Tim Ferguson’s Narrative Comedy Masterclass

You may have watched a lot of comedy. But have you really looked at it?

This intensive two-day course shows you the secrets of writing comedy.
‘Script Guru’ Allen Palmer & ‘Comedy Doctor’ Tim Ferguson join forces to give you processes and insights necessary for writers to expand their skills base into narrative comedy for television and film.

You will learn new ways to write your standup material.
You will be shown how to construct a comedy film or TV show.
You will discover new ways to develop comedy for an international audience.

The course focuses upon the principles of jokes comic characters and narrative humour.

Tim offers you amazing new processes and principles for devising comic conflict, metaphors, juxtapositions, reversals, story structures, knowledge differentials, pathos, subtext and the rhythms of comic dialogue.

You’ll be writing new comedy before your know it!

WHEN: April 25th – 26th
WHERE: 107 Projects – Performance Space
107 Redfern St
Redfern, Sydney

“[Cracking Yarns] was totally exhilarating, a real pleasure and I learned things I didn’t even know I needed to learn.”
[Claire Dobbin, Chair of Melbourne International Film Festival]

”The best comedy writing course around. Just go!”
[Greg Stuart, Hopscotch London]

”Tim showed me and my team how to find the funny.”
[Robert Jones, Producer USA]

”Tim Ferguson’s 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 Tim’s principals.”
[Joanne Rose, USA Multi-Award Winning Writer/Actor/Producer]