on Eventbrite.
All of the films and screenplays listed are official selections of the Fall 2021 event that takes place on September 19. Due to travel restrictions and scheduling issues, we are offering a free deferral to our March 2022 screening for no additional charge. Filmmakers, please check your acceptance email if you are interested in this option. Deferring your screening does not affect award eligibility for the Fall 2021 Season and does not require a re-application, re-submission or additional judging. Your selection status does not change.
The following films are the official selections, which represent the top 30% of submissions rated. From these official selections, award nominations for each category are as follows.
Best Animated Film Award Finalists
Best Comedy Feature Screenplay Award Finalists
Best Comedy Film Award Finalists
Best Comedy Micro Film Award Finalists
Best Comedy Series Episode Award Finalists
Best Comedy Short Screenplay Award Finalists
Best Comedy Teleplay Award Finalists
Best Dark Comedy Feature Screenplay Award Finalists
Best Dark Comedy Short Screenplay Award Finalists
Best Dark Comedy Film Award Finalists
Best Dark Comedy Micro Film Award Finalists
Best Dark Comedy Teleplay Award Winner
Best Director Award Finalists
Best Ensemble Cast Award Finalists
Best Horror Comedy Feature Screenplay Award Finalists
Best Horror Comedy Film Award Winner
Best Horror Comedy Micro Film Award Winner
Best International Film Award Finalists
Best Mockumentary Film Award Winner
Best Romantic Comedy Film Award Finalists
Best Romantic Comedy Feature Screenplay Award Finalists
Funniest Music Video Award Winner
Film Festival Circuit events have reviewed over 5,000+ submissions since 2008. Our judges see issues repeated daily that weaken the presentation of films, videos and screenplays during the evaluation process. The Film Festival Submitter’s Handbook was written to help filmmakers and screenwriters build a successful strategy and avoid common costly mistakes when submitting to Film Festivals.