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, Go Jetters, PJ Masks, Dennis & Gnasher, Winston Steinburger, Figaro Pho and Disney XD’s Counterfeit Cat.
*Brainstorming story ideas
*Writing visual comedy
*Writing for famous characters
*The nuts and bolts of scriptwriting
*How an animated series is made
*Voicing animated characters
*Breaking into the industry
Audience: Primary, Secondary, General Public
Duration: 50-60 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.