Acting, directing, writing, producing, teaching, stand-up comedy… LaMont Ferrell wears a lot of hats! Click image to play video; more details are below. Originally from Philadelphia, LaMont Ferrell has been entertaining audiences for many years. He has performed for a variety of ages and ethnicities across the US, and around the world. A local magazine [...]
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There was a time when late-night shows accepted unsolicited jokes and packets. Those days are gone.
Every year, networks shoot about 100 professionally shot, designed, acted, and edited pilots. These pilots are your competition. These are the pilots you need to beat with your writing alone.
Comedy writer & stand-up comic Karey Dornetto has worked on all kinds of comedy shows, from sketch to traditional sitcom, and many in between. The daughter of a military professor and an ex-nun, Karey was headed for a life of financial trading before taking the plunge to join the sketch comedy group The Perch, in Charlotte, NC.
Aspirants often think cold-calling, querying, and unsolicited submissions are viable methods for getting an agent. But they’re actually a waste of time, energy, and postage. So let’s take a look at some methods that work …
Next in our “writers who have done it all” series is Vancouver-based TV/feature/graphic novel writer, poet, and stand-up comic Jennica Harper. Not only has she worked in many genres and mediums, but she also has great tips and anecdotes about them.
Most teens aren’t ready to sell material or navigate an actual screenwriting career. But that doesn’t mean you can’t begin preparing NOW.
Every good comedian needs to bomb at least 100 times.
Joke/sketch packets should ALWAYS be up-to-date with your best topical material… nothing feels more stale than jokes about last year’s news.