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Web Series Fundamentals

'What's Your Flava?', a web series by BA Year 2 students

Become a Web Series Creator

This two-day course will help you develop an understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with writing and creating short-form narrative content, and get you on track to create your own hit web series. Taught by Julie Kalceff, one of the most successful webisode Producer/Writers in Australia, you’ll get an insight into how to develop your own idea into a pitch document for a short form series, how to define and reach an audience and what your funding options might be.

You’ll be required to come with an idea for a short-form narrative web series and you’ll engage with a variety of exercises over the course of the two days, applying the concepts explored to your web series idea.

Learn how to most effectively utilise the online space, define your audience and develop a creative idea suitable for a narrative web series

Discover how to reach and keep your audience and then leverage your success

Get insight into creating characters and character arcs, plotting for short form narrative, the importance of dramatic questions and dramatic stakes

Is the Web Series Fundamentals right for you?

Short form episodic narrative content has become increasingly prolific over the past five years. While short films were once thought the best and only calling card for emerging filmmakers, more and more practitioners are choosing to tell their stories through narrative web series.

This course is suitable for emerging writers and creative content producers with a passion for storytelling.

Meet Your Tutors

Julie Kalceff

Julie Kalceff is an award-winning writer, director and producer. A graduate of AFTRS with a Master of Arts (Film and…

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What you will need

This is a busy weekend workshop, and you may want to make some “thinking time” space at the end of Day 1. You should come to the course with an idea for a narrative web series.

This course is only open to students aged 18 +.

For more information call 1300 223 877, or register for future offerings.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: AFTRS reserves the right to cancel any course for any reason at any time. In the event of a course being cancelled a full refund of course fees will be provided. If you are planning to travel to attend a course, please confirm with us via email that the course will be proceeding before you make your travel bookings. AFTRS is not liable for any travel costs incurred due to course postponement, cancellation, or any other circumstance.

If an attendee wishes to withdraw from a course, they may do so up to 15 days before the course commences and get a full refund. Cancellations 14 days or less before course commencement will incur a fee.

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