The success of Stand Up & Pitch, CBC Comedy Originals Pitch Program and other competitions under the Just For Laughs ComedyPRO banner is due, in no small part, to the following organizations. A BIG thank you to:

alliance-women-directorsAlliance of Women Directors
Alliance of Women Directors was founded in 1997 by alumnae of the American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women as a community of peers to share information and support one another’s career advancement.


InkTip is an online resource for producers, agents and screenwriters. With over 2,000 registered industry members, InkTip is the fastest and easiest way to find and access writers’ scripts.



The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) is a national membership organization that addresses the professional needs of Latina content creators.



New York Women in Film & Television
The preeminent professional association for women in the New York entertainment industry, NYWIFT brings together nearly 2,500 women and men working both above and below the line. NYWIFT is part of a network of 50 women in film chapters worldwide, representing more than 15,000 members.




Stareable is the largest community of web series creators and fans, building the future of television through collaboration and discovery. Stareable creates connections for web series creators with audiences who care about independent content, between filmmakers and their peers, and with traditional television looking for the next great voice.





Women in Film Los Angeles
Women In Film advocates for and advances the careers of women working in the screen industries – to achieve parity and transform culture.



Women in Film & Television Atlantic
WIFT-AT is an exciting, non-profit professional association that advances the careers of women working in film, television and screen-based media based in Atlantic Canada.


Women in Film & Television Toronto
Founded in 1984, WIFT-T is a member-based organization of enthusiastic people committed to the development and advancement of women in the screen-based industry.




Women in Film & Television Vancouver
Women In Film + Television Vancouver (WIFTV) is a member driven not-for-profit society. Its main objective is to further the artistic and professional development of women in the Canadian screen-based media community; and to recognize and promote the artistic and professional contributions of women in the Canadian screen-based media community and in the community at large.