WHAT IS THE VANCOUVER JUST FOR LAUGHS FILM FESTIVAL?

The 2nd edition of the Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival – part of JFL NorthWest – will be taking over the city from February 14 to 23, 2019. Vancouver, often referred to as “Hollywood North,” is the ideal place to host the world’s most exciting comedy film festival, as it boasts a great appreciation for cinema and also attracts many film productions and stars. Programming will include exciting short and feature film screenings, premieres, in conversations, riveting industry speakers, panels and more! Check out past Just For Laughs film highlights HERE!

SHORT & FEATURE FILM SUBMISSIONS

We are searching for the best comedic feature-length, shorts, and documentary films from around the world to showcase at this year’s festival in February. We love to put a smile on people’s faces, and we want you to submit your film from any comedic genre – from romcoms to mock docs, from parodies to animation, from edgy comedies to farces and even dramedies are all welcome. Submissions are now open – click the FilmFreeway button below for all the details!

PROGRAMMING ANNOUNCED IN JANUARY

We’ll be announcing our full programming lineup in January 2019, so stay tuned for exciting news! Want to be the first to hear about show announcements, screenings, presales and special offers? Sign-up to the Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival mailing list below.

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