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The Business and Craft of Writing with KEVIN MAHER


Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

The Business and Craft of Writing with KEVIN MAHER

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TRUE TALES FROM THE WRITERS' ROOM: The Business and Craft of Writing

Kevin Maher is an Emmy-nominated comedy writer who’s worked for HBO, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, AMC, CNN, MoMA and Troma. His resume credits include live TV comedy, an animated Christmas special, a Universal Studios theme park ride, basic-cable clip shows, a doomed Wizard of Oz remake, an online novella, a Christian teen talk show – and that’s just the stuff that made it to the resume. He’s also created 5 web series, optioned a cartoon show, edited a book about super-heroes, wrestled a turkey with Adam Sandler, and wrote 100 haiku about Batman (on a dare).

In his writing workshop Kevin uses interactive techniques to let the room determine the topics of discussion. Along the way Kevin covers subjects like:

• How writing for TV is like working at Pizza Hut
• Figuring out your dream job
• The biggest problem in the entertainment industry
• What to ask in a job interview
• My First TV Pitch
• How to scientifically determine when to turn down a job
• The dangers of bad advice
• VH1 vs. George Orwell
• What’s expected of TV writers

This inspiring, entertaining workshop has been presented at MTV Networks, The School of Visual Arts, and Reel Works Brooklyn, to name a few. With each talk, Kevin has been invited back to give it again. Kevin’s writer-produer reel: http://vimeo.com/20500591

$40.00 per person. Maximum of 16 participants.
 No previous experience necessary.

Day/Time: Saturday 1:00PM - 3:00PM

Class Dates: 4/28/12

Student Showcase: None

Class Location: ImprovBoston

Instructor: Kevin Maher

** Workshop discounts for GEEK WEEK performers and IB Faculty

** Email geekweek@improvboston.com for the promo code

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When & Where

40 Prospect St
Cambridge, MA 02139

Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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ImprovBoston presents GEEK WEEK, celebrating all of geek culture, including science fiction, fantasy, comic books, anime, videogames, and superheroes, across all comedy performance styles, including improv, sketch, stand-up, video, musical comedy, and storytelling.

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