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October 24, 2010

Narrative Comedy Masterclass with Tim Ferguson

04 December to 05 December 2010
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Salamanca Arts Centre
Salamanca Arts Centre , Hobart, TAS
Contact: iClaudius Workshops
Org: iClaudius Workshops
Tel: 0413378140

Over 18

Do you have an idea for a sitcom but don’t know where to start?
Do you want to write a comedy Feature Film?
Do you want to be a comedian?

World-renowned comedian, writer and producer, Tim Ferguson (‘Doug Anthony Allstars’, ‘Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush’) is bringing his acclaimed two-day comedy-writing Masterclass to Tassie.

This revolutionary Masterclass presents writers with practical processes to devise comic characters, conflict and stories. Tim offers new approaches to working with metaphors, juxtapositions, reversals, story structures, knowledge differentials, pathos, subtext and the rhythms of comic dialogue. Learn how to construct a sitcom from the ground up, making choices in terms of theme, genre, style and tone.

Narrative comedy is the worlds most popular and lucrative form of screenwriting. Tim Ferguson’s masterclass offers approaches that are simple, original and practical.

You’ll be writing comedy before you know it!

Tim is the author of ‘The Cheeky Monkey Writing Narrative Comedy’ (Currency Press), a must have comedy manual for any aspiring comedian or screenwriter. As Australia’s leading comedy teacher, Tim lectures in narrative comedy and screenwriting at RMIT and conducts comedy writing workshops for AFTRS, Victorian College of the Arts and the Australian Writers Guild.

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