On the evening of Weds, May 30th, we will be holding our 3rd annual sketch comedy film festival, which will feature shorts by comedians and funny filmmakers from Philadelphia and beyond. The film festival will coincide with our 4-day live festival, which runs from May 31st through June 3rd. The film fest will begin at 7:30pm at the PSF Roxy Theater.
Last year, we had an incredibly successful turnout for the Film Festival portion of Philly Sketchfest. We were honored to have such an incredible array of hilarious films from both local and out-of-town comedians and filmmakers, and hope to get just as many great entries this year! The submission fee for this year’s film fest is only $5.
You can get a taste of last year's film selection here - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLugj6Gcob_Wjv-DVfrxDc0fn1REEThdq2
Philly Sketchfest’s (PSF) goal is to entertain audiences, support the growth of Philadelphia’s comedy community, and celebrate national and international sketch groups with unique shows, performers, and panels.
Philly Sketchfest was created in 2007 by Ben Maher and David Terruso & Matt Lally (Animosity Pierre) and celebrates it’s annual festival in 2017. Current producers include Maher, Brian Kelly (Secret Pants / Sketch Up or Shut Up at Philly Improv Theater ) and Curt Riedy (High Dramma).
We accept all kinds of comedy shorts and sketches, from animation, music video, mockumentary and more. Video length must be under 10 minutes (the shorter, the better!)
By submitting the link to your filmed comedy sketch, you are acknowledging that you would like your video screened in this festival revue show and that we have your permission to do so.