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Registrations for MICF 2017

It’s almost time for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival! Registrations are now open and close 17 Nov 2016. Make sure you start getting all the things together for your registration now and be sure to mention LMA when you register so we can help you market your shows.

MICF Free Informal Info sessions 
The first free Info Session “So you want to do a Festival show” is tomorrow Tuesday 25 Oct 2016, 6:30pm at The Imperial Hotel, Cnr Spring and Bourke Sts, Level 1. Please RSVP to [email protected] to confirm your space. There will be Comedy Festival staff and guest speakers there to answer all your questions, and give you some tips and advice on producing a show.

Artists and Producers Handbook
All the information you need for Registering a show in the Comedy Festival is in our Artists and Producers Handbook, available in the Resources tab in the registration site.  We encourage you to download it, read it cover to cover and save it somewhere to go back to through-out the registration process. You can find the handbook here. There’s also some great podcasts on the registration site in the help tab here. Listen in for advice and tips from Comedy Festival staff.

Potential Venues List 2017
If you head to the Resources Tab in the rego site, you will find a Potential Venues List for 2017. These are venues who have expressed interest in hosting MICF shows. This list is updated weekly and is in an excel spreadsheet for you to utilise. Download and use as a working document in your venue search for 2017. Venues that are definitely interested are at the top of the list and venues that have been involved in the past are listed next. Get calling to secure your venue ASAP!

Key Dates for 2017 can be found here: