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Hollywood Magic Theater's Comedy Intensive

Workshop - Glendale
Registration ended: 11/12/2014
Class Begins: 11/13/2014   Ends: 11/13/2014
Class Time: 12:30 pm - (PST)
FEE: $55/$50 Registration Expired

With this two hour workshop on comedy writing, you will  learn the fundamentals of writing comedy through various tecniques used in sitcoms and SNL sketches. Participants will have the opportunity to discover different genres of comedy, and learn the basic scene structure and character development in a comedy script.


Basic points to be covered are as follows:

  • Introduction to different types of comedy styles - you pick your choice of style and write a short sketch;
  • Writing Sketch Comedy;
  • Character development - How to create a good comic character;
  • Generating ideas - brainstorming techniques;
  • Introduction to Clash of Context and Fish Out of Water;
  • Introduction to Inappropriate Response and Impossible Task;
  • Introduction to Political and Social Satire;
  • Introduction to Parody;

 and more! 

Tags: Feature, TV Pilot, Short, Web Series, Play, Novel, Comedy