Writing & Selling TV Comedy Course, London, starts 12th July 2014.
A Unique 6 week course, delivered by Dave Cohen. More details on the course are available here.
Comedian, Perrier nominee in a previous century, founder member of the Comedy Store Players – in the 1980s Dave Cohen was an averagely successful stand-up comedian. In recent years he has become more known as a comedy writer, having written for Have I Got News For You and Not Going Out and writing loads of songs for the hit BBC Childrens’ Show Horrible Histories.
Successful courses we have run previously
Writing & Selling TV Comedy, Manchester - testimonial from Phil Charles who has had his script optioned.
Phil Charles is a scriptwriter and part-time lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University. He attended the third Writing and Selling TV Comedy Course and has since had his sitcom idea ‘I Hate Being Gay’ optioned by Channel X.
We thought we would catch up with him and see how things are progressing — Read more here.
COFILMIC Comedy Lab in association with Creative England
The COFILMIC Comedy Lab was an exciting new feature writing initiative in the regions. With targeted workshops and mentoring, attendees were guided through the process from idea to final pitch of their comedy feature film. The tutor was writer Paul Fraser.
Creative England financed the COFILMIC Comedy Lab as part of their commitment to developing new voices for comedy feature films.
It took place in Manchester City Centre over a period of two months, with an additional pitch, networking and live comedy event with invited industry guests, on the final week.
Watch some of the industry interviews here: