COMEDY WRITING MASTERCLASS

TIM LECTURES AT RMIT 2midqual
“Tim’s workshop taught me more than years of self-study and practise. Highly recommended.”
[Richard Lindesay, Comedian, UK]

MASTER THE CRAFT OF COMEDY!
In this 2-day course, one of Australia’s most successful international comedians Tim Ferguson reveals the secrets of comedy writing for stage & screen.
Standup, sketch, sitcom, movies, webisodes, plays.
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 writing jokes & Standup routines
* Make successful comedy for the world
* Write comedy scripts that sell

Tim Ferguson is author of ‘The Cheeky Monkey’ Comedy Screenwriting Manual, Co-Writer of feature film ‘Spin Out’, various books, sitcoms and TV shows & member of Doug Anthony All Stars.

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!

2017 Courses

PERTH
WHEN:
May 13 + 14
WHERE:
Perth Hyatt
BOOKINGS: Click Here

SYDNEY
1-Week Comedy Writing Intensive
[A full week of learning the secrets of comedy writing & working on concept development for sitcom, movie, webseries or standup]
WHEN: June 5th – June 9th, 2017
WHERE: Australian Film Television Radio School (AFTRS)
BOOKINGS: Click Here

‘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]