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:

BATHURST
WHEN:
Sunday 29th September
9:00am-5:00pm

WHERE:
Bathurst Library Meeting Room
70-78 Keppel St, Bathurst 2795

COST: Adult – $200 [incl GST], Concession – $160 [incl GST]

For ages 16+

BOOKINGS: Click here

BENDIGO
WHEN:
Sunday 6th October
9:00am-5:00pm

WHERE:
Boardroom, Bendigo Baptist Church
757 McIvor Hwy, Junortoun 3551

COST: Adult – $200 [inc GST], Concession – $160 [inc GST]

For ages 16+

BOOKINGS: Click here

Western Sydney
WHEN:
Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November
9:00am-5:00pm

WHERE:
Information & Cultural Exchange (I.C.E)
8 Victoria Rd, Parramatta (Corner Villiers St)

BOOKINGS: Click Here

BRISBANE
WHEN:
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December
9:00am-5:00pm

WHERE:
The Edge Innovation Lab, State Library of Queensland,
Cultural Precinct, Stanley Pl, South Brisbane QLD

BOOKINGS: Click Here

MELBOURNE
WHEN:
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th December
9:00am-5:00pm

WHERE:
The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street,
Melbourne [in the side of the State Library]

BOOKINGS: Click Here

‘If you’re an aspiring comedy writer, go to one of Tim’s classes. The Rosie Project owes a lot to his teaching.’
– Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Project

‘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

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

‘Can’t recommend Tim’s courses enough. I learned so much, and had so much fun, I was keen to do it a second time!’
[Scott Anderson]

‘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]