Just For Laughs invites you to submit your long and short-form series ideas to Stand Up & Pitch, the comedy industry’s largest and longest running pitch program.
Regular deadline is: May 7, 2018
Submissions can be made through the Just For Laughs ComedyPRO website at: https://comedypro.hahaha.com/submissions/.
The program offers (2) formats: From Set to Screen: TV, OTT, SVOD and More for long-form series (1/2 hour or more) AND Beyond The Box: Playing It Short for short-form series (15 minutes or less).
Canadian residents or permanent residents are also welcome to submit to the CBC Comedy Originals Pitch Program.
Five (5) finalists in each the format categories will have the opportunity to pitch their concepts to a panel of senior development and production executives in a room filled with over 100 comedy decision makers and accredited observers.
Stand Up & Pitch takes place July 25 – 28, 2018 during key industry dates of the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.
Finalists receive an industry pass to attend the festival.
Digital and TV series that have had their genesis at Stand Up & Pitch include: Fatal Murder Mystery (Shaftesbury/Just For Laughs), That’s My Bus (FOX), My 90-Year-Old Roommate (CBC Comedy), Newborn Moms (CBC Comedy, ABC) and Epic Studios (Marker Studios).