Do you have a short film or video clip (or maybe just a film where no one dies?)? Then submit it for The East African Comedy Competition!

East African Comedy Competition has an open call for short comedic films and videos. Filmmakers from East African countries (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda) are invited to submit to the 2016 East African Comedy Competition. All official selection videos will be screened at East African Comedy Competition final event in Dar es salaam.

All of the filmmakers who are a part of our competitions gain invaluable exposure including press and social media engagement. Anyone may submit to this competitions, but videos are judged for admittance into the competitions before audience & jury voting opens.

Our platform is dedicated to celebrating the power of storytelling and building an audience for short comedy films and comedians. We are here to help you grow your career.

Any film/video with 10 minutes and under is eligible for this film and video contest.

You must have the authority to submit the film/video for our consideration.

Your film will be viewable to the general public for voting purposes and must be uploaded to our website an social medias.

You must have obtained all the necessary rights (including music rights), consents, authorizations and licenses covering the film. There must not be pending or anticipated litigation regarding the film/video.

Please read all rules and terms before submitting your film/video.

The film must not include hate speech, excessive violence, slanderous or libelous claims, or any other actionable offenses.

The audience can vote everyday for the films they like once a day during the film and video contest dates.

The film must not
(i) infringe any rights of publicity or privacy, moral rights or IP rights, including any music-related rights,
(ii) be defamatory or indecent, and
(iii) violate any applicable laws.

On Voting: Each account login may only be used by one person - a single login shared by multiple people is not permitted. You must be a human. Accounts registered by "bots" or other automated methods are not permitted. One person or legal entity may not maintain more than one free account. You may not vote for someone else. If you are caught cheating and you have a film in a film and video contest, your film will be deleted from the contest and will not be eligible to receive the prize.