Monday, October 24, 2011

MICF 2012::Now Open for Registration!

Registration is officially open for the 2012 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
If you are a performer and you want to be part of the festival, all the information you need is here

If you are in Sydney, the Shannon Hotel is hosting an information night on Wednesday October 26 (this Wednesday) at 6pm. To RSVP drop an email to:

See you on the Festival Club Dancefloor!

Friday, October 21, 2011

Search for America's Newest Comedy Writer

The deadline for submissions for this competition - October 28 - is getting super close, so comedians/comedy writers, if you're looking for your big break and you think an episode of Modern Family might be it, you better get your skates on!

Family’s a funny thing.

The ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment, a group of some of the country’s largest national advertisers, is looking for the freshest take on what’s real—and really funny—about today’s American family. We helped bring Gilmore Girls, Everybody Hates Chris, Friday Night Lights and 20 other shows you love to TV, and we’ve awarded more than 50 scholarships to young screenwriters at leading universities across the country.

Now we’re looking for the next great story featuring the modern American family. Share your original, half-hour comedy format script with us for an opportunity to win $5,000, PLUS receive creative guidance and direct input from John Wells!

An American film and television producer, writer and director, Wells is best known for his role as executive producer of the television series ER, Third Watch, The West Wing, Shameless and Southland. His company, John Wells Productions, is based at Warner Bros. studios in Burbank, California. Who knows? With a little guidance, your script might even be ready for the big pitch. This could be the break you’ve been dreaming about!

But hurry, the deadline for script submission is October 28th at 11:59 am ET.