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And the 2023 winners are....

The Funny Women Awards continue to be an incredible showcase for the best and brightest of comedy talent across stage, screen, and page.

Through our awards, we provide entrants with a safe space for women and non-binary performers to develop their talent amongst peers and like-minded people. After the success of the previous years being a hybrid of virtual and live rounds, the process puts our acts to the test in different mediums, making them well-rounded performers.

With a team of producers dedicated to supporting our acts throughout the process, Our company culture is one of uplifting voices and being a vehicle for change within the comedy industry.

Kate Cheka - Stage Award Winner 2023

Stage Award

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For the best new comedy act. From stand-ups to impressionists, sketch groups to character – all are welcome, as long as you are funny!

Comedy Writing Award

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Women writers have been turning the comedy world upside down with their innovative scripts lately. If writing is your thing then this is the place to showcase your talent with a funny script.

Chloe Partridge - Comedy Writing Award Winner 2023

Amy Spinks and Lauren Soley - Comedy Shorts Award WinnerS 2023

Comedy Shorts Award

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Are you making comedy films or developing content?  This award provides a platform for those of you who prefer to present your comedic ideas in a short film format.

Content Creator Award

This award, is our publicly nominated & voted for award and is open until 25th August 2023

We’re looking for new voices that might otherwise be overlooked by mainstream networks. Hidden Gems of comedy that you find on social media networks.

Serena Terry 'Mammy Banter' - Content Creator Award Winner 2023

SARAH BOWLES - INDUSTRY Award Winner 2023

Funny Women Comedy Industry Award

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The award created to recognise the women amongst our oft unsung heroes of comedy – the gag, sketch and additional material writers, and the producers, developers and creators who are at the forefront of television, radio and digital entertainment.

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Comedy Shorts Award Entry Requirements

The deadline for registration for the Comedy Shorts Award has passed.

Funny Women NextUp…Comedy Shorts Award

Are you a budding Director? Producer? Screenwriter? Are you collaborating with friends to make a funny video? Then we are looking for YOU!

If you have a short film or sketch that you think is hilarious, then enter your work for our Comedy Shorts Award to be in with a chance of winning some life-changing support and mentoring from comedy professionals.

WHAT KIND OF FILM ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?

A 1- 6 minute film that can take the form of anything comical. It’s a great opportunity to show us your creative flair and have fun!

WHO CAN ENTER?

This award is open to all women filmmakers and content developers. The film must be an original narrative created, produced and devised by a woman, or women, although male cast and crew members are allowed.

ARE THERE ANY ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR MY FILM?

Yes – we require all films to be 6 minutes or under, to be entirely original dialogue, to not feature brand logos and most importantly, to only use music with the written consent of the performer and/or publisher either personally or via the PRS system https://www.prsformusic.com/ .

WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH MY FILM?

We will broadcast selected entries on our Funny Women YouTube channel and social media (so keep an eye out) and the top 10 finalists’ films will also hosted on a dedicated Funny Women Comedy Shorts Awards page on our website. We will also broadcast the final 3 entries as part of the grand final night.

HOW IS IT JUDGED?

Films are judged for production, concept, delivery/performance, creativity, writing and overall funniness. The top 10 films are then viewed by an independent judging panel of top television and film industry professionals who will choose one overall winner and two runners up. The final three will be invited to attend the grand final in London on the 23rd September.

WHAT CAN I WIN?

2021 Funny Women Awards Prizes

The deadline for registration for the Comedy Shorts Award has passed.

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