Accelerating New Forms of Funny...


CBC ComedyCoup is a disruptive studio that accelerates comedy creators towards development and production opportunities for their original show concepts. Teams apply with a teaser video for their concept. Over a 10-week period, they advance on ComedyCoup’s fan-fueled social web platform, by creating fresh content to package their projects and engage fan support.

Ultimately, ComedyCoup will option a minimum of five projects for development and greenlight one project for $500K production financing to create a half-hour comedy special. Fast and fierce, the selected project works with ComedyCoup producers to to deliver, market and broadcast the special on CBC prime time by Fall 2015.