Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival

Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival
PO Box 468
Hamilton Hill, Australia

Tel: 08 9337 6049

Wed 16th Jan to Sat 16th Feb
Submission deadline: Mon 21st May 18

2018, Finished
Fri 12th Jan to Thu 1st Mar

Festival Overview

Comedy Filmmakers of the World - We have opened our Call For Entries for or 20th edition in 2018!!!

OTF celebrates new and independent filmmakers, their comic masterpieces and their excellent sense of humour.

We are committed to encouraging and stimulating comedy film production.

OTF is, and always will be, a grassroots festival, dedicated to championing independent and new filmmakers.


Best Film Category 1st, 2nd & 3rd (as voted by peers)

Most Popular Film 1st, 2nd & 3rd (as voted by audience across the tour)


Action Adaptation Adventure Advertising Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Bollywood Children Comedy Documentary Experimental Fantasy Foreign Language French Gay and Lesbian Historical Horror Independent Jewish Music Video Musical Political Reality Religious Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Sport Student Thriller TV War Western Women

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Greg Coffey
Festival Director


Open to the public


We are calling filmmakers of the world for short (under 15 mins)

We want your films!

BUT, they MUST have that essential ingredient "an excellent sense of humour."

If you are the maker of such a masterpiece - please enter!

Next deadline is 20th June 2017!



1 - Any Format; preview Online Screener or on DVD pal/ntsc
2 - Short Film only
3 - Any comic genre; black, slapstick, irreverent, romantic, political, subversive, absurd, etc.
4 - Any form; drama, doco, animation, experimental.
5 - And must have an excellent sense of humour.


Short Films
1 - 15 Minutes

Early Bird
20 April, 2017

Regular Deadline
20 June, 2017

Late Deadline
20 August, 2017

Extended Deadline
20 September, 2017


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