The primary objective for the session is learning the process of developing and producing comedic television. The class will be structured around producing a pilot for a sketch comedy television series, and ways to produce content during a unique time in American history.
Class will focus on the creative development of a TV series, through the lens of sketch comedy. Lectures will focus on production elements, such as developing a pitch, writer’s rooms, lighting, sound, working with actors, production design, and editing, featuring industry professionals in each area.
Additionally, each class will focus on how to produce content during our current era of “social distancing” due to the coronavirus pandemic, focusing on lighting, sound, editing, and other unique challenges facing content creators during this time. Students will develop and produce material for an original TV production and create content as assigned.