As an extension to my talk about my experiences writing for children’s television, this is a second session in which I lead the group to collectively write an episode of a TV series such as Fireman Sam or Bob the Builder. The session ends with a performance by the class!
Breaking a story
Finding the heart
Finding the funny
Bringing characters to life
Working within the rules – and breaking them
Creating a resolution
Audience: Primary, Secondary and General Public
Duration: 60-90 minutes
Requirements: A TV or projector that can play .mov files (with sound) from my USB stick. Or a connection to YouTube. A remote control to pause in between clips.
An entertaining talk about how I fell in love with animation as a boy, tried and failed as an animator, then turned to writing animation and kids television as a career. Chockfull of fun clips and inside info from favourite TV shows I’ve written for such as Fireman Sam, Bob the Builder, Thomas & Friends, […]