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MASTER CLASS #3 2014 – “RUNNING SHOWS”

Learn how to Manage Creative Teams, Run a Writer’s Room, Manage multiple Stakeholders and Deal with Crisis.

 

OVERVIEW

“Showrunners are ‘Hyphenates’ – a curious hybrid of starry-eyed artists and tough-as-nails operational managers. It’s one of the most unusual and demanding, right-brain/left-brain job descriptions in the entertainment world.”

This master class explores the showrunner’s essential skills from running productions as a business while balancing the delivery of the creative content to the highest standards; manage creative teams, control budgets, make decisions in split seconds, navigate stakeholder interests and win audiences to secure re-commissions.

Every day focuses on a different genre to understand and appreciate the different creative dynamics and business challenges. Learn directly from the leading practitioners: HOW TO MAKE THE SHOW & HOW TO MAKE THE MONEY.

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

Arrival: September 19
EMC Welcome Drinks & Dinner

DAY #1: September 20
Game Shows: You have the gig! Now fix it!
Reality: From selling the sizzle to delivering the main course to the broadcaster – the evolution of a show
Reality: Running Shows that are Runaway Hits

DAY #2: September 21
Comedy: Welcome to the Writers Room
Comedy: From Broadcast late night to web delivered Jackhole
Crisis Management

DAY #3: September 22
Trendwatch: What’s Hot on TV
Science of Formats: Unlocking the Formula of TV Formats
Producer as Entrepreneur: Lessons from the Story Business

DAY #4: September 23
Web Video: How to succeed with Original Online Programming
Breaking Away: The Risks and Rewards of Crowd Funding and Building your Own Audience and Channel
/PITCH CLUB – NEW YORK/

Departure: September 24
Breakfast & Departure Desk

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WHEN & WHERE

When: 20th – 23rd September 2014
Where: New York, USA – MINY IFP Media Center

Made in NY Media Center by IFP is a laboratory for creators & entrepreneurs working at the intersection of story + tech.

The Made in NY Media Center by IFP is where storytellers from multiple disciplines, industries and platforms create, collaborate, connect and incubate across a spectrum of programs, events and experiences. The 20,000-square-foot facility is located on the ground floor of 30 John Street in DUMBO and brings together innovators in film, video, gaming, technology, and more through education, mentorship, entrepreneurship, and content creation.

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CONTACT AND APPLICATION

For more information and application details please contact Rebecca Roth or call us: +49 (0) 30 27 57 21 30.
DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION
Special packages without hotel accommodation available. 

Speakers and Mentors for “Running Shows” from the EMC Academy include: