Welcome to Lit Laughs International Comedy Film Festival, an annual Event with a Prestigious awards ceremony held in the very heart of Yorkshire in Harrogate every July.
As well as guest judges we will also have live stand up, music, live screenings and of course the awards themselves. There is also a bar available all evening and there will also been plenty of opportunity for networking.
Lit Laughs, a company formed early 2018 by a group of talented comedians, aim to promote and celebrate the world of comedy by rewarding talented and funny work regardless of budget and location.
Dates for the 2021 Live event will be July 31st and will be held at The Manhattan Club, Beech Avenue, Harrogate HG2 8DY UNITED KINGDOM from 19.00 – late.
PLEASE NOTE : UPDATE MAY 2021 - WE WILL BE DOING OUR FIRST 'LIVE' EVENT THIS YEAR IF THERE ARE NO MORE RESTRICTIONS, THIS WILL INCLUDE LIVE MUSIC , STAND UP COMEDY , LIVE SKETCHES AND OF COURSE THE AWARDS THEMSELVES , THIS WILL BE A TICKETED EVENT HOWEVER EACH FILM MAKER (FINALISTS) WILL GET 2 FREE TICKETS TO ATTEND
All official entries , Finalists, 3rd place and Runner up and winners will receive a Laurel and certificate
Trophies will be awarded to all winners of each category on the night, if you can not attend we will mail to you anywhere in the world at our cost.
We will also have an award for funniest performance. all entries will be automatically entered in to this at no extra cost .
We will also award Best British Comedy and Best International comedy , all entries will be automatically entered in to this at no extra cost .
We will promote all finalists on our Facebook page at their request (40k followers)
Work can be submitted from any year as funny does not have an expiry date
For screenplays - Features must be over 50 pages
- shorts must be over 10 pages up to 50
- micro shorts must be over 1 page up to 10
- Web screenplays any length
For Films - Features must be over 50 mins
- Shorts 10 - 50 mins
- Micro shorts 0-10 mins
- Comedy Horror Shorts 0 - 50 mins
- Rom Com Shorts 0 - 50 mins
NB : ALL NON ENGLISH FILMS MUST CONTAIN SUBTITLES IN ENGLISH TO BE ACCEPTED