The Houston Comedy Film Festival is a unique forum for comedy filmmakers from around the world to showcase their creative works in Houston, Texas. The Houston Comedy Film Festival is searching for funny and engaging films to entertain a comedy loving audience. All films are compiled and screened on Blu-Ray DVD 1080p.

Awards & Prizes

Our panel of 12 judges will give out 16 different awards:

Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Animated Comedy Film
Best Cinematography
Best Comedy Micro Short Film
Best Comedy Short Film
Best Comedy Feature Film
Best Comedy Short Film Screenplay
Best Comedy Feature Film Screenplay
Best Dark Comedy Film
Best Director
Best Ensemble Cast
Best Music Video
Best Original Music
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Texas Comedy Film
Single Funniest Moment

Rules & Terms

Houston Comedy Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Houston Comedy Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.

9 Reviews

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    Zachary Mattson

    Great festival as always, and the people who run it are really cool and put together a lot of great activities for networking

    January 2017
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    Elizabeth Mitchell

    Excellent festival! Mikel & Brooke really know and love comedy and it shows with their selections. They are also great at communicating with the filmmakers, which can be rare for people running fests these days. Would most definitely recommend HCFF!

    November 2016
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    Twitchy Dolphin Flix

    Fun festival! Hope to see it continue to grow in Houston!

    November 2016
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    Lance Khazei

    A great comedy festival in a charming venue with an excellent line up of funny films. It was terrific to meet the other filmmakers. The festival director did an outstanding job, was extremely hospitable and is very supportive of filmmakers.

    November 2016
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    Jesse Salazar III

    Great opportunity to see some awesome comedies from around the world! The venue was so beautiful and the crowd was great! Loved it and will definitely be submitting again!

    November 2016