2019 Shortform Comedy Selections

DOXXED

Asian American Rebecca Lo posts a racist joke online that goes viral. She must not only face the wrath of the ENTIRE internet, but she also must reexamine her own beliefs and privileges - as a person of color, she thought she couldn't be racist.

Just Call Me Ripley

Just Call Me Ripley is a coming out story where nobody cries! This comedic web series centers on Ripley whose group of diverse, queer, wacky friends will support her no matter what she decides about her sexuality - but that doesn’t always make things easier... (okay, maybe there’s a little crying).

Punching Bag

A dark comedy following a lonely romantic man who becomes a punching bag for disillusioned women to right the evils of all men.

This Is Desmondo Ray

A peculiar man searches for love in a dark and troubling world.

Brothers from the Suburbs

Brothers From the Suburbs is a short-form digital comedy series that chronicles the highs and lows of three black teenagers coming of age in an affluent, suburban, white private school community.

Hexed

Hexed​ is a Brooklyn-based comedy about Sammy and Pearl, two degenerate witches navigating the daily struggles of adulthood with the aid of their sub-par magical abilities and talking pet penis.

Lazy Circles

Lazy Circles is a single-camera comedy taking a look at the hilarity and excitement in a small Oklahoma town. Whether it’s the house-raiding librarian’s book burnings, the mayor’s citizen arrest machine that catches perverts, or deadly storms being tracked by a weatherman’s nose, there’s always something crazy happening in Goshè.

RenFest

RenFest is a narrative comedic television series that gives an insider's look into the personalities, politics, and pageantry behind renaissance festivals.

Vitality

An animated series about the complicated world of love

Comedic Timing

Comedic Timing is a comedy web series centered around an all women's improv class in a small town. The teacher, a jaded former comedian, will struggle to help her class sort out their personal lives, as her own careens out of control.

I'm F%$#ing Fine

A numb suburban mom, repressed by the exclusive pill-popping community of Paradise, rebels her way to freedom.

The Lovelys

The Lovelys is a dark comedy that follows a family of quirky misfits who inhabit a remote area in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The family, run by fierce and former drag queen, "Memaw Lovely," grapple with all the typical trials and tribulations of any close-knit family with one distinct difference - they're a pack of misguided killers!

Susaneland

Surreal and darkly comedic vignettes from one young woman's life are the basis for this short-form episodic series.

Who You Are

The accidental invention of an asshole AI spells trouble for a tech startup in the late 80’s. While trying to construct a machine capable of providing the world’s most accurate personality quiz, three computer engineers in a small garage in Silicon Valley accidentally stumble upon a full-fledged artificial intelligence that can read souls.

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