Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival

Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival
Chaplin Film Festival Office
Main Street
Waterville, Ireland

Tel: +353 (0)66 947 8818

2017, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Thu 1st Jun 17
Thu 24th Aug to Sun 27th Aug


Adventure Animation Black Comedy Children Comedy Fantasy Historical Short Silent Student

Festival Overview

Waterville, the Kerry seaside village that Charlie Chaplin loved, is holding this festival to honour the life and work of the master comedian and filmmaker, whose legacy remains both relevant and influential to film, and with him to celebrate the golden age of cinema and the pioneers of that time of discovery and experiment.


Category A –Comedy Film Competition

Category B – Social Commentary Film Competition

Category C – Chaplins of the Future (Student Competition)

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Short Comedy Competition
We will accept:
• Live action and animation films
• All forms of comedy film
• Good humour and laugh out loud films
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Social Commentary Competition
Social Commentary,
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Chaplins of the Future Competition
We will accept:
College Student, Students of any age, school or college
• Live action and animation films
• All forms of comedy film
• Good humour and laugh out loud films
• Documentaries
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Open to the public

Anyone interested in making a short film, comedy or social commentary, fiction or documentary.

Online to be streamed. The selected shortlist will be asked to provide an HD downloadable file, via FestivalFocus or any other highspeed link, sent to us by the director.

There are no entry fees associated with this festival

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24th Feb 2017 The Charlie Chaplin comedy Film Festival News - Our 2017 Films Programme
2nd Dec 2016 Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival
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Rory Fellowes
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