Comedians, Cartoonist, Sketch teams, & Filmmakers from around the world go head to head in a Battle Royale style comedy competition. We enjoy all styles of comedy from irreverent horrors & animations too silly slapstick. The 4th Annual Battle of The Sketches will have an Online Champion, and a Live Round Champion.
The Live round will take place October 16th at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Tx. The funniest films will go head to head in 5 rounds that are grouped together in random categories. At the end of the night one film will be crowned Champion.
The online festival will take place between June & July. Notifications for the online rounds will be given on June 3, 2021. Guest judges, hosts, and online audience will vote each week for the funniest film to move onto the finals. The online finals will take place July 11th, and a champion will be crowned.
$1000 in Cash & Prizes will be awarded.
-$500 Live Round Champion
-$250 Online Champion
-Plus Trophies & Certificates
1.) Must be a comedy sketch, film, or cartoon less than 10 minutes.
2.) Only one sketch per submission.
3.) Must be at least 720p or better.
There are no set categories. We want filmmakers to create whatever they think is funniest. Sketches must be less than 10 minutes (preferably 2 to 5 minutes). Battle of The Sketches, FMCW Studios, & Speer Media Productions is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any sketch submitted and accepted for exhibition at the comedy competition for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Battle of The Sketches, FMCW Studios, & Speer Media Productions from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.