COMEDY WRITING MASTERCLASS


“Tim’s workshop taught me more than years of self-study and practise. Highly recommended.”
[Richard Lindesay, Comedian, UK]

MASTER THE CRAFT OF COMEDY!
Discover the secrets of comedy writing for stage & screen.
Movies, sitcom, web-series, books, plays, sketches.
Beginners or professionals can all enjoy and learn from the course.
It’s simple but very effective!

* Have a step-by-step plan to develop your comedy ideas
* Use simple steps for creating comedy stories & characters
* Make successful comedy for the world
* Write comedy scripts that sell

Tim Ferguson One of Australia’s most successful international comedians and screenwriting teachers, Tim teaches comedy screenwriting at New York University & AFTRS.

Tim is author of ‘The Cheeky Monkey’ Comedy Screenwriting Manual, Co-Writer of feature films ‘Spin Out’ & ‘The BBQ‘ and various books, sitcoms and TV shows. He’s a member of comedy trio Doug Anthony All Stars [DAAS].

Many writers struggle with comedy. It can seem an unknowable art. But as Tim says, “Comedy is a craft. It can be learnt and mastered!

Tim has trained thousands of writers round the globe.
Many go on to win international awards and sell their projects.

Gain the tools to get started on your next great comedy idea.
You’ll be writing great comedy before you know it!

2018 COURSES:

SYDNEY
WHEN: 22 Sep 2018 & 23 Sep 2018
9am to 5pm
WHERE: AFTRS, Building 130
The Entertainment Quarter
Moore Park NSW 2021
BOOKINGS: Click Here

CANBERRA
WHEN:
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November
9:00am-5:00pm
WHERE: Courtyard Studio, Canberra Theatre Centre
Civic Square, London Circuit, Canberra
BOOKINGS: Click Here

PERTH
WHEN: 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th November
WHERE:
Screenwest Office,
Level 2 Seminar Room,
30 Fielder St,
East Perth WA 6004
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BRISBANE
WHEN: December 8th & 9th
WHERE: The Innovation Lab, State Library of Queensland
Cultural Precinct, Stanley Place
South Brisbane QLD 4101
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‘There are Master Classes and Master Classes. Then there is Tim Ferguson’s PhD in Comedy Class. It was just a wonderful five star experience from start to finish – and yes, it is ‘ha-ha’ hilarious.’
– Dr. Patrick Maher, Past Chairman of the WA Writers Guild

‘I’ve seen Tim Ferguson teach people who I thought didn’t have a comedic bone in their bodies write jokes, lines and scenes that had the whole class laughing.”
[Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Project]

‘This course is revolutionary – a whole new way to look at comedy.’
[Leisl Egan, TV Writer The Weekly With Charlie Pickering]

‘Savvy insights, passionate delivery and an ability to turn even non-believers into skilled comedy writers. Absolutely worth every cent.’
[Susannah Petty, Winner of LA Screenwriting Expo Screenplay Award]

It’s like having a doctor explain how to make people laugh. Tim’s insights are essential if you’re serious about comedy.
[Steve Mitchell, Screenwriter of The Heckler movie]