IN CONVERSATIONS

 

Returning this year after receiving rave reviews from past festival attendees, JFL NorthWest is proud to host special In Conversation sessions with some of today’s top comedy stars as part of The Creators Series presented by Creative BC!

 

Peeling back the curtain and giving audiences unprecedented access to their favourite content creators in comedy, these deeply personal and candid interview sessions allow comedy fans to learn more about some of the top names in the industry; how they got their start, how they continue to remain relevant, and what fans can expect to see next.

Margaret Cho

Bobcat Goldthwait

Brent Butt

THE INDUSTRY EVENTS

 

THE INDUSTRY INSIDERS WORKSHOP
JFL NorthWest has gathered North America’s biggest comedy insiders for an intimate and actionable workshop to empower local creators and performers with new tools and insights that will take their careers to the next level. Speakers to be announced soon.

 

THE INDUSTRY SHOWCASES
The comedy industry big wigs are in town for JFL NorthWest and they’re looking for the next big thing! Come check out the best of the best from the local comedy scene as they try to impress the ones with the wigs.

SHORT FILM COMPETITIONS

 

We offer short filmmakers an international platform to view their comedic work on the big screen in front of a live audience of comedy lovers through our TWO short film competitions:

 

WORLDWIDE SHORTS
Participants from across the globe can submit to WORLDWIDE SHORTS, where we pick the top comedy shorts from around the world to compete. (Participants from the Pacific Northwest are also eligible for this category.)

 

COMEDY SHORT SHORTS
For the fourth time, COMEDY SHORT SHORTS shines a well-deserved spotlight on the talented filmmakers and comedians of the Pacific Northwest.