Submissions open for multiple comedy festivals

Several annual comedy festivals are now ready to see your video submissions for the coming year.

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JANUARY 2012: Magners Comedy Festival, Boston. Shows Jan. 25-28. Click on the link for instructions, and register by entering one of your clips from the Rooftop Comedy website before October 28, 2011.

FEBRUARY 2012: North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival. Stand-up runs Feb. 1-4 and features Mike Birbiglia; sketch runs Feb. 8-12 and features Second City; improv runs Feb. 14-19 and features The Magnet Tourco, Beatbox and more. Early deadline is 10/15 ($20), late deadline is 11/15 ($35). Go here to submit.

MARCH 2012: Women in Comedy Festival, Boston/Cambridge. Shows, panels and workshops run from March 21-25. Deadlines for instructor applications are Oct. 18 and Oct. 25; for show applications, Nov. 1 and Nov. 8.

The WICF also has a video to help you learn more from past participants. Roll it.

If your comedy festival is accepting submissions and isn’t listed here, please feel free to list your festival with details in the comments.

Sean L. McCarthy

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