Genre

Genre

100.00

All aspects of the story-telling process in the creation of content depend on a profound understanding of genre.  This course examines the ways that different stages of the storytelling process use genre and how you can apply that knowledge when creating your project.

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All aspects of the story-telling process in the creation of content depend on a profound understanding of genre. This course examines the ways that different stages of the storytelling process use genre and how you can apply that knowledge when creating your project.

  • Learn how a writer uses genre as a development tool without being a slave to it;
  • Access a useful guide to key genres broken down for you, point by point;
  • Understand the essential points a producer must know when pitching stories using genre to create recognition of story type.

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Genre by definition

Historically we have categorised story through type. By examining rules of certain genres we will get to understand narrative story mechanisms better. We will look at for example comedy and drama, thriller, romcom, coming of age.

Genre tool building

What type might your story be and which tools might be useful to help you build it from the ground up? We will also consider how our expectations of story shape are shifting, which is particularly relevant for online content.

Genre for marketing and Branding

The audience perception of genre can be very different to that of the storyteller. Or perhaps it requires for a story to be marketed under a particular banner to find its audience, even if the story doesn’t correspond to that genre. The movies or TV series we aspire to make – how are they branded and how can you be part of the process of finding your audience, your way?

Speakers

Uzma Hasan, Nirpal Bhogal, Tom Grievson & Kolton Lee

Venue

Time & Talents
The Old Mortuary/St Marychurch St
London SE16 4JE

Time & Talents is close to Rotherhithe overground and also Canada Water overground and tube (Jubilee line).