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120 S Buena Vista St
Burbank, CA, 91505
United States

312 324 4565

Welcome to the 6th Annual Chicago Comedy Film Festival November 10th-12th at The Second City and The New 400 Theater

Submit

We will re-open for submissions December 2015. We accept features, shorts, web series, and student films.

CALL FOR ENTRIES open DECEMBER 15TH, 2016

Deadlines

  • February 1, 2017 Earlybird Deadline

  • April 1, 2017 Regular Deadline

  • June 1, 2017 Late Deadline

  • August 1, 2017 Extended Deadline

  • September 1, 2017 Approximate Notification Date

  • November 10th – 12th, 2017 Event Date

Categories 

  • Comedy Features- 30 min and over. 

  • Comedy Pilots- 22 min-60 min 

  • Comedy Webisodes- 3-5 min in length per episode. Submit two episodes for consideration. Students may submit in this category-must provide student adviser contact info. 

  • Comedy Shorts- 6 min-29 min. Students may submit in this category-must provide student adviser contact info.  

  • Comedy Short Shorts- 5 min and under. 

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Waiver requests must be accompanied by a trailer or excerpt. We consider waivers early in our screening process and decisions are based on a variety of factors. While we understand submission fees can be costly for filmmakers, there must be a compelling reason for us to waive your fee over everyone else.

Accepted Exhibition Specs

Digital Video:

-DCP: NTSC (DCP REQUIRED FOR FEATURE FILMS)

Media Files:

-.MOV

-.MPG

-DCP

Sound:

-Dolby Digital EX

-Dolby Digital 

-DTS

Cinescope (1:2.35)

-Yes