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Tim Bain: Writing Television for Kids

Session Info:

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.

Topics covered:

  • *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

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