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:

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

– Tone deaf: Getting the tone right; (CEO, Yellow Door Productions, ex-Comedy Commissioner at Sky)

– Directing comedy performers; WITH Steve Oram (Dir. Wr. SIGHTSEERS, AAAAAAAAH!), Jacqueline Wright (Dir. MUTE, STIFFY)

– Using improvisation to develop your craft ;WITH Jacqueline Wright (Dir. MUTE, STIFFY)

– Keynote speaker TBA

– Networking drinks

Remaining speakers to be announced soon.

Limited concessions are available. Please email for more info.

(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. Link coming soon!)

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)