• Sitcom in a Day (Summer 2018)

    A unique opportunity to learn the secrets of sitcom and develop your own concept in a day!

    A unique experience with fellow creatives

    Summer 2018 TBC

    Meet other creatives & work on your own or in pairs to learn the secrets of sitcom and create an original show concept over the course of fun-packed day. The course will cover:

    • What links all great sitcoms
    • What makes a great premise
    • How to build fun characters
    • The structure of plots
    • How to think about audience and tone
    "Great insights, great atmosphere, great value"

    What your day will look like

    A mix of exercises and tuition

    1030 - Meet your fellow creatives.

     

    1045 - Learn the key aspects of Premise & Tone and start creating your sitcom.

     

    1245 - after lunch hear from guest speaker Janet Awe, learn the secrets of Character and create your show's cast.

     

    1430 - discover how to plot like a pro and create an story for your show.

     

    1545 - bring everything together into a complete show concept and pitch your ideas back to Janet and Dan.

     

    1630 - Finish

     
    (NB no scripts will be written during the course).

    Be guided by an experienced tutor

    Daniel Page

    Dan has worked with writers around the world to help them develop their scripts and create new concepts from scratch. Dan's first ever sitcom was placed in the top 14% of the 2015 BBC Comedy Writersroom.

     

    "Dan’s course gave me a lot of great insight into what makes a successful sitcom."

    Get advice from an industry expert

    Janet Awe (TBC)

    Previously a development executive in Sky’s comedy commissioning team, Janet has worked on shows including Trollied, with Jason Watkins and Sarah Parish and In The Long Run with Idris Elba and Bill Bailey. She has a masters in screenwriting and a postgraduate diploma in script development from the NFTS.

    Held at a fantastic venue!

    Details TBC

    We partner with great venues throughout London to bring you a warm and welcoming environment.

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