The Funny Life Film Festival (FLFF) is devoted to the advancement of comedy filmmakers and to warm our audiences hearts as they laugh their socks off! As well as screenings and awards there will be filmmaker workshops, networking and masterclasses to help you progress onto the next step of your career. So if you've made a comedy short, feature or animation the Funny Life Film Festival is the festival for you!

Hosted every autumn at the TT cinema in Shoreditch, the Funny Life Film Festival screens the work of comedy filmmakers from around the world, who have a passion for telling stories that make people chuckle. We welcome submissions from all ages, all experience levels and all factions of society with the aspirations to tickle the nations!

Photos, films & awards from year 1 (22nd October 2022):

Best Animation
Best UK Comedy Short
Best International Comedy Short
Best Comedy Feature
Best Mockumentary
Best Rom-Com
Best Screenplay
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Cinematography
Audience Award - For Funniest Film (Chosen on the night.)

- Short films must be no more than 20 minutes long.
- Feature length films must be no more than 120 minutes long.
- The festival operates a no waiver policy.
- If your film is accepted into FLFF you will receive a festival VIP pass to see all the festival films for FREE.

Overall Rating
  • Louie Corrons

    Marcus and Louise are great people! Their communication is spot-on and I always got updates about the festival! This is a great festival to submit to and I highly recommend sending your work!

    December 2022
  • Lisa Bishop

    Excellent communication and social media from wonderful organizers. It really is a fun little festival with a big heart. Thanks so much for selecting Happy Anniversary.

    October 2022
  • Alex Onufriev

    Super!!! I like it very much!

    October 2022
  • Rebekah Louisa Smith

    LOVE this festival! Louise and her team are well organised, great to communicate with and really care about their filmmakers. Highly recommended

    October 2022
  • Jake Balfour-Lynn

    A fun festival, with good communication and well attended screenings. :)

    October 2022