AFTRS Short Course: Narrative Comedy – Tim Ferguson
A practical understanding of comedy is vital for any screenwriter.
In this two-day masterclass, one of Australia’s most successful comedians unlocks the code to comedy writing. Tim Ferguson (Doug Anthony All Stars, Good News Week) offers processes and insights necessary for professional screenwriters to expand their skills base into writing comedy for television and film.
It includes lectures, script analysis, workshopping and the viewing of excerpts from sitcoms and comedy films. It concludes with methods for formulating series bibles and pitching concepts to Australian and international film and television markets.
Narrative comedy is the world’s most popular and lucrative form of screenwriting. Tim Ferguson’s master class offers approaches that are simple, original and practical.
‘Tim’s comedy class was outstanding … His notes are a fantastic reference guide and I still regularly use them. Don’t hesitate. Just do the class.’ – Carol Cumming, Writer/Director