Gangrene Film Festival of Comedy Shorts


Years running: 22 (since 2001)

Gangrene Film Festival of Comedy Shorts

International Short Comedy Film Festival.


The GANGRENE Film Festival's goal:

  • Provide an environment where a large cult following attends every session;
  • Use any means necessary to make the audience laugh to the point of seizures;
  • Make sure that every featured director is completely satisfied with his or her experience at The GANGRENE Film Festival.


Gangrene Festival Award
Trophy. This award uses audience choice, director alumni, and festival board choice awards as criteria to determine the festival award.
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 50 U.S. Dollar


  • Movies with a G to PG13 rating. No excessive profanity. No nudity or sexual material please. Violent material will be considered if it has a comedic tone.
  • Entries must be comedy shorts, 2 to 15 minutes in length.

Documents and Other Requisite Items

  • Fill out entry form,
  • Pay entry fees,
  • Send DVD with submitted film by mail (submission via Withoutabox or official site).

Selection formats: BetaSP, VHS, DVD or MiniDV. 

Screening Media Type: DVD NTSC

Audio language: original

Subtitles language: english

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Craig Nybo (director).



United States

Official Website



The Gangrene Film Festival 
​Submission Department
7 North Main Street Suite #200
Kaysville UT 84037

Phone: 801-544-8989

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Earlybird Deadline
    March 15, 2020
  • Regular Deadline
    June 15, 2020
  • Late Deadline
    July 15, 2020
  • Extended Deadline
    July 30, 2020
Categories & Fees

Under 15 minutes

  • Earlybird Deadline — $20
  • Regular Deadline — $30
  • Late Deadline — $45
  • Extended Deadline — $50
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