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SPADA Masterclass Series 2020

The SPADA Masterclass Series 2020 will play host to a range of discussions with industry experts which focus on a different aspect of producing in each session. Taking place during a year of ongoing challenges and change each of the Masterclasses in the series will remain as accessible as possible by being delivered online, and made available free of charge to SPADA members and non-members alike.


 

Masterclass 2: 'SIS' The Comedy - A Case Study

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You can view SIS here: http://www.comedycentral.com.au/sis

Join us for the next event in our SPADA Masterclass Series with  ‘Sis’ The Comedy – A Case Study. Hosted by Pan-Asian Screen Collective co-founder and Screenwriter Shuchi Kothari, this Masterclass is aimed at anyone with an interest in diverse and inclusive storytelling. Our fantastic line up of panellists are:

Hanelle Harris (Producer and Director, Culture Factory)

Karin Williams (Executive Producer, Multinesia)

Dana Youngman & Annie Murray (Commissioners, Prime)

Brought to you in association with Prime/SKY.

The SPADA Masterclass Series is being made available to members and non-members free of charge. Registrations essential. Email comms@spada.co.nz for more information.


Masterclass 1: The Three Cs of TV - Creativity, Clarity and Courtesy

Host Irene Gardiner (Producer) leads a discussion by experienced industry panellists covering some specific considerations of producing for TV. Joining Irene for the discussion are industry panellists Julian Arahanga (Producer & Director, Awa Films), Alice Shearman (Executive Director, New Zealand Writers Guild - Puni Taatuhi o Aotearoa), Kay Ellmers (Senior Commissioner RNZ), Amie Mills (Head of Funding, NZ On Air) and Tony Manson (Former Commissioner at TVNZ 1 / Freelance Executive Producer). The first Masterclass is aimed at progressing producers (but open to producers at all levels). 

WATCH MASTERCLASS 1 HERE.

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SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS:

* The Three Cs of TV - From Irene Gardiner
* Top Ten Tips for Documentary Pitches - From Irene Gardiner
Writers Approaching A Producer - From Alice Shearman at NZ Writers Guild
* Writers Slate - From Alice Shearman at NZ Writers Guild
* Writers Professional Materials - From Alice Shearman at NZ Writers Guild
* 9 Investment Principles for NZ on Air - From Amie Mills at NZ On Air
* RNZ Commissioning Pitch Cover Page Oct Round 2020 - From Kay Ellmers at RNZ
* RNZ Commissioning RFP for NZOA Oct Round 2020 - From Kay Ellmers at RNZ