Screen Skills Ireland in partnership with Screen Skillnet and in association with MediaXchange are seeking participants for Television Drama – Development Deep-dive, with John Yorke.
Effective television development requires a creative storytelling skillset, strategic positioning, and personality management. John Yorke has been behind some of the biggest hits in television and has distilled that knowledge into a development deep-dive.
We’ll explore technique, the role of the method of consumption in dictating story structure, but more importantly we will apply that knowledge into contemporary analysis and application.
How do you develop original material? How do you decide whether an idea is best suited to single, a mini-series or Closed Season Serial? How do you work with and get the best from writers? All of these questions, and more, will be explored in a comprehensive guide to developing stories for the modern television market.
Regarding IP and copyright, please be prepared to workshop an idea and share aspects of story development.
June 28th: 11am-12.30pm & 2pm-3.30pm
June 29th: 11am-12.30pm & 2pm-3.30pm
June 30th: 11am-12.30pm & 2pm-3.30pm
July 1st: 11am-12.30pm & 2pm-3.30pm
July 2nd: 11am-12.30pm & 2pm-3.30pm
Aimed at experienced Creative Producers, Showrunners, Exec Producers & Development Execs who wish to gain further expertise in developing television drama. Participants must have industry track record with at least two paid professional producing/executive/development credits (television or film).
Screen Skills Ireland courses are open to all regardless of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or disability. Reasonable accommodations will be provided.
Please apply online by 5pm Friday 11th June 2021 with your up to date CV.
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