A film festival that specializes in comedy feature films and comedy short films

The 4 winners will get interviewed on the podcast, "Let Us Be Idiots". In the future the film festival winners will receive a custom film festival award.

Submissions can only comedy film products.

The Crooklyn Comedy Film Festival accepts submissions exclusively through FilmFreeway.
To be eligible for inclusion in the LIVE component of the festival:
1. The movie must have been completed AFTER December 31, 2020. 
2. The movie must NOT be freely available to the public. Movies that require a rental, purchase, or subscription price to be paid (movies on Amazon, for example) ARE eligible, but movies that can be watched for free (movies on YouTube, for example) ARE NOT eligible to screen in the LIVE component of the festival.

The Crooklyn Comedy Film Festival does NOT require any premiere status for any component of the festival.
By submitting your film for consideration, you acknowledge and agree that:
1. You have read and understood all the rules and terms and do fully comply with them. 
2. Your film is not subject to any litigation, nor is it threatened by any litigation. 
3. You possess all the necessary rights to submit your film to the festival (including the full rights to the use all of the music in the film). 
4. You indemnify and hold harmless The Crooklyn Comedy Film Festival as well as its directors, judges, and sponsors and anyone affiliated with the festival of any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees and costs of the court) that may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening film entered, or any other claim resulting from your entry. 
5. You grant The Crooklyn Comedy Film Festival the right to use any still images or excerpts from the film, as well as any titles, written copy, and/or other information included with the film submission, for promotional purposes for the duration of the festival year as well as the future. (You may rescind permission for inclusion in future years’ promotion at any time by contacting the festival director.) 
6. You give permission for The Crooklyn Comedy Film Festival to screen the film at the 2022 The Crooklyn Comedy Film Festival or any promotional or press events leading up to the 2022 The Crooklyn Comedy Festival.

This festival is a production under Crooklyn Comedy LLC

Overall Rating
  • Awesome venue. It was frustrating we only had a 2 week notice of the when the festival would be, because of that a lot of our supporters weren't able to make it. We'd love to go back and hope there's more communication.

    January 2024
  • I could't watch the Festival and my movie wasn't in the Program, even though it was selected...

    November 2023
  • Amazing Festival. I think I will be entering the next one as well. We took 1st place in the comedy section.

    October 2023
  • Great staff! Great venue! Amazing communication! My new go-to festival!!

    October 2023