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Creating a TV Series — Beginner's Guide Writing Workshops

Creating a TV Series — Beginner's Guide Writing Workshops

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  • Mon 4 Oct, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Mon 11 Oct, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Mon 18 Oct, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Mon 25 Oct, 7:00pm – 9:00pm


Virtual Location, Online, Virtual


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Online Workshop Ticket: $475.00
  • EarlyBird Workshop Ticket: $395.00

Got an idea for a cracking TV show? This live online workshop teaches you what you need to turn it into a TV series.

TV shows are now more in demand than ever.

But before you spend months trying to work out how to write and create your awesome show - you need to know the basics.

Like whether or not your series ideas has legs.

How many episodes your series should have.

And whether or not your series has all the necessary elements to make people take notice.

This workshop also teaches you what you need to know about TV "pitch" documents and – how the local market works.

Join us online from anywhere!


This practical LIVE streaming workshop guides you through the key elements of creating a television show and how to get started on your attention-grabbing pitch.

Facilitator: Kathryn Burnett

"I assess TV projects from new writers all the time – and I can tell you, hand on heart, you will save yourself SO much time and money by investing in this one day BEFORE you start creating. One of the unique aspects of this workshop is that it gives you insider information about how to avoid newbie mistakes." Kathryn Burnett

Got questions about this workshop? Get in touch.

Participants (that’s you, aspiring TV writer) will:

Learn how to generate a compelling series ideas.
Learn the essential components of a TV series
Learn the difference between writing for TV and film.
Learn the function of the script documents involved in TV production
Learn how and when to pitch your idea.
be invited to pitch their project to a panel of TV Creators
Recieve handouts and electronic notes
Who is this workshop for? Aspiring TV writers with some screenwriting/writing experience and a basic understanding of screenwriting. Industry pros who want to upskill.

Facilitator: Kathryn Burnett

Kathryn is an award-winning screenwriter who has worked in the NZ television/film industry for over 20 years. She has significant television and film credits and has developed numerous television series for NZ’s major production companies. Her most recently produced TV projects include – “Fresh Eggs,” “The Sounds” and multi-award winning series “The Cul de Sac.” In 2019 she co-wrote TVNZ telefeature "The Tender Trap" and is currently on the development team for an HBO sci-fi series , an Australian rom-com series and has a comedy series in development with Warner Brothers.

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