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Narrative Comedy Intensive: Tim Ferguson

Behind the scenes of 'FLESH DREAM' | Dir. Kane Gaundar | Photo: Robbie Walcott

Become a Comedy Screenwriter with Tim Ferguson

In this five-day Intensive, one of Australia’s most successful comedians unlocks the code to comedy writing, offering processes and insights necessary for professional screenwriters to expand their skills base into writing comedy for television and film, including situation comedy, sketch, short films and features.

Practical processes to devise comic characters, conflict and stories.

Approaches to working with narrative joke structures, comic story structure, comic situation creation, pathos, subtext and rhythms of comic dialogue

The course includes lectures, script analysis, workshopping and the viewing of excerpts from sitcoms and comedy films

Is the Narrative Comedy Intensive right for you?

A practical understanding of comedy is vital for any screenwriter and Narrative comedy is the world’s most popular and lucrative form of screenwriting. The master class offers approaches that are simple, original and practical. You’ll be writing comedy before you know it.

Meet Your Tutors

Tim Ferguson

Tim Ferguson is a comedian, screenwriter and director. He has created, written and starred in many TV series in Australia…

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This course is only open to students aged 18 +.

Narrative Comedy Intensive: Tim Ferguson Offerings


25 Nov 2019 to 29 Nov 2019
Mon-Fri 9:30am-5:00pm

Early Bird Industry Price:

This price is available to all Australian screen and broadcast practitioners and includes the early bird discount as it currently more than 28 days from commencement of the course.

Early Bird Course Price:

This is the standard course price and includes the early bird discount as it currently more than 28 days from commencement of the course.

AFTRS, Building 130, The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park NSW 2021

For more information call 1300 065 281, or register for future offerings.

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