Join Chuck Sklar for a workshop on how to turn your funny ideas and stories into comedy material for the screen. Chuck is an Emmy® Award-winning comedy writer whose credits include…“Weekends at the DL,” with D.L. Hughley, the ABC family sitcom “Roommates,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “Politically Incorrect” and “Everybody Hates Chris.” He was head writer on “Scratch and Burn” and “The Man Show” in 2001. Sklar also worked on The Chris Rock Show from 1996-2000. Most recently, Chuck wrote the Chris Rock produced documentary GOOD HAIR, which won the Black Reel Award, Gotham Award, Image Award, and Sundance Special Jury Prize for Best Documentary. The screenplay was nominated for a WGA Award.
Chuck will discuss writing for sketch comedy, sitcom and late night, as well as the changing landscape of television. Learn how to maximize the comedic potential in such craft elements as character, structure, dialogue, and voice, as well as how to break into the industry and where to market your work.
Non-member ticket price: $10
AFF members: $8
To purchase your ticket online here – http://austinfilmfestival.myshopify.com/products/conversations-in-film-with-chuck-sklar
To purchase tickets with your AFF membership, please call 512-478-4795.