January 15 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PT
Master Class: Comedy Writing for Features
Registration is open until January 16, 2051
Victoria Strouse

The entertainment industry adage goes that comedy is the hardest genre to write. This three-hour, live, online master class with a celebrated comedy writer will reveal the creative process of crafting feature scripts that engage audiences with humor and pathos. The class will focus on how to develop compelling characters, a strong story at the core of your screenplay and how to create successful comedic setups and payoffs.

Topics presented will include:

  • Embracing your comedic voice 
  • Developing compelling characters and story
  • Writing comedic dialogue and action
  • Creating successful setups and payoffs
  • Testing your material with audiences
  • Finding collaborators 

The Master Class took place in our virtual classroom on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PT.

Lead Instructor
Just out of film school, Victoria Strouse began her career with two major script sales - the second of which - JUST LIKE A WOMAN, sold in a bidding war to Newline Cinema. more...

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