Here’s info on a great seminar on professional COMEDY SCENE & SKETCH WRITING at Netflix with top comedian and writer Mimi von Schack.
A not-to-be-missed event for writers, comedians, hosts, speakers, producers, directors, and the comedy-curious – or ANYONE who is looking to level-up their comedy writing skills!
As always, there’s a great discount for INFOLIST.com (only $30!) – details are below!
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THE SPOTLIGHT WORKSHOPS
COMEDY SCENE & SKETCH WRITING
SATURDAY, April 13th, 2019
9am – 12 noon
5808 W. Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
(Free guest parking is located at 1455 N. Van Ness Ave.)
Discover the secrets to making ’em laugh…
In this workshop, you’ll learn how the pros add humor and unique creativity to whatever comedy script or sketch they’re working on. Have a hilarious idea you want to execute? Learn the structural fuel to make your comedy ideas stand out!
By the end of this workshop you will learn how to play to the top of your audience’s intelligence by writing set ups, jokes, and characters that are accessible, nuanced, and positive – and best of all, very, very funny!
For ALL TYPES of writers…
Sketch comedy structure is all over advertising, online videos, sitcoms, shorts and feature scripts, so even if you’re not an aspiring comedy writer, think of this as another important tool in your writing tool box.
Who should attend:
Writers, comedians, hosts, speakers, producers, directors, and the comedy-curious – or ANYONE who is looking to level-up their comedy writing skills!
By the end of this class you’ll know:
• How to write (and end!) a sketch using the comedy sketch structure
• The most important improv tools for writing
• The industry vocabulary for comedy writing
• How to create a comedy character (think: Debbie Downer, the Spartan Cheerleaders, Stuart, etc!)
PLUS – this will be a great networking event to meet other industry professionals!
SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR INFOLIST.com!!
PREMIUM and PRO InfoList Members get 25% OFF Regular Registration price – that’s just $30 (normally $40!) to learn from a top industry professional!!
UPGRADE NOW (or log in to you Premium/Pro Account) so you can take advantage of this special offer!
Or, skip the upgrade and pay regular price –
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What to bring: Something to take notes with. If you have one, a computer with internet connection and screenwriting software that can export to PDF format.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Mimi von Schack is a comedian and writer in Los Angeles, California. She has script doctored short films, video game scripts, and stand-up sets, written comedic commercials and online videos, even created a line of comedy birthday cards for a greetings company! If you can add jokes to it, she’s done it. She served as head writer on a comedic app in 2017, head writer for Australian late night host Aaron Mac’s YouTube in 2018, and wrote comedy segment pitches for the social team at The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale on Netflix, executive produced by Paul Feig. She collaborates with businesses to add humor to their brand copy and advertising, and is passionate about helping others uncover their natural comedic voice through her teaching and her work. Additionally, Mimi has performed her stand-up in New York, London, and Los Angeles. While living in Scotland for university, she was one half of the comedy cabaret duo Mimi & Tim and hosted an award-winning radio chat show for four years. Mimi completed the Groundlings comedy program in 2016 and has taught improv and sketch at Rogue Improv in South Pasadena. Mimi’s sketches have been featured in the Edinburgh Fringe Fest, the LA Scripted Comedy Festival and the RAW Hollywood Showcase. Her one-woman sketch show, Julianne: Live from LA! premiered at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in 2016 and won an Encore! Producers Award. She still performs as Julianne at the legendary Cavern Club at Casita Del Campo and around town. Over the past two years Mimi has produced and hosted the monthly show The Variety Hour in Los Angeles.
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