Tag Archives: 23 August 2012

Writing 2 with Nate Herman, How to Develop an SNL Writing Packet

Sketch Comedy’s history is old, in the past couple of hundred years coming from schools and colleges, the end of term skits used to rib the teachers and institutions. Modern sketch really started in 1959, simultaneously out of the University of Chicago in the US, and in the UK from Oxford and Cambridge.
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Nate Herman’s “How To Write A Movie Treatment”

This, according to Nate, is all you need to write a movie treatment and save yourself a tonne of money on books and courses! In fact, by his estimation, you don’t need all that I have written below, some of this is specific to a film I am writing myself. Short, isn’t it.
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Dramatic Improv with Rachael Mason

This was an amazing course, I really felt I gained a great deal from it, and the class itself was strong and worked hard, just the type of class one is after! Although it was “Dramatic Improv”, there were plenty of laughs, but it was improv taken to a more profound level, improv with greater depth, and creating something altogether more engaging to watch. In a real sense, it was acting and investing reality into the scenes.

If you get the chance, take Dramatic Improv with Rachael Mason!

Laughter is a byproduct of good scene work, even it is dramatic…

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