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CBC ComedyCoup Reveals Final 5 Projects

CBC ComedyCoup announced the Final 5 Canadian comedy teams who will be accelerating toward the chance at a $500,000 production budget for a primetime, half-hour comedy special on CBC.

The Final 5 projects are:

Graham Clark: Wilderness Man – Vancouver, BC

Team: Dan Barham, Josh Loewen, Graham Clark

Charlie and Yoni. #LifeAfter30. – Toronto, ON

Team: Jessica Hinkson, Lucie Guest and Amelia Wasserman

Dépflies – Montreal, QC

Team: Erin Hall, Alain Mercieca, Danny Belair

Wharf Rats – Charlottetown, PE

Team: Jason Arsenault, Robbie Carruthers, Dennis Trainor

HumanTown – Vancouver, BC

Team: Kajetan Kwiatkowski, Daniel Doheny, Kane Stewart

The Final 5 teams will travel to the Whistler Film Festival for the “The Big Deal” event on December 6th, where they’ll pitch their project before a panel of industry professionals, ComedyCoup producers, the Uberfan and a live audience. The Final Project – recipient of the primetime special on CBC Television – will be announced that afternoon.