1ST ANNUAL FUNNY WOMEN FESTIVAL
TO BE HELD AT IO WEST ON DECEMBER 4-6, 2014
LOS ANGELES, CA, November 16 – iO West and Cake Batter are proud to announce the 1st Annual Funny Women Festival (FWFLA) on December 4-6, a comedy fest celebrating the best female improv, sketch, and stand-up performers in the nation. Held on three stages at iO West, located at 6366 Hollywood Blvd in Hollywood, FWFLA will feature performance showcases, competitions, celebrity discussion panels, and Q&As with leading comediennes.
FWFLA’s showcase will feature performances from the top female improv and sketch groups, musical comedy ensembles, and scripted TV pilots.
Submissions for FWFLA's competitions are currently being accepted in the following categories: sketch, improv, stand-up, storytelling and short-form video. The submission deadline is November 28th; application and additional information can be found at http://ioimprov.com/west/festival.
FWFLA has partnered with WIFEY.TV, a curated video network for women created by Emmy-nominated Jill Soloway (Transparent, Afternoon Delight, Six Feet Under) and bestselling author Rebecca Odes (Deal with It!, From the Hips). Participants in FWFLA’s short-form video contest will compete for a cash prize and the winning video will be featured on WIFEY.TV.