NY UNDERGROUND COMEDY FESTIVAL

 

New Festival Begins December 2nd, 2020

Two Festivals in One!!

12 Virtual Standup Shows Featuring over 100 Comedians from Around the Globe.

4 Comedy Workshops – Learn the Business of Comedy and the Future of the Industry! 

3 Open Mics – Ready to Give Comedy a Try?  

Dozens of Amazing Indie Comedy Films in on the NYUG Comedy Festival Streaming Site.

Submissions: Open Now – Submit Today!!

Submission Fees: Standup $5, Film $5, Combo $10

Standup Submission Deadline: November 25th

Comedy Film Submission Deadline: Nov 25th

Line Up Notification: November 27th

Virtual Shows & Workshops: December 2nd – 6th

Film Festival on Xerb.tv: December 2nd – 30th

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FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS CLOSED

THANK YOU!

VIRTUAL SHOW TICKETS

FILM SREENING PASSES

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Festival Information

THE NYC UNDERGROUND COMEDY FESTIVAL IS BACK!!

Comics from around the world share their talents for a celebration of laughter, hope, and community during this global crisis.

NYUGCF delivers two weeks of non-stop videos, industry workshops, and livestream events. We’re here to raise your spirits, raise money for essential causes, lower your stress levels, and probably your standards.

STANDUP

All Levels of Comics Welcome!!

Live Virtual Shows & Workshops

All Sets will be 5 to 20 Minutes

New Comics working along side Pros!

2 Down & Dirty Saturday Late shows

Amazing Workshops about the business

Opportunity for future shows with Comedy Therapy Virtual Comedy Club

FILMS

We Are Seeking All Things Comedy

Stand-Up Comics
Improv Groups
Sketch Comics
Short Comedy Films (Up to 15 minutes)
Original Music/Comedy Artists.
Funny Story Tellers.
Comedy Burlesque Performers.

RULES

Plain and Simple

SUBBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED!

Submission Fee:
Standup $5, Comedy Films $5, Comb $10

After you pay your submission fee – Click the link that says “Back to Comedy Therapy” and fill out the Submission Details Form.

Standup Submission Tapes: 5 Minutes

Film Screeners: Should be the actual film being entered. (Up to 15 Minutes)

You should own all rights to the film (Don’t send in a TV spot.) Please note: This is the set that will be put on line for the festival!!!

Submissions End:
Standup & Film November  25th

Lineup Announced on This Website:
Standup & Film November 27th

Open Mics

Open Mic

Free Open Mic:

Wednesday Dec 2nd ~ 5pm

15 Comics – 5 Minute Sets

Open Mic

Free Open Mic:

Thursday Dec 3rd ~ 5pm

15 Comics – 5 Minute Sets

Open Mic

Free Open Mic:

Sunday Dec 6th ~ 5pm

15 Comics – 5 Minute Sets

Comedy Workshops

Festival Welcome

Workshop:

Wednesday Dec 2nd ~ 3pm

Lineup TBA

Starting Standup

Workshop:

Sunday Dec 6th ~ 3pm

Line Up TBA

Writing Q&A

Workshop:

Friday Dec 4th ~ 3pm

Lineup TBA

State of Comedy

Workshop:

Saturday Dec 5th ~ 3pm

Lineup TBA

Stand UP Shows

The Virtual Show

Virtual Show:

Wednesday Dec 2nd ~ 7pm

Lineup TBA

The Next Wave Part 2

 Virtual Show:

Thursday Dec 3rd ~ 9:30pm

Lineup TBA

Pajama Party

Virtual Show:

Friday Dec 4th ~ 11:30pm

Lineup TBA

Anything Goes

Virtual Show:

Saturday Dec 5th ~ 11:30pm

Lineup TBA

Ladies Only

Virtual Show:

Wednesday Dec 2nd ~ 9:30pm

Lineup TBA

A Tight 5

Virtual Show:

Friday Dec 4th ~ 6:30pm

Lineup TBA

A Tight 5

Virtual Show:

Saturday Dec 5th ~ 6:30pm

Lineup TBA

Festival Fun House Part 1

Virtual Show:

Sunday Dec 6th ~ 7pm

Lineup TBA

The Next Wave Part 1

 Virtual Show:

Thursday Dec 3rd ~ 7pm

Lineup TBA

Come Together

Virtual Show:

Friday Dec 4th ~ 9pm

Lineup TBA

Diversity Show

 Virtual Show:

Saturday Dec 5th ~ 9pm

Lineup TBA

Festival Fun House Part 2

Virtual Show:

Sunday Dec 6th ~ 9:30pm

Lineup TBA

Jokers Wild

Virtual Show:

Wednesday Dec 8th ~ 9:30pm

Lineup TBA

The Virtual Show

Virtual Show:

Wednesday Dec 9th ~ 7pm

Lineup TBA

The Next Wave Part 2

 Virtual Show:

Thursday Dec 10th ~ 9:30pm

Lineup TBA

Pajama Party

Virtual Show:

Friday Dec 11th ~ 11:30pm

Lineup TBA

Anything Goes

Virtual Show:

Saturday Dec 12th ~ 11:30pm

Lineup TBA

Ladies Only

Virtual Show:

Wednesday Dec 9th ~ 9:30pm

Lineup TBA

A Tight 5

Virtual Show:

Friday Dec 11th ~ 6:30pm

Lineup TBA

A Tight 5

Virtual Show:

Saturday Dec 12th ~ 6:30pm

Lineup TBA

Festival Fun House Part 1

Virtual Show:

Sunday Dec 13th ~ 7pm

Lineup TBA

The Next Wave Part 1

 Virtual Show:

Thursday Dec 10th ~ 7pm

Lineup TBA

Come Together

Virtual Show:

Friday Dec 11th ~ 9pm

Lineup TBA

Diversity Show

 Virtual Show:

Saturday Dec 12th ~ 9pm

Lineup TBA

Festival Fun House Part 2

Virtual Show:

Sunday Dec 13th ~ 9:30pm

Lineup TBA

Comedy Film Festival Events

NY Underground Comedy Festival - Film Event 1

Kevin H. Brady ~ NY Underground Comedy Festival 2020
MrJoshHyman ~ Beard Court
MrJoshHyman ~ Cheetos, Baby!
Dorian Vasquez ~ To Catch a Mormon
Brett Kellerman ~ The Quarantine Lockdown Show S1EP4
Geoff Allen ~ Writing is Pain – comedy sketch
Dick Colligan ~ With Arms Wide Open
New Media Comedy ~ Gails’ New Boyfriend
New Media Comedy ~ Love Post Covid
New Media Comedy ~ Letters from Quarantine

NY Underground Comedy Festival - Film Event 2

Kevin H. Brady ~ I’ll Bemoan for Christmas
David Bergman ~ Dave Bergman Live from the Comedy Cellar!
MrJoshHyman ~ Joey Boxa Thong
Mudit Verma ~ Pharmacy School
Adam Snair ~ Adam Snair Comedy at Comix Roadhouse at Mohegan Sun 11-5-20
Geoff Allen ~ First Contact
New Media Comedy ~ Mr. Beasley Presents
New Media Comedy ~ Turnpike Festival Part 1

NY Underground Comedy Festival - Film Event 3

Kevin H. Brady ~ Wednesday Earlier Shows are the Best
Dave Sheehan ~ Stand-up from Dave Sheehan
Avi Naiman ~ Relationships
Clever Lamar McLean ~ Quarantine Court EP 3
Vanessa ~ RESPEX
Malia Simon ~ (Wo)man on the street: What is your name?
New Media Comedy ~ Happily Ever After
New Media Comedy ~ Living Large

NY Underground Comedy Festival - Film Event 4

Judy Ortiz & Melissa Surach ~ How Will This End?
Nicholas M. Garofolo  ~ Big Tony: A Mafia Story
Anthony Villiotti ~ Anthony Villiotti Standup Set
Ariel Evans ~ The Stand – NYC
Clever Lamar McLean ~ Quarantine Court EP 2
New Media Comedy ~ Reverend John Season 1
New Media Comedy ~ Turnpike Comedy Festival Part 2

NY Underground Comedy Festival - Film Event 5

James Mac ~ James Mac New York Comedy Club
Nicholas M. Garofolo  ~ Raw Sewage
Tara Cannistraci ~ The Chart
Clever Lamar McLean ~ Quarantine Court EP 1
Isabelle Pierre ~ ‘REAL TALK’
Kit Williams ~ The Heavenly Zone
New Media Comedy ~ Pain Park & Other Things
New Media Comedy ~ Not Dead Yet

NY Underground Comedy Festival - Film Event 6

John Brecko ~  #Quarantine Life
Rebecca Kaplan ~ Tik Tok Parody
Brett Singer ~ Go Outside, Brett
Conrad Grimmer ~ Outdoor Comedy NYC
Isabelle Pierre ~ ‘VOWS’
Mark P ~ 5G Not for Me
New Media Comedy ~ Finally and N&M Special
New Media Comedy ~ Best of N&M

NY Underground Comedy Festival - Film Event 7

NY Underground Comedy Festival Live Show Replays – Available December 17th, 2020

The Festival Begins!

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