Comedy Writing Masterclasses

Comedy writing masterclass with Tim Ferguson

“Tim’s workshop taught me more than years of self-study and practise. Highly recommended.” Richard Lindesay, Comedian, UK 


Great stand-up comedy is all in the writing.

Tim Ferguson’s revolutionary 4-hour online class gives you the techniques and tools you need to:

–    Write great original standup routines
–    Overcome nerves & heckles
–    Stand out from the other comedians

Discover simple writing principles that professional comedians use to generate and sharpen their material. 

Find new ways to write your own comedy routines that work.

Beginners and professionals welcome!

$180.00AUD [incl GST] – Full
$140.00AUD [incl GST] – Concession

BOOKINGS:  [another course is coming soon]

“Brilliant class! Practical, insightful, easy to apply.”
[Jack Berger, stand-up USA]

“Tim is like a magician revealing all the tricks. Amazing!” [KJ Mueller, NYC]

Comedy Screenwriting Masterclass

2-day online course.

Tools and techniques for writing comedy Movies, Sitcoms, Sketches, Web-series.

  • Write comedy scripts that sell
  • Develop comedy characters
  • Discover the secrets of comic stories
  • Secrets of funny dialogue
  • Package & pitch your ideas

Ideal for writers, producers, editors, creative execs

Beginner & professionals welcome!

If you’re a Beginner, Tim will show you how to get started. If you’re a Professional, you’ll gain new tools to improve your scripts.

For Ages 18+



Sunday, August 18th, 10 am – 5 pm AEST


Sunday, August 25th, 10 am – 5 pm AEST


The link to the online event to be provided by the event organiser

This is an ONLINE workshop, a link and password for the 2 workshop Sundays will be emailed to ticket buyers prior to the workshop.


$390.00 AUD [incl GST]  – Full

$270.00 AUD [incl GST]  – Concession

BOOKINGS: Click here

Who is the comedy teacher?

Tim Ferguson is a TV/film writer & director and international touring comedian. He’s taught comedy screenwriting at NYU, AFTRS, Sydney Film School, VCA.  Tim wrote ‘The Cheeky Monkey’ Comedy Screenwriting Manual, Co-Writer of feature films ‘Spin Out’ & ‘The BBQ‘ and various books, sitcoms and TV shows. 

Screenwriting comedy testimonials

‘This man is a comedy legend. Take his comedy writing course, read his book.’  
– Simon van der Borgh, Senior Lecturer in Film & TV Production (Screenwriting) at University of York

‘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

‘Fun, practical and inspiring.  I’ll never see comedy the same way again!’
– Jeffery E Doherty, author

‘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, ABC Producer 

‘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 (Screenwriter)

‘Savvy insights, passionate delivery and an ability to turn even non-believers into skilled comedy writers.’
 – Susannah Petty, Winner of LA Screenwriting Expo Screenplay Award

Comedy screenwriting class

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