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 Velton J Lishke a Comedian and film producer with an aim to promote and celebrate the world of comedy by rewarding talented and funny work regardless of budget and location.

Dates for the 2022 Live event will be July 30th and will be held at The Manhattan Club, Beech Avenue, Harrogate HG2 8DY UNITED KINGDOM from 19.00 – late.

Tickets will go on sale for the event From July 1st - All finalists will receive two free tickets each

All official entries and Semi Finalists and Finalists will receive a Laurel.
3rd place and Runner up will receive a Laurel and certificate.
Winners will receive a trophy , certificate and laurel
We will select certain films that did not make the top 3 as Honourable Mentions for which they will also receive a certificate as well.

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 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 3-10 mins
- Super Shorts 0-3 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

: YOU MUST ENTER ONE OF OUR MAIN CATERGORIES IF YOU WANT TO ENTER ANY
OF THE BEST ACTOR, DUO , ENSEMBLE , PRODUCER OR DIRECTOR CATERGORIES.

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  • We are pleased to have our Comedy Film selected part of the Lit Laughs International Comedy Film Festival, one of the festivals that always on our radar list.

    Thank you for being good and kind to us.

    Love & Light,
    Rami Hilmi
    Director / Writer

    September 2021
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you Rami

  • Darling Nikki

    This was a great experience. I look forward to submitting and attending again in the future.

    August 2021
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you for joining us Darling

  • Film Impro

    Fun to win best producer for our feature film production @ LitLaugsh! :D

    August 2021
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you for submitting with us

  • A HUGE thank you to everyone over at Lit Laughs for including us in their fest this year. The communications was awesome. The memes on their FB page alone is worth the submission fee! Hilarious! Thanks again and we hope to be back!

    August 2021
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you Pat we definitely hope you come back

  • Oliver Prescott

    Thanks for giving Puzzle an Honourable Mention and Runner-up Best Duo! Enjoyable and funny in itself festival and a pleasure dealing with the organisers!

    August 2021
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    Response from festival:

    appreciated Oliver and well done on an incredible film