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Comedy Writing 101

The Serious Business of Comedy Writing (Cost of course: £129) Using lecture clips, links to examples, exercises and student assignments this extensive online comedy writing course sets out a number of tried and tested formulae for successful comedy writing, passing on numerous techniques that have been developed during many years writing comedy for live theatre, television, radio and online. Learn how the professional comedy writers use repetition, callback, reversal, substitution and other powerful tools to make the audience laugh. Course tutor Brian Luff has written for TV sketch shows on ITV, Channel 5 and SAT1, and he created a cult late night comedy series for Channel 4 and MTV. Brian has also worked as a senior producer for the BBC’s online comedy team, he's worked with the E-Learning Team at UCL, and he is a visiting lecturer in comedy writing at Bournemouth University and London South Bank University. The instructional video clips in this online course were recorded in front of a live audience of BA scriptwriting students at Bournemouth University. In this course online students learn to brainstorm, create and write short comedy routines and sketches. They also learn about agents, commissioning editors and development producers, and get many invaluable tips on how to get their scripts onto the right desks. There is no formal qualification associated with Comedy Writing 101, but on request we will supply you with documentation which states that you have successfully completed all of the modules. If you’re serious about comedy writing, this is best online course in the business. Sign up and pay for this course at http://redemsis.com/ele/
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Subject: Communication and Media Studies (Other) - Audience: Students - Educational level: Other
Language: English - License: Creative Commons - Time updated: Friday, 19 June 2015, 6:19 PM
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Using lecture clips, links to examples, exercises and student assignments this extensive online comedy writing course sets out a number of tried and tested formulae for successful comedy writing, passing on numerous techniques that have been developed during many years writing comedy for live theatre, television, radio and online. Learn how the professional comedy writers use repetition, callback, reversal, substitution and other powerful tools to make the audience laugh.