TV Show Writing Workshop

An engaging, interactive workshop designed specifically for comics! Learn how to take what is great about your material and transition it to television. We'll talk about creating pilots, writing pitch packets, selling your own shows or joining the staff of others. Plus learn which festivals and fellowships might be best for you. All participants will have the opportunity to get their questions answered by an executive producer and showrunner actively working in the industry.


Bio:



M. Dickson is an internationally touring stand up comic and television writer. Currently an executive producer and showrunner for Netflix’s upcoming series Hoops, Dickson also serves as a co-executive producer on Matt Groening’s Disenchantment. Previous writing credits include NBC’s Superstore, TV Land’s Instant Mom and SNL’s Weekend Update. M has sold shows to Universal, Nickelodeon, Showtime, Fox and more. She regularly pitches and develops a variety of television projects and is eager to help other comedians learn to do the same.

02/08/2020 12:00 PM
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An engaging, interactive workshop designed specifically for comics! Learn how to take what is great about your material and transition it to television. We'll talk about creating pilots, writing pitch packets, selling your own shows or joining the staff of others. Plus learn which festivals and fellowships might be best for you. All participants will have the opportunity to get their questions answered by an executive producer and showrunner actively working in the industry.

M. Dickson is an internationally touring stand up comic and television writer. Currently an executive producer and showrunner for Netflix’s upcoming series Hoops, Dickson also serves as a co-executive producer on Matt Groening’s Disenchantment. Previous writing credits include NBC’s Superstore, TV Land’s Instant Mom and SNL’s Weekend Update. M has sold shows to Universal, Nickelodeon, Showtime, Fox and more. She regularly pitches and develops a variety of television projects and is eager to help other comedians learn to do the same.

This workshop runs 12 PM - 3:30 PM

This show is 21+ (18+ with a parent or legal guardian over the age of 30). All minors will be wrist-banded or stamped and no alcohol will be served at the table. All parties must have valid ID to enter the building. Please note, there is a 2 item per person minimum in the showroom. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

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An engaging, interactive workshop designed specifically for comics! Learn how to take what is great about your material and transition it to television. We'll talk about creating pilots, writing pitch packets, selling your own shows or joining the staff of others. Plus learn which festivals and fellowships might be best for you. All participants will have the opportunity to get their questions answered by an executive producer and showrunner actively working in the industry.


Bio:



M. Dickson is an internationally touring stand up comic and television writer. Currently an executive producer and showrunner for Netflix’s upcoming series Hoops, Dickson also serves as a co-executive producer on Matt Groening’s Disenchantment. Previous writing credits include NBC’s Superstore, TV Land’s Instant Mom and SNL’s Weekend Update. M has sold shows to Universal, Nickelodeon, Showtime, Fox and more. She regularly pitches and develops a variety of television projects and is eager to help other comedians learn to do the same.