DIRECTING COMEDY - FULL DAY PASS

(PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS DIRECTORS’ DAY)

I really can’t emphasise enough my appreciation for all the support LOCO has given me over the years, I am pretty sure the only reason people started taking me seriously as a writer-director was because you guys did first.

Kate Herron, Dir. SEX EDUCATION

LOCO returns with a day’s programme of curated workshops and masterclasses for experienced professionals working in comedy looking for insight and inspiration. Throughout the day, you will be able to network with like minded professionals, skill-share and discuss upcoming projects.

The full-day ticket covers the following topics which are also available to purchase as individual sessions (click the link for more details):

Stepping up: Transition to High-End TV; WITH Kate Herron (Netflix’s SEX EDUCATION, REST STOP)

Tone Deaf: Getting the Tone Right; WITH Lucy Lumsden (CEO, Yellow Door Productions, ex-Comedy Commissioner at Sky), Tyrell Williams (Dir. Writ. #HOODDOCUMENTARY). Chaired by LOCO co-founder, Jonathan Wakeham + more to come.

Directing Comedy Performers; WITH Steve Oram (Dir. Wr. SIGHTSEERS, AAAAAAAAH!). Chaired by Hannah Williams, Backstage. This includes the following Using Improvisation to Develop Your Craft workshop; WITH Briony Redman (Writ. Perf. FORGET ME NOT, SMEAR), Richard Soames (Perf. Writ. BUNGEE, FORGET ME NOT)

Keynote speaker: Dominic Brigstocke. Responsible for shaping the face of British comedy TV and Director of HORRIBLE HISTORIES: THE MOVIE- ROTTEN ROMANS, THE ARMSTRONG AND MILLER SHOW, I’M ALAN PARTRIDGE, GREEN WING, SMACK THE PONY, HARRY ENFIELD AND CHUMS, TRACEY ULLMAN’S SHOW.

Networking drinks

(NOTE: If you have an ongoing project and wish to have advice on it, you can purchase a surgery slot on Saturday, July 13th, with a team of tutors who are experts in all stages from development to exhibition.)

NB: Just starting out? Our How to Get into Comedy Directing day is for those who are considering a career in directing.

Supported by MindsEye

Event Details

DATE: Saturday 13th July 2019
TIME: 9am – 8.30pm
VENUE: BFI Blue Room
PRICE: £110 (£290 for a full industry pass) 

£70 (£190 for a full industry pass)

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