Comedia is a comedy film festival taking place in Montreal in July as part of the larger Just for Laughs comedy festival.
The Comedia festival started in 1996. It celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2006. For a few years, Comedia was held as part of the Fantasia Festival which also began in 1996.
It gives awards for feature and short films. 2005, Comedia screened 125 short films from around the world as well as several feature length films.
At the 2007 Comedia, part of the 25th anniversary Just for Laughs, the hit French comedy T4xi, had its Canadian premiere (July 22).