Tuesday, August 14, 2007

TAPS courses open for applications

TAPS is now open for applications on two of its courses: the two-day script editing workshop, and the continuing series masterclass.

Script Editing
The longest-running script editing scheme in the UK, this workshop has quickly established itself as the leading course for industry professionals hoping to work in script editing. A comprehensive two-day workshop will guide you step-by-step through the editor’s role, from searching for original talent and script analysis to a detailed exploration of the relationship between writer, script editor and producer. Guest tutors have included script, story and series editors from across the broadcasters, allowing you access to unseen script drafts and storylining documents. For the first time the course is now open to both Freelancers and Companies!
Application deadline 17 September 2007
Course running 5/6 October 2007

Continuing Series Masterclass
A joint venture between TAPS and Talkback Thames, this course is an advanced programme for writers working in 30-minute drama trying to make the leap into the 60-minute format. Split across two workshop sessions, you will work with top writers and creative staff from The Bill to follow an episode from initial storyline to transmission, Between modules, you will put this knowledge into action as you develop your own episode treatment to be assessed b the actual series script editors. NB: Applicants must have at least a 30-minute transmitted drama credit.
Application deadline 1 November 2007
Course running 17-18 Jan, 21-22 Feb 2008

For further information and application
forms email: gemma at tapsnet dot org

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