05 March, 2006

Does it Have Legs?: Creating Long-running TV Series, Serials and Sitcoms

Katharine Way will be tutoring a workshop focusing on how to create long-running TV Series, serials and sitcoms. The workshop will be on Saturday 11th March 2006 at 10.30- 17.30 at the NPA Film Centre, 1.07 Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JJ.

This introductory one-day seminar will look at the form of the series/serial and explore: structuring long-running stories; creating unforgettable series characters; writing series proposals; writing pilot episodes; common pitfalls. We will look at successful examples (both scripted and broadcast) and define what makes a series work, and why series fail. Extensive written notes will be provided.

Tickets cost £65 Writers Guild/£55 NPA members/ £75 Non members For more information contact wildkat @ wayk.freeserve.co.uk or to book please call 0207 613 0440.

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