Writing Comedy for the Small Screen:
From Broadcast to Streaming to Web
Instructor: Mary Ruth Clarke
Television comedy is not just sit coms anymore, in this third Golden Age of Television. This class is for anyone who has an idea that could make a great comedy series or limited series and who wants to learn the crucial basics of how to write it.
We will study successful pilots. We will tease out/explore the inherent possibilities in your idea, where it fits in the vast TV landscape, what makes for a great comedic character, visual storytelling, proper story structure and proper formatting. And you will write and rewrite.
You will leave the workshop with:
No class on Oct 09.