Tim’s University Course (from The Age)

This is a laughing matter, seriously by Liz Porter August 23, 2011 A WINTER’S evening this year. Twenty students at RMIT University watch closely as their lecturer slides a DVD into the player in front of the classroom whiteboard. Suddenly on screen it’s 1989. Three jackbooted young comics in black boleros are high-kicking their way…

POIGNANCY IN COMEDY

(An excerpt from The Cheeky Monkey – Writing Narrative Comedy by Tim Ferguson – Currency Press) Hollywood producer & executive Thom Mount has a sign in his office that defines his criteria for a good script to all who enter: Make Me Laugh Make Me Cry Make Me Cum Make Me Think Mount demands these…