ATTENTION: Due to Covid-19 and restrictions all festival submissions have been closed till further notice.
Submission open to comedians worldwide (except Ontario-based comics)
Show Dates: April 10-11th, 2020
Where: Lithuanian House in Toronto, Ontario.
From December 15th 12:00AM EST until Feburary 28th 11:59PM EST – $20
From March 1st 12:00AM EST until June 1st 11:59PM EST – $30
General Information About Submitting
Comics that selected for Cannabis Comedy Festival are guaranteed to perform at the gala show at a sold-out venue with over 500 audience members. The selected performer will also perform in a cannabis smoke friendly show the night before the gala show. More opportunities to perform may come up between the time you’re selected and the festival. Your name will be listed in the Cannabis Comedy Festival program and website. You’ll receive an artist badge that will give you access to all festival shows. Cannabis Comedy Festival will have industry representatives, and more in attendance. If selected for Cannabis Comedy Festival, you will receive monetary compensation for your performance and 2-night stay at one of our downtown suites.
Tips For Your Cannabis Comedy Festival Submission
– Submission videos must be hosted online (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.)
– Your submission videos must be at least five minutes long. If your video is longer than five minutes, please be aware that the judges will only watch the first five minutes of your video.
– Your video should be one unedited video. Do not edit together your best material from a single set or multiple sets.
– Selected Performers will be notified by June 3rd 2020.
– Please keep in mind that if you don’t initially make the cut, spots do open up as the festival gets closed due to drop-outs, scheduling conflicts, etc.
– Selected performers will be provided with accommodations during their stay in Toronto.
– Performers that aren’t selected to perform at Cannabis Comedy Festival will receive a festival pass for themselves and a friend and can attend any of the shows.