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Writing for TV Intensive

Behind the Scenes of 'The Adviser' | Dir. Juhyun Pak

Explore Writing for TV

In this five-day intensive course you will learn the fundamentals of creating viable and original TV drama or comedy series concepts, including working in a team writing environment, and ensuring your idea has a strong enough “Story engine” to ensure longevity.

The process of concept creation from idea inception to concept presentation, the structure of a TV series with and without commercials

What A, B and C storylines are, how to structure a 5 act episode

How to create a written pitch, writing as part of a team on an existing show, the role of a Story Producer

Is Writing for TV Intensive right for you?

Do you have a great idea for a TV series but need to learn about the industry and get some more skills to take it to the next level?

Meet Your Tutors

Holly Lyons

Holly Lyons is a writer and script producer with extensive experience in Australia and the UK. She has worked for…

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What you will need

All you need is a passion for writing, some great ideas and lots of enthusiasm for working in TV Drama or Comedy. Participants will not work on their own concepts in this class, but learn skills and techniques to apply to their own ideas after the course by creating a series idea in class group work and participating in a practice pitch with a guest TV Executive.

For more information call 1300 065 281, 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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