BIG NEWS for anyone in Cape Town wanting to attend Clive Endersby’s Masterclass workshop on 27th & 28th of September… You can now get it at a HUGELY discounted price! Scroll down for pricing information and more info on the massive workshop line up of well known pro’s in the industry. Be sure to scroll down to have a look!
Also, just to wet your appetites, major studios have banded together to get this masterclass series started so you know things are getting interesting!
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Binary Film Works, Pollen Creative Media and Zeropoint Studios present the first MASTERCLASS SERIES on African soil dedicated to improving the quality of South African Television and Animated content, and getting original IP market ready and distributed internationally.
For the first time too international experts will be made accessible across the country, Joburg, Cape Town, PE and Durban for all content creators and producers.
Award winning Canadian writer and Story Editor will present 2-days on writing serial TV – with specific attention to greater skill around writing for children’s animated series, and keeping your audience GLUED to the screen!
Clive Endersby (2 days)
An Emmy-nominated writer and director famous for “Over the Hedge” and many other Dreamworks projects, working in both feature films and television, and the Creative Director for the long-running New York writer-director collective. Mike will expand the knowledge pool around writing and directing specifically for animation – long and short form.
Mike de Seve (2 days)
International TV Consultant whose career spans 20 years in the audiovisual biz, will cover creating your Brand & Integrated Marketing thinking, Out on the Front line: Pitching & the pitch bible, Where is the money? Brand Building, Buzz & Awareness: Gaming, Online, Additional Content, Licensing & Publishing. This vast and valuable skill set has been accrued with Majors, Independents, Broadcasters and start-ups worldwide including 20th Century Fox, Lagardère, Mediatoon, TV Loonland, Disney and PGS Entertainment.
Justine Bannister (2 days)
A repeat of last year’s ground breaking workshop and a follow on workshop based on her new book by the same title.
Pamela Douglas (2 days in CT & 5 Days in JHB)
To book your spot: Just email Natasje at email@example.com
For more detail on each Speaker and their workshop please click this
In 2013, Natasje van Niekerk launched this initiative by hosting the very first 3- day workshop in Writing the TV Drama Series presented by Pamela Douglas – international authority and published author on serial television. Writers, producers and broadcasters attended and the response was phenomenal and unanimous:
SOUTH AFRICAN TELIVISION NEEDS MORE OF THIS!
And so the MASTERCLASS SERIES was conceived – and it’s just as exciting as it sounds…
The collective’s vision is to build, develop and raise the bar in the South African TV and animation industries. To assist in creating original IP through training, and most importantly get product market ready for international markets and festivals for years to come. This way we hope to establish South African content creators as a force on the global playing field.
We are bringing out some serious International Experts as part of the MASTERCLASS SERIES bringing a wealth of global expertise and insights to our doorstep. So if you are a writer wanting to learn new skills or a creative with an idea. Maybe you’re a studio, a producer or an individual with a project you really want to get to an international level, then… This is for YOU. From ideation, to writing and pitching to distribution and ultimately meeting the money people so we can get product made and send it out there! We are bringing out the big guns to guide us across the spectrum, in a series of workshops with the Masters.
As promised in 2013, we’re bringing back Pamela Douglas to build on last year’s insightful and incredibly educational workshop. The collective strives to not only “dump” knowledge, but to bring masters back again and again so the true value of their mentorship can be accessed.
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