Think you're Funny? Learn the Secrets of Successful Modern-Day Comedy Writing - The Smalls Film Festival 2016
Opportunities for comedy writers are growing fast. Comedy and drama are starting to blend in exciting new ways. Online video and web series offer young writers an opportunity to prove their comedy writing skills. Even creative agencies are starting to hire comedy writers over copywriters. But writing good comedy can be hard. It needs to stand out, feel fresh and be seen as original in demanding eyes of today's audiences.
If you want to learn how to stay on top of modern comedy trends and write great comedy, look no further. We are bringing you some of industry's top talent to talk finer points of writing for laughs.
Participants: Kate Herron (Comedy Writer and Director), Ben Willbond (Writer and Actor), Wendy Wason(Writer and Stand-up Comedian), Chris Gau and Mike Orton-Toliver (Writers and Stand-up Comedians) and Lara Singer (TV Development Editor)
Hosted by: Jonathan Wakeham (Co-Founder and Programmer, LOCO Comedy Film Festival)
Hackney House (View)
25-27 Curtain Road
London EC2A 3LT