Comedy

Comedy

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  • Trick

    A man at the park wants something from a group of teen skaters. Johnny Frohman directs “Trick,” a comedy from a couple of NoBudge regulars that focuses on a shady exchange. Matt Barats stars as a man loitering around a trio of skateboarders, commenting on their form, letting the kids know that ba...

  • HEINEKIN

    A man loses his dog but finds something else. “HEINEKIN,” directed by Will Duncan, is a two minute experimental burst of frantic energy and physical comedy. Duncan stars as the man desperately searching for his dog, Heinekin, trudging through the park in an orange polo and blue shorts, having no ...

  • Sativa

    A lonely weed dealer spirals when she tries to make conversation with an uninterested client. “Sativa,” directed by Kelly Cooper and Johnny Frohman, is an absurd sketch film built around a loopy performance from Cooper and a pointless query. Tynan DeLong plays a musician working on a dog food com...

  • Premium Pornography

    A Catholic school boy trying to understand his budding sexuality looks to the animal kingdom for answers. The ingeniously devised, “Premium Pornography,” directed by Simon Ruscinski, is a comedic exploration of masturbation, condom purchasing, and alien psychology. It takes the form of a deadpan ...

  • Based on a True Story

    Two aspiring writers in L.A. are secretly writing novels about each other as they spend their first evening together. Jens Josephs directs “Based on a True Story,” a sharp comedy exploring the personalities and inner monologues of a couple of egotistical dreamers, mutually repulsed by each other ...

  • Scary Car

    Four friends parked in a car do a ceremony in the middle of the woods. It goes badly. Made by the preeminent Brooklyn comedy group, Simple Town, “Scary Car” is lo-fi horror comedy at its finest, a brilliantly executed account of an unexplainable occurrence. After a passionate conversation about U...

  • The Length of Your Rage

    After an angry fight with his boyfriend, Thomas walks across Manhattan to cool off. Juan Pablo Rivera Garza & Charlie Sosnick direct “The Length of Your Rage,” a charmingly ragged comedy oozing with strange encounters between NYC oddballs. So says an Inuit tradition about anger, the length of one...

  • We Should Get Dinner!

    Estranged ex-step-siblings reunite over dinner but find themselves with opposing views on the future of their relationship. Eliza Jiménez Cossio and Lexi Tannenholtz direct “We Should Get Dinner!” a dark comedy about fractured bonds and lingering resentments. Abby and Sean grew up together but ha...

  • Coolguy

    A fashion-forward model questions his self-image when he crosses paths with the "cooler" version of himself on a photoshoot. “Coolguy,” directed by Nicky & Z, is a pop comedy sketch about overthinking one’s appearance. A man struts onto set exuding confidence and swagger, owing to his carefully c...

  • Jellyfish

    A casual weekend hangout is thrown off course with the arrival of an unexpected guest. “Jellyfish,” directed by Gabe Ross, is an absurd comedy of quick-witted lunacy and sudden behavior shifts. Gabe and Will are relaxing on a beach-front porch when their friend, Eli, shows up to join the party. B...

  • Play This at My Funeral

    In three New York City vignettes, a handful of characters engage (both actively and passively) with the soundtracks of their current lives. Ray Smiling directs “Play This at My Funeral,” a film that revolves around music and corresponding moments of humor or enthusiasm. A Times Square Spiderman f...

  • The Idea of a You

    When two friends accept an invitation to see the new couch of an up-and-coming comedian/actor, it turns into an evening of heavy drinking and idiosyncratic self-expression. Kailee McGee directs “The Idea of a You,” a self-referential portrait of the lives and romantic inclinations of three L.A. a...

  • Slow Vine

    In a series of quietly absurd vignettes, a group of people move through their lives in anticipation of a punchline they can’t see. “Slow Vine," directed by Glenn Fellman, patiently explores the quotidian spaces and timelines turned askew by surreal touches. A man in a suit aggressively rides an e...

  • Wolf in Dude's Clothing

    A starving wolf finds a suit of human skin, crawls inside, and becomes a man. “Wolf in Dude’s Clothing,” directed by Solmund MacPherson, is an absurd experimental comedy about trying to fit in and controlling one’s urges. Once the wolf enters the human world, he has a new set of problems. Studyin...

  • Good Samaritans

    A man returns a letter meant for his neighbor but it’s not what it seems. In this satire by Johnny Frohman and Jeremy Levick, the topics of pandemic masking and modes of shaming are explored in prickly fashion. Wearing a bright yellow vest and double-masked, a man turns up at a woman’s door and s...

  • Sisters!

    A platonic meet-cute at a bus stop whimsically spirals into a surprising connection between a makeup artist and a nun. In “Sisters,” written by Beth Hoyt & directed by Nicole Emanuele, nothing is quite what it seems and getting exactly what you wished for is not necessarily a good thing. Waiting ...

  • I Adore Dolores

    Dolores - a manic, overly optimistic divorcée - tries to win back her clown stepdaughter by purchasing the building she lives in under house arrest. Sam Marine and Emily Wilson direct “I Adore Dolores,” an anything-goes Pilot episode of a TV comedy series the world needs. Sitcom parodies are a di...

  • Valentine's Day First Date

    A first date on Valentine’s Day takes an unexpected turn. | Written By Maame-Yaa Aforo. Directed by Justin Casselle. Starring Maame-Yaa Aforo and William Basham.

  • Deceased Ones

    When Max and Fiona are hired to role play two dead teenagers, bizarre circumstances get weirder due to a morally questionable opportunity that reveals itself. | Directed by Kate Hopkins. Written by Emily Kron. Starring Emily Kron and Nigel DeFriez.

  • The Offer

    An intimate dinner takes a left turn when a lesbian couple receives an unsolicited offer from their unhappily married friends. | Director: Molly Schiot. Written By: Cass Buggé & Lucas Kavner. Cast: Cass Buggé, Lucas Kavner, Fay Wolf, Leah Rudick.

  • Are They Smiling?

    A young woman decides to carry on the family tradition of attending the county fair, this time with her dead parents. Kate Jean Hollowell directs and stars in “Are They Smiling?” a comedy about an unusual grieving process: spending the day alone at a fair carrying the ashes of your dearly departe...

  • NYC Tips and Tricks

    A small time travel vlogger’s tour of Coney Island is interrupted by an unexpected phone call. Amber Schaefer directs “NYC Tips and Tricks,” a satirical portrait of a man so preoccupied with filming his frivolous-seeming video that he struggles to fulfill basic fatherly responsibilities. With his...

  • A Man's World

    A western novelist makes a noise complaint to his neighbors before getting sucked into their strange orbit. “A Man’s World,” directed by Jens Joseph, is a loopy, rapid-fire comedy wherein a man enters a rabbit hole and struggles to find his way out. After the cowboy-hat-wearing writer slides a no...

  • Something You've Never Told Me

    On a weekend getaway to a family home, two old friends bicker, gossip, and search for trouble in town. Katie Colosimo directs “Something You’ve Never Told Me,” a sharp-tongued comedy about complicated relationships, underlying tensions, and “selfish energy.” At her aunt’s vacation house, Eliza in...