Comedy ResIdency

ABOUT the program

The Moving Picture Institute's immersive four-day comedy writing residency features instruction from We the Internet TV’s head writer and executive producer Lou Perez and others. 

We the Internet TV is a Webby-Award winning online comedy news show with millions of views. We the Internet TV’s a proud “equal-opportunity offender” earning coverage in top media outlets such as the New York Times, USA Today, Funny or Die, and more. This workshop is crafted with a focus on using satire to tackle different sides of controversial issues. 

apply to the program

The comedy residency takes place at the We the Internet TV studios in Hoboken, New Jersey. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, this workshop is currently offered at no cost. Prior experience in comedy and comedy writing is a plus.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to contact everyone who has applied. We will reach out to you if you’ve advanced beyond the initial stage. No calls please. We do not accept applications by mail.


2019 Applications Closed

This is a rare opportunity to learn how our show is made, get hands-on writing experience, and explore controversial issues through satire.
— Lou Perez, We the Internet TV head writer

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