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August 26th: Writing Comedy and Sitcoms


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Do you like to make people laugh? Comedy never goes out of fashion – and that means it’s a great genre for writers to focus on! Learn the key aspects of writing comedy and sitcoms in this online session.


You will learn:

  • The core elements of how humor works
  • Setting the tone early on and establishing your genre
  • Focusing on a target demographic for your comedy
  • Why comedy is subjective – and what that means for your script
  • Working with actors to create comedy



Price: $30
Date: August 26th 2021 + VoD
Time: 12pm PDT / 3pm EDT / 8pm GMT
Duration: Approximately 1 hour + Q&A
Location: Online via Zoom


Ian Kennedy, WriteMovies DirectorAbout the tutor

Ian Kennedy has been working in the international screenplay industry since 2010 and has been WriteMovies Director since 2016.

He has helped hundreds of writers to improve their scripts since 2002 and was personally praised by Hollywood players Shaun Redick (producer, GET OUT, BLACKKKLANSMAN) and Peter Saphier (Co-Producer, SCARFACE) after meetings with them.

Previously he wrote 135 scripts for urban BBC series SILVER STREET over the course of 5 years, which won 3 awards during that time (2004-2009).

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