Creating a Killer Comic Premise
At a Glance
ABOUT THE WEBINAR
What makes a great comic premise? Why do some work, and some not? More than just a selling tool, or a “high concept” logline, a great comic premise is a useable, practical tool that can help lay the essential foundation for a successful screenplay.
In this unique virtual online workshop, we’ll explore principles of creating your on comic premise. The interactive workshop will include examples from classic and contemporary comedies, and tips on developing the initial idea, by focusing on character and theme, into a fully formed narrative.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
- The Lie That Tells the Truth
- Thematic Development
- Character based Structure
- Intuitive Outlining
- The 4 Principles in Creating Premises
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- Writers developing a comic screenplay
- . . . and their producers
- . . . and directors
- . . . and studio executives
- . . . and their agents and managers
- Development executives
- Friends of mine from high school (It would be nice to catch up!)
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Meet the Author: Steve Kaplan
For more than a decade, Steve Kaplan has been the industry's most sought-after expert on comedy writing and production. In addition to having taught at UCLA, NYU, Yale, and other top universities, Kaplan created the HBO Workspace, the HBO New Writers Program, and was co-founder and Artistic Director of Manhattan's Punch Line Theatre. He has served as a consultant to such companies as DreamWorks, Disney, Aardman Animation, HBO, and has worked with producers and production companies in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, London, Ireland, and Sweden.