L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival: April 15-18, 2010 Listed one of 2009's "Top 25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" by Moviemaker Magazine

festival venues

Downtown Independent | Kyoto Grand | J Restaurant & Lounge | Lucky Strike Lanes | Elevate Lounge & Takami Restaurant

Festival Location: The Downtown Independent Theater
| 251 S. Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

The 2010 L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival will take place April 15-18 at the newly-renovated Downtown Independent theater in Downtown Los Angeles.

There is a paid parking lot located next door to the theater, which is with a covered lot for late-night parking directly behind that.

Downtown Independent - Theatre View

This state-of-the-art space contains 236 stadium-style seats, spacious lobby, concessions, and top-notch digital projection and sound equipment. The Downtown Independent has a full concession stand (including beer and wine) and recently added an open-air rooftop lounge.

Downtown Independent - Exterior    Downtown Independent - Lobby

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Kyoto Grand Hotel & Gardens | 120 S Los Angeles St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

LA Comedy Shorts is proud to partner again with the Kyoto Grand Hotel as the Official Hotel Sponsor for the 2010 festival!

Located just 1-1/2 blocks from the theater, the Kyoto Grand's stunning rooftop Japanese garden is also the location for the Friday night party.

Kyoto Grand Hotel LA Comedy Shorts Hotel Discount!

On your next visit to Los Angeles, be sure to take advantage of the discount room rate offered by our wonderful sponsor hotel, The Kyoto Grand!

This discount is valid for ALL friends of LA Comedy Shorts and it does not expire*, so be sure to stay at the Kyoto whenever you stay in Downtown LA. * some date restrictions may apply


Kyoto Grand rooftop garden Kyoto Grand Hotel and Gardens Kyoto Grand Hotel lobby

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J Restaurant & Lounge | 1119 South Olive St. Los Angeles, CA 90015

The fabulous J Restaurant & Lounge will be hosting the Opening Night Beefcake & Cupcakes Party. This is one event you definitely don't want to miss.

A free shuttle bus from the theater will be available to and from this venue (until 1:30am).

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Lucky Strike Lanes | 800 W. Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90015

LA Comedy Shorts heads back to Lucky Strike Lanes @ the LA Live complex in Downtown Los Angeles! This time, we are throwing the Saturday night Celebrity Beer Pong party, co-hosted by Digital College Network.

A free shuttle bus from the theater will be available to and from this venue (until 2am).

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Elevate Lounge / Takami Restaurant | Penthouse 811 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2100, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Elevate LoungeWhat better way to wrap up the festival than a red carpet affair overlooking Los Angeles at the gorgeous Elevate Lounge and Takami Restaurant? Situated on the penthouse level, Elevate offers stunning views and indoor-outdoor seating. Elevate and Takami are our gracious hosts for the Closing Night Red Carpet Awards Gala on Sunday night.

A free shuttle bus from the theater will be available to and from this venue (until 11:30pm).


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