To introduce, analyse, break down and share with you the joy of the job of Script Editing for Television. All from the perspective of one who has been there and bought the tee shirt. As an ex script editor of long running drama, I am keen to share what I know and how it should be applied within the Television Industry today.
I want to give you the skills necessary to get into the Television Industry as a Script Editor and to stay in the role, gaining experience and deepening your contribution to the production of long running drama.
THE BAD NEWS AND THE GOOD NEWS:
There is a skill shortage in this area. There is precious little specific training available but Producers Industry wide, lament the size of the talent pool from which they will take their next Script Editors.
I aim to go some ways to filling that gap with you – the next tranche of Script Editing talent.
WHAT THE COURSE ENTAILS:
- Practical Know-how Expressed In Engaging, Informative And Fun Sessions With Me.
- Study Of Transmitted Scripts From Holby City And How They Relate To Their On Screen Episodes Via A Series Of Entertaining Dvd Sessions.
- Practical Exercises In How To Write A Good Script Report
- How To Work With Writers And Give Constructive Criticism
FOUR INTENSIVE, INFORMATION-PACKED, PRACTICAL DAYS…..
Over four days and two consecutive weekends, the course will analyses and discusses the role of the Script Editor within the production process; using real examples from dramas I have produced and are currently transmitting.
Using real commissioned examples of television scripts and treatments supplied by me and my contacts in the industry, I will show how to take a writer’s creative ideas in Treatment form and translate them into Script form.
MASTER CLASS IN SCRIPT EDITING A PROFESSIONAL WRITER:
I aim to ape as much as possible, the real process as it is happening on a daily basis in the industry today: