Truby's Genre Secrets Audio Workshop: Comedy
From the writers, directors and producers of Shrek to Sleepless in Seattle to Star Wars, Truby's screenwriting courses have trained some of the top players in Hollywood today. Truby's audio and video screenwriting courses will teach you hundreds of screenwriting techniques that will allow you to compete with the best.
All together, Truby's courses total in over 14 hours of audio and 8 hours of video and focus on the 22 building blocks of every script. These screenwriting courses will take you from beginning to end in the development process of your script idea.
"Truby's Story Structure Class is a totally new system.... a course that allows a writer to succeed in the fiercely competitive climate of Hollywood." American Film Institute Magazine
Comedy is hard. Movie comedy writing is very hard, and is done well by relatively few writers. That's actually good news. But only if you can master the professional techniques guaranteed to create laughs for a full two hours.The COMEDY WRITING COURSE is among the most popular at Truby's Writers Studio because it gives you all the techniques of this perennial favorite.
We guarantee you won't find a third of them anywhere else. This is a monster course, covering comic characters, movie comedy structures, all the beats of the major comedy story forms, comedy dialogue and much, much more. If you are serious about your comedy writing, get this course.
Table of contents:
- How Comedy Works
- Comedy Premise
- The 11 Key Story Beats
- The 9 Best Character Types
- Boor, Trickster & Traveling Angel
- How to Create the Comic Nightmare
- Setting up the 4-Point Opposition
- Scams, Disguises & Mistaken Identity
- The 4 Big Comic Themes
- Action Comedy Beats
- Buddy Picture Beats
- Traveling Angel Beats
- Romantic Comedy Beats
- Farce Beats
- Black Comedy Beats
- Satire Beats
- Comic Lines & Openings
- Predicament & Nightmare Sequence
- Comic Battle & Communion
- 10 Keys to Comedy
- Date available: 07/01/2010
- Return policy: 30 days
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Meet the Author: John Truby
John Truby is Hollywood’s premiere story consultant and founder of Truby’s Writers Studio. He has worked as a story consultant and script doctor for Disney Studios, Sony Pictures, FOX, and HBO, among others, and has taught his 22-Step Great Screenwriting and Genre classes to over 40,000 students worldwide.