ONE DAY: Developing Your Sitcom Pilot
 
Instructor:  Steve Trautmann
Session:
Showcase Date: TBD
Class Time(s): 4:00PM - 4:00PM
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Location: Flappers Comedy Club Burbank
102 East Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91502
Cost: $49.00EnrollBuy Now
Do you dream of making the leap from comedy club stage to household television screen? Do you have the perfect idea for your own sitcom, but just don't know how to put it all together on the page?

In this intense three-hour workshop, you'll learn about the basics of sitcom structure, and begin to get an understanding of how to develop and outline your very own sitcom pilot!

Topics covered include:

TYPES OF SITCOMS
-A discussion of the various types of sitcoms

CLARIFYING YOUR CONCEPT
-What makes it unique?

SITCOM CHARACTERS
-An overview of the most common character types
-Character Dynamics and Orchestration
-The big secret about all successful sitcoms
-Relationships and putting together a varied, yet comedically supportive, cast

CREATING YOUR SHOW'S TEMPLATE
-Designing the Main Locations
-Act and Scene structure
-Your show's stylistic conventions

SITCOM WRITERS' RESOURCES
-Websites, books, etc.

It's everything you need to know to get started on putting together your own TV pilot - don't miss out!
Instructor
Steve Trautmann

Starz' 'The Wannabes' 'Hollywood Insight' '3rd & Fairfax' WGA Education Committee

Steve Trautmann is a Film and Sitcom writer, and member of the Writers' Guild of America's Education Committee. He also designed and developed Screenplay Outliner an outlining and story development tool, and is the co-host of the 'Hollywood Insight' podcast with David Kohner Zuckerman of VirtualPitchfest.com. He holds a BA from UCLA, and is also a member of Veterans in Film & Television, VFT.
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