The University of Southern California not only has the nation’s top film school, but is also one of the most respected institutions in the land to have a specific concentrations on comedy. Not only do they have minors in comedy, but Wayne Federman is teaching stand-up there.

With that being the case, they have been having a comedy festival on campus, specifically at the USC School of Cinematic Arts featuring exclusive panel discussions, advanced preview screenings, and live performances.

This weekend, they’ll have:
a screening of CBS All Access’ No Activity
a special edition of Dead Pilots Society 
a Frasier 25th Anniversary Celebration
panels on women comedy showrunners, inclusion, and the stand-up special that include Ian Karmel, Neal Brennan, Natasha Leggero, Kenya Barris, Danielle Perez, JR De Guzman, and more!

Best, of all it’s all free so long as you RSVP. Get in on all of the USC Comedy Festival right here.

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