L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival: April 26-29, 2012 MovieMaker Top 25
 


short film awards

See prizes below from the 2011 festival. Prizes are subject to change. Stay tuned as we continue to add more cash, prizes, and industry meetings for the upcoming event!

NOTE: All selected filmmakers will receive two (2) all-access passes to the LA Comedy Shorts Film Festival (April 26-29, 2012), as well as special discounts on hotel and additional tickets/passes.

 

Funny or Die Best-of-Fest Grand Prize Short (any category):

  • $2,000 cash
  • In-person meeting with Mosaic Media Group, an A-list management (Will Ferrell, Judd Apatow, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jim Carrey) and production company whose credits include Elf, Get Smart, and Stepbrothers
  • Short film post production package, courtesy of Green House Studios (value: $4,800)
    Green House Studios
  • Original short film music scoring package by composer Kubilay √úner (value: $9,000)
  • Annual subscription to Scripped Pro web-based screenwriting package, courtesy of Scripped.com
    Scripped.com
 

Atom.com Best Comedy Short:

  • $250 cash
  • In-person meeting with management/production company (TBD). Previous meetings have included:
    • Benderspink, a management/production company whose credits include the American Pie films and The Hangover
    • Generate, a talent management (Janeane Garofalo, Ryan Eggold, Patton Oswalt) and production company (David Alan Grier's Chocolate News on Comedy Central, Comedians of Comedy).
  • Annual subscription to Scripped Pro web-based screenwriting package, courtesy of Scripped.com
    Scripped.com
 

Atom.com Best Comedy Animated Short:

  • $250 cash
  • In-person meeting with management/production company (TBD). Previous meetings have included:
    • Nick Weidenfeld, executive in charge of program development for Cartoon Network's Adult Swim
    • Chris Prynoski, president of Titmouse, Inc. (Metalocalypse)
    • Benderspink, a management/production company (American Pie films, The Hangover)
    • Generate, a talent management (Janeane Garofalo, Ryan Eggold, Patton Oswalt) and production company (David Alan Grier's Chocolate News on Comedy Central, Comedians of Comedy)
 

Atomic Wedgie Best Comedy Shortie-Short (under 5 minutes):

  • $250 cash
  • In-person meeting with management/production company (TBD). Previous meetings have included:
    • Benderspink, a management/production company whose credits include the American Pie films and The Hangover
    • Generate, a talent management (Janeane Garofalo, Ryan Eggold, Patton Oswalt) and production company (David Alan Grier's Chocolate News on Comedy Central, Comedians of Comedy).
 

Elevate Best Comedy Student Film:

To be awarded to the best film produced by a student at an accredited school, college or university.

  • $250 cash
  • In-person meeting with management/production company (TBD). Previous meetings have included:
    • Benderspink, a management/production company whose credits include the American Pie films and The Hangover
    • Generate, a talent management (Janeane Garofalo, Ryan Eggold, Patton Oswalt) and production company (David Alan Grier's Chocolate News on Comedy Central, Comedians of Comedy).
 

State Tax Credit Exchange Audience Award:

To be awarded to the film receiving the highest average audience score, as determined by audience ballots at each screening.

  • $250 cash
  • In-person meeting with management/production company (TBD). Previous meetings have included:
    • Benderspink, a management/production company whose credits include the American Pie films and The Hangover
    • Generate, a talent management (Janeane Garofalo, Ryan Eggold, Patton Oswalt) and production company (David Alan Grier's Chocolate News on Comedy Central, Comedians of Comedy).

 

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