@RenaldoEvans

Jacksonville, FL

Renaldo Evans

2018 Standup Competition Winner:

United Kingdom

Jay Stern

2018 Best Feature Film:

HeatherTom.com

Los Angeles, CA

Heather Tom

2018 Best Comedy Music Video:

New York

Marvin Zana

2018 Best Student Short:

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO WAS A PART OF THE 1ST PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL!

See below for the list of 2018 PSICF Winners! 
 
The first Palm Springs International Comedy Festival was held on November 10th, 17th & 18th, at Hotel Zoso (formerly Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs). It featured great comedic talent from all around the world, and showcased the works of seasoned professionals and celebrities. 
Tune in soon for information about next year’s festival!

2018 PSICF Winners

Best Student Short:
“Five Stars”
Marvin Zana, New York

Audience Favorite Short:
“This is Ed!”
Bob Hiltermann, Los Angeles, CA

Best Conceptual Short Comedy:
“Like”
Hidde de Vries, Netherlands

Best Director, Short Comedy Film:
“House of the Lonesome Human Beings”
Zheng Nie, China

Best Animated Comedy Short:
“Melon Shorts”
Mike Shiell, Canada/California

Best Original Short Comedy:
“The Old Men”
Jordan Inconstant, France

Best Foreign Short Comedy:
“Pink & Quilted”
Frederic Chane-son, France

Best Romantic Comedy Short:
“Kubrick by Candlelight”
David O’Reilly, United Kingdom

Best Animated TV Comedy Pilot:
“The Dirty Butts”
Jeremy Spencer, Las Vegas, NV

Best Comedy TV Pilot:
“Life’s a Bit”
Nicole Blaine, Los Angeles, CA

Best Standup Comedian:
Renaldo Evans, Jacksonville, FL

Best Late Night Comedy or Variety Show Pilot:
“Laugh After Dark”
Kelsey Borlan Lee, Los Angeles, CA

Best Original Comedy Web Series:
“Homo Sapiens”
Joel Melancon, Montreal, Quebec Canada

Best of Fest Comedy Web Series:
“Characters”
Chris Naylor, Matt Mullins, Los Angeles, CA

Best Foreign Comedy Web Series:
“Dave & Theo”
David Hoey, Australia

Best Conceptual Comedy Web Series:
“How Me Parent Good & You Can Too!”
Wenny Jynter, Australia

Best Feature Film:
“Say My Name”
Jay Stern, Jamie Schneider, United Kingdom

Best Comedy Music Video:
“Bigfoot’s Love Slave”
Heather Tom, Los Angeles, CA

Best Musical Comedy Short:
“You Can’t Doo That”
Carolyn Paine, Boston, MA

Best Sketch Comedy Web Series:
“Enemies of Dorothy”
Ryan Fisher, Los Angeles, CA

Audience Favorite Comedy Feature:
“Gender Bender”
Richard Lampone, New York

PSICF Top 10 Comedians to Watch!

These were voted by our judges at this year’s festival in no specific order or rank voted 9.5 – 9.9. (Ten others received very high scores in the 8.5 – 9 out of 10 score range also).

Brandon Montrell

New Orleans, LA https://www.comedianboogieb.live/

Sally Mullins

Los Angeles, CA http://www.sallymullins.com/

JC Coccoli

Pittsburgh, PA https://www.jccoccoli.com/

Dante Nero

New York, NY http://dantenero.com/

Saku Yanagawa

Japan
http://sakuyanagawa.com/

Morgan Venticinque

Los Angeles, CA

Christopher Bryant

Los Angeles, CA

Annelise Dekker Hernandez

Los Angeles, CA

Cari Kabinoff

Bakersfield, CA https://www.carikabinoff.com/

Kristen Monique Lundberg

Dayton, OH http://kristensfunnyhair.com/

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