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L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival Programming/Schedule

March 5 to 8  L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival is a 3 day long festival oeffering comedy, comedies, shorts...and party.
Check the attached program and watch the dailies on



5 - 7 p.m.                   Welcome Reception

                                   Downtown Independent Theater


7 - 8 p.m.                   Celebrity Shorts

  • Ø New and vintage shorts by Funny or Die, including "Don Dolmes, The Smallest C*ck in Porn," which spoofs the legend of John Holmes, and "Craigslist Penis Photographer" starring Bob Odenkirk
  • Ø "Nowassitall," a music video written by, directed by and starring Aisha Tyler
  • Ø "Head, Heart and Balls...or Why I Gave Up Smoking Pot" starring Adam Carolla
  • Ø "I Own You," written by and starring LACSFF Directors Gary Anthony Williams and Jeannie Roshar
  • Ø "Boutonniere" directed by Coley Sohn, starring Comedy Central's Wendi McLendon-Covey and Zach Quinto (Heroes).

9 - 11 p.m.                 Opening Night Party

                                   J Lounge

                                   1119 S. Olive Street






11 am - 12:30 pm      Panel:  How to Pitch and Sell Your Comedy Idea


John Elliott & M. Riley, Mosaic Media Group (Get Smart,Talladega Nights)

Daniel Weidenfeld, Generate (Comedy Central's Chocolate News)

Ian Friedman, Manager of Content Development for

1 pm - 2:30 pm         Panel:  Using Digital Media to Launch Your Career


Tom Hoffman (Atomic Wedgie)

Seth Morris (Funny or Die)

3 pm - 4:30 pm         SHORTS BLOCK:  I'm Gonna Git You

Crashtoons (Convenience Store/Unicorn) (5:00)
Ninjas Protest a Pirate Festival (3:25)
Daryl from OnCar (12:00)
Fleshy Loves Kittens (6:00)
Chase Me (13:50)
Choke Kick Girl (28:00)


5 pm - 6:30 pm         SHORTS BLOCK:  Losing My Religion

Las Gafas (12:00)
Is There a Pong? (3:04)
Sisyphus (1:00)
Chicken of God (8:40)
The Lutheran (25:00)
Kill a Kitten (11:00)                         

Jesus Christ The Musical (1:30)


6:30 - 7:30 pm                       Cocktail Hour / Dinner Break


7:30 - 9 pm                SHORTS BLOCK:  Kids These Days (DCN Students)

Soft Cop (6:48)
Orion Slave Girls Must Die (26:00)
Turducken (3:22)
Window Pains (4:45)
Adam Taylor's Dracula (8:00)
Dada (12:42)
Grandpa I Have a Question (1:56)
Perfect Day (1:00)
Aroma (2:56 )


10 pm                         DCN PARTY @ LUCKY STRIKE


11 am                         Panel:  Famous People Talkin' About Sh*t


Laraine Newman, SNL alum

Aisha Tyler, Ghost Whisperer, CSI, 24

Regina King, Ray, Jerry Maguire, Boondocks

Sean Astin, Lord of the Rings, Goonies

Mindy Sterling, Austin Powers

1 pm - 2:30 pm         SHORTS BLOCK:  Work It!

Small Town News (22:00)
The Mailbox (4:54)
No Strings (12:40)
The Lost Archives of Quincy Taylor (12:00)
Hot Dog (6:00)
Pimp My Rascal (12:58

3 - 4:30 pm                SHORTS BLOCK:  Quit Bugging Me, I'm Eating Ribs

Terminus (8:20)
Bryson Fields & Anderson (1:40)
Parking Ticket (2:29)
No Se Preocupe (Don't Worry) (13:04)
Distraxion (1:50)
The Horribly Slow Murderer With the Extremely Inefficient Weapon (10:00)
X-treme Weekend (29:00)


5 - 6:30 pm                SHORTS BLOCK:  When It's Time to Change...

Yes (14:00)
Doctor's Visit (2:00)
Big Days Ahead (17:07)
Rock Obama: The Barack Obama Musical (9:04)
Over Da Rainbow (20:00)


6:30 - 8 pm                Cocktail Hour / Dinner Break


8 - 9:30 pm                SHORTS BLOCK:  I'm Too Sexy For My Shorts

Love on the Line (5:00)
A Bit of Counseling (6:46)
Las Historias Mas Sexy Del Mundo (15:00)
The Outlaw Emmet Deemus and The Porno Queen (8:30)
The Diary of Tommy Crisp (22:40)
Dirty Mary (19:00)


10 pm                         Atomic Wedgie Party @ The Kyoto Grand Hotel Rooftop



10 - 11:30 am                        Panel:  Writing a Winning Comedy Script


David Berenbaum (Elf, The Haunted Mansion, The Spiderwick Chronicles)

Linwood Boomer, (creator and executive producer, Malcolm in the Middle)

Devon Shepard (writer, Weeds, Everybody Hates Chris, MADtv)

Fax Bahr and Adam Small (In Living Color, co-creators MADtv, Blue Collar TV, The Jamie Kennedy Experiment, Chocolate News with David Alan Grier)

12 - 1:30 pm              SHORTS BLOCK:  With Friends Like These...

Talk Is Cheap (3:33)
All Apologies (5:27)
Dinner Conversation (3:49)
Tez (7:00)
The News (4:00)
All Broken Up (3:50)
An Elaborate Plan (12:25)
Bill (31:00)


2 - 3:30 pm                SHORTS BLOCK:  Dude, Your Family is So F'd Up

Twin (6:32)
Daddy (7:34)
The Cinderellis (6:46)
Borderline (10:00)
True Video Store Stories (9:19)
A Juicy Turkey (13:00)
Woman's Work (21:00)


4 - 5:30 pm                SHORTS BLOCK:  Cops and Robots

Captain Coulier (12:45)
Miracle Investigators (13:07)
The Deposition of Lou Bagetta (17:22)
The Swear Police (4:08)
Human Assembly (13:29)
White Lines (7:11)


7 - 11 pm                   AWARDS CEREMONY


                                   6356 Hollywood Blvd.

                                   Hosted by Adam Carolla

                                   Honoring Bobcat Goldthwait with 2009 COMMIE AWARD



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