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Entertainment Master Class

The Entertainment Master Class Academy equips participants with the creative and strategic toolkit to operate a multifaceted entertainment business.

The first module ( 1st – 7th June in Cologne) about  „The Business of Sitcom & Comedy“ introduced experts such as Christian Munder (Direktor Comedy of Sony Pictures Deutschland), »Pitch Doctor« Paul Boross and comedian Anke Engelke. The second week-long residential module about "The Reality & Factual Entertainment" comes to Berlin from September 8-14, 2013. Among this year’s speakers are Gary Carter, Nino Cirone, Alan Boyd, Ben Hall, Wil Harris, Keri Lewis Brown, David Liddiment, David Lyle, David Nahmani, Matthias Puschmann and Charles Thompson.

Topics include:

  • What’s Hot: Reality & Factual Entertainment Television From Around the World
  • From Ob Docs to Reality
  • Storytelling & Drama in Reality & Factual Entertainment
  • Social TV & Cross Media: How to Make Television Interactive
  • Social TV & Cross Media: How to Design Narratives Across Platforms
  • Entertainment Science: What Can We Learn From Neuroscience to Evaluate Ideas, Scripts & Pilots
  • Creativity as a Personal and Organisational Process
  • Design Thinking
  • How to Pitch Ideas
  • How to Format a Reality Show
  • How to Cast a Reality Show
  • How to Manage Talent
  • How to Turn Commissions Into Cash
  • How to Negotiate Format Deals
  • How to Schedule Your Own Channel
  • How to Build and Manage Your Own Channel on YouTube

When and where? 8th – 14th September 2103 in Berlin
How much? EUR 4,000 – includes the full tuition fee, all programme materials, daytime refreshments, lunch and evening dinners, as well as hotel accommodation

Contact & Application:
For more information and application details, please contact Clara Brockmann, or call us: +49 (0) 30 27 57 21 30

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