The following are the submission details for the 2013 festival held October 24-27, 2013 in NYC. The deadline for submissions is September 15, 2013, no exceptions.
The festival is divided into two parts: stand up comedy and comedic films. The details for the submissions in each area are as follows:
- Stand-up comedy in English or Arabic: Please submit a YouTube link to an 8-10 minute clip of your stand-up comedy to email@example.com. The comedy does not have to be Arab themed but comedians must be of Arab heritage to be eligible. Please include a headshot and 75 word bio.
- Comedy Clips: Please submit a YouTube link to a 5 minute or under original, never before seen YouTube video to firstname.lastname@example.org. Clips will be broadcast at the top of each standup night and posted on our pages. To be eligible the clip must be written by or star an artist of Arab heritage but does not have to be Arab themed. Please include writer, director, and cast list, a short bio of artist submitting, and a blurb about the clip.
All submissions must be RECEIVED by September 15, 2013. Due to time constraints, any submissions received after the deadline will not be considered for this year's festival. Submissions of scripts should be sent via email to email@example.com
We will be informing artists about the festival's selections by September 30, 2013. If you have any questions, please contact Dean Obeidallah (firstname.lastname@example.org), Maysoon Zayid (email@example.com), or Alexandra Ben Othman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We look forward to receiving your submissions! Please check our website at www.arabcomedy.org for periodic updates.