Cheeky Monkey

Do you have a comedy movie or TV sitcom idea?

Gain new tools for writing great comedy for standup & screen.
Master methods for selling your comedy ideas to the industry.
Take your comedy career to the next level.

Tim’s writing courses have trained thousands. Many have gone on to get their projects made, winning international awards and competitions.  is headed by Australia’s foremost comedy writing teacher – Tim Ferguson. Tim teaches at New York University and the Australian Film Radio & Television School. He’s a comedian, writer and producer. Tim’s toured the world performing stand-up and musical comedy, co-writing dozens of live stage comedy shows and hundreds of hours of comedy and entertainment TV.

For Tim’s Comedy writing manual, The Cheek Monkey – Writing Narrative Comedy    click here offers comedy writing courses for:

Standup, sitcom, comedy movies, comedy theatre, comic novels, comedy books and entertainment TV.

Cheeky Monkey Comedy Testimonials

It’s like a Jedi course for comedy, though Tim is a few heads taller than Yoda.’
May Yeung, Screenwriter (UCLA)

‘Tim Ferguson’s Cheeky Monkey book/course was a key factor in moving me from free open mic stand-up comedy to performing paid spots in professional comedy clubs.’
Richard Lindesay, [Comedian, UK]

Tim Ferguson is an absolute comedic genius! His comedy writing class was non stop fun and helped me to become an even better comedy writer. I wrote my first US TV pilot using these principals.
Joanne Rose, winner at L.A. Web Fest

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