Just For Laughs ComedyPRO is the most important annual global gathering of the biggest players in the comedy world. Just For Laughs ComedyPRO is a four-day event that explores all facets of comedy and takes place in July during the peak industry/media/performer dates of the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. At Just For Laughs, we take humour seriously. Our festival has become an entertainment landmark, recognized for the quality of its content and the professionalism of its staff.
PAST PARTICIPANTS at Just For Laughs ComedyPRO include: Ali Wong, Amy Poehler, Chelsea Handler, Hasan Minhaj, Jason Reitman, Jim Carrey, Jim Jefferies, Jonathan Van Ness, Judd Apatow, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kenya Barris, Kevin Hart, Mike Myers, Mitch Hurwitz, Nick Kroll, Seth Rogen, Tiffany Haddish, Wanda Sykes and more!
“It’s now a much-anticipated event, with people tweeting the most provocative lines and an audio recording released online to a global audience.” – The New York Times, on Andy Kindler’s State of the Industry Address at Just For Laughs ComedyPRO
“Thank you to Montreal, you guys are such an elite class of weirdos and […] this festival makes me feel like I’m one of you…” – Amy Poehler
“Offering American comic titans, plucky British standups and the occasional YouTube sensation, Just For Laughs in Montreal is the world’s biggest and best comedy festival…” – GQ UK
“The ‘Cannes of Comedy’ that takes place in Montreal has more laughs per square inch than the French festival has topless models. Go and laugh yourself sensible!” – Monty Python’s Terry Jones