Creating Showbusiness: The Entertainment Television Creation Seminar aims to equip emerging creative talent in the entertainment television sector in Ireland with the tools to devise cutting edge creative programming. This course will help creatives in companies to define and revise better TV formats to today’s schedules, with input from the broadcasters and active professionals with format track records.
Participants will be immersed in an intensive workshop with highly regarded producers, commissioning editors and creatives. The mechanics and structures of Entertainment Programming will be covered in depth. Current trends and market awareness will also be key.
A week later participants will have an opportunity to pitch their ideas. The first round of pitching will be with the tutors who will help them refine their pitches in a supportive environment. The second round will be with commissioning editors.
Anatomy Of A Format:
What makes a format?
Case Study 1: Talent Entertainment Shows: X- Factor V The Voice
Case Study 2: Gameshow – heightened emotional reactions.
Case Study 3: Reality Formats
“New Format, Old territory” – innovative approaches to Creativity
Format Masterclass – The Hit
Protecting Your IP
“Your Format, Their Channel” – Shaping and selling formats for TV ‘The Commissioners Perspective’
Shaping and selling formats for TV – The International Market
*Please note places on this course are limited.