1) Pay the submission fee.
2) Copy your receipt code.
3) Fill out the submission form.
4)  Wait for a response ...sorry.

What's it cost?

Last Chance Apr 1- 30 $15

Video Requirements

The most important part of your submission is your video. Does it need to be a big budget high definition production?  No.  

Video requirements:
-  5-7  continuous minutes (can be from a longer set)
- send a link (youtube, vimeo, etc)  that is not password protected, unlisted is fine.
-  Please submit a  video where you can be clearly seen and heard. 

-  If filming with a cellphone, please shoot in landscape mode.  

Who's getting in?

 The festival is geared towards a primarily LGBTQIA+  audience, but all comedians are encouraged to submit.   The final line up will be roughly half from Chicago and half from around the country / world.   

 Past submission / participation in the festival has NO BEARING  on your chaces of being selected for 2020.   

Submitting a Show / Podcast

To submit your theme show please email us ( with pertinent information, after you've completed your individual submission.  

Feel free to reach out before if you have questions.     

Questions, comments, or concerns please email us at