JULY 24 → 27, 2024
The New Faces of Comedy showcases have been a launch pad for so many of today’s most celebrated comedians. For over twenty years, it has been the most highly anticipated and impactful industry showcase, and an unmissable part of the Montreal Festival.
This year’s series will take place from Wednesday, July 24 – Saturday July 27, 2024. The showcases serve as a catalyst for emerging talent’s careers, opening doors to new opportunities, representation, and industry recognition. Just For Laughs are proud to continue to shine a spotlight on the brightest comedy stars of tomorrow.
NEW FACES OF COMEDY GROUP 1&2
NEW FACES 1 & 2
New Faces (Groups 1 & 2) showcases the best new stand-up talent in the United States. Come see the genuinely thrilling moment a young comedian steps up and becomes a star!
Please note that consideration for New Faces 1 & 2 is by invitation only.
NEW FACES OF COMEDY CREATORS
NEW FACES CREATORS
New Faces Creators showcases the best new comedic voices who are writing, performing, directing, and / or producing content.
Submissions for 2024 Coming Soon. Check back for details
NEW FACES OF COMEDY CHARACTERS
NEW FACES CHARACTERS
New Faces Characters showcases the best new character comedians in North America.
Please note that consideration for New Faces Characters is by invitation only.
NEW FACES OF COMEDY UNREPPED
NEW FACES UNREPPED
New Faces UNREPPED highlights up-and-coming stand-up comedians who are currently “unrepped” (do not have an agent or manager representing them in the industry).
Comedians can be located anywhere in the United States. If selected, you will be invited to perform at the festival, which is held in Montreal the last week of July. To be considered, please submit using this link. Via the link, you’ll be asked to submit:
1. ONE VIDEO LINK - You should submit your best and strongest 5 to 7 minute unedited stand-up set.
2. You’ll be asked to let us know where you are based.
3. You’ll confirm that you are “unrepped.”
The deadline to submit is April 26th. Submissions prior to the deadline are welcome!
We look forward to receiving your submission.
NEW FACES OF COMEDY INTERNATIONAL
NEW FACES INTERNATIONAL
New Faces International is returning in 2024 to showcase more of the most exciting new talent from around the world. Please note that New Faces International is not open to submissions from comedians from Canada or the United States.
Full information on New Faces International, including eligibility, language requirements, and submission guidelines can be found in our Submission Pack which can be downloaded here.
How to make a submission for New Faces International 2024
- Please complete the submission form for yourself (your client) which can be found here.
- Please note that the preferred format for the submission clip is an unlisted YouTube video. Vimeo or Google Drive also works.
- Please ensure that the link is NOT password protected. We will not download any material such as via WeTransfer.
- Please ensure that the audio and video is of adequate quality.
- There are no content restrictions – send us a set that is indicative of your best work.
- Please note that due to the volume of submissions we receive, you will only be contacted should we like to further enquire about your act.
- Submissions will close April 30th, successful applicants will be contacted after this date.
- The show dates will be the week of July 22-27, 2024 (exact dates TBD).
If you have any questions about the submissions process please email: [email protected]
Thank you for your time and effort, we look forward to receiving your submission.
NEW FACES OF COMEDY GROUP 1&2
Discover a handpicked selection of the funniest upcoming stand-up comedians from all corners of North America in the sensational New Faces showcase. Don’t miss your opportunity to witness the birth of comedic legends before they become universally renowned!
New Faces Group 1 and 2: Anna Seregina, Asha Ward, Audrey Stewart, Brittany Schmitt, Chike Robinson, Dan Lamorte, Darius Bennett, Derrick Stroup, Fumi Abe, Kelly Ryan, Leslie Liao, Maggie Winters, Morgan Jay, Nico Carney, Sahana Srinivasan, Sahib Singh, Sam Morrison, Saul Trujillo, Tommy Brennan, Troy Bond, Zach Brazão.
JULY 26, 2023 at 7 PM & 9:30 PM
The New Faces Showcases are included in the ComedyPRO Pass however individual tickets are also available for purchase