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THE Made in NY Media Center by IFP & EMC SCHOLARSHIP FOR ‘RUNNING SHOWS’

NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATION

Together with our partner, the Made in NY Media Center by IFP, we are excited to announce the new scholarship programme for the RUNNING SHOWS MASTER CLASS.

The scholarship is awarded to two outstanding candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to a career in the entertainment industry and have a proven track record and the support of their peers. In order to be eligible to enter the selection process for the Made in NY Media Center by IFP & EMC scholarship, each applicant must submit a completed application including

  • A curriculum vitae (CV) summarising the candidate’s work experience, professional achievements and career objectives in the English language;
  • The  completed and signed application form for the Made in NY Media Center by IFP & EMC Scholarship “Running Shows”.

The application deadline is October 14, 2015.

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HOW TO APPLY

Those interested in applying for the scholarship please contact Rebecca Roth at roth@entertainment-masterclass.tv, mentioning ‘Made in NY Media Center by IFP Scholarship’. The scholarship covers the tuition fees only. For more info on the application process and selection criteria, please contact us.

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MASTER CLASS #3 2015 – “RUNNING SHOWS”

Orchestrating your Show From Scratch To Screen.

 

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.

Learn from those who know & do: HOW TO MAKE THE SHOW & HOW TO MAKE THE MONEY.

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

DAY 1
Story-Driven Innovation
Showrunning Drama Series
Inside The Writer’s Room

DAY 2
From Scratch To Screen: How To Format Your Show
Casting Psychology: How To Cast Reality Shows
Dealing With Difficult People

DAY 3
Extending Story Through Play
Creating Comedy: The Comedy of Characters vs The Comedy of Jokes
The Agent’s Business: Packaging Talent

DAY 4
Showrunning Big Live Sports Events
Showrunning  Social Media
Crisis Management: When Shit Hits The Fan

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WHEN & WHERE

When: October 22 – 25, 2015
Where: New York, USA

About the Made in NY Media Center by IFP
The Made in NY Media Center by IFP was developed through a unique partnership between Independent Filmmaker Project, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, and the New York City Economic Development Corporation. 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 Media Center brings together innovators in film, video, gaming, technology, and more through education, mentorship, entrepreneurship, and content creation. Since opening its doors, the Media Center has held more than 100 classes and 300 events serving more than 25,000 people in its classrooms, media gallery, theater, café, incubator, and community member spaces.

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The Faculty for “Running Shows” Includes: