2018 Portland Comedy Film Festival Event Scheduled for March 24th, 2018

The Portland Comedy Film Festival is a unique forum for international independent comedy filmmakers to showcase their comedy films in Portland, Oregon. The PCFF is searching for funny and engaging films to entertain a comedy loving audience.

Awards & Prizes

Our panel of 12 judges will give out 15 different awards:

1. Best Micro Short Film
2. Best Short Film
3. Best Feature Film
4. Best Director
5. Best Actor
6. Best Supporting Actor
7. Best Actress
8. Best Supporting Actress
9. Best Original Music
10. Best Cinematography
11. Best Ensemble Cast
12. Single Funniest Moment
13. Best Editor
14. Best Short Comedy Screenplay
15. Best Feature Length Screenplay

Rules & Terms

All films and short videos are eligible to screen at the festival. Even if your film has already been distributed, or is publicly available online. (youtube, vimeo, etc ...) Works in progress are accepted in some cases, but bad audio will not be tolerated. The films screen on Blu-Ray with a great sound system, so make sure that your audio has a good mix and that your dialogue is clear. We accept short films, web series episodes, 48 hour films, experimental films, animated films, music videos and just about anything that is funny and will make people laugh.

17 Reviews

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    Yulia Fomenko

    Had a great time in Portland. Avalon Theater made for a wonderful venue. The Screening was well programmed. And Brooke was great at communicating via email.

    June 2017
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    Lance Khazei

    Outstanding comedy film festival, fun venue, sold out crowd. Enjoyed meeting the other filmmakers at terrific pre and post festival events. Superb selection of films. You can't do better than Mikel and Brooke when it comes to festival directors. Honored by the four nominations and best editor award. Many thanks.

    May 2017
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    Scott Simonsen

    Organized, communicative, friendly. Definitely worth the submission!

    May 2017
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    Festival Formula Ltd

    A superb festival that treated our clients' films brilliantly and with the due care and attention that most festivals could learn from! Great correspondence, and it was a joy to hear both of our clients pick up so many nominations. A must-submit festival for any comedy filmmakers out there.

    May 2017
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    Jeff Alan

    Was unable to attend, but the staff and communication were excellent. Very honored to have debuted here! Hope to make it in later years!!

    May 2017