Thursday, March 08, 2012

PAMMY SALMON IS TEACHING A COURSE ON WRITING FOR CHILDREN'S TELEVISION, STARTING MAY 2



Pammy Salmon is teaching a course on Writing for Children's Television through The Writer's Voice at the 63rd Street YMCA in Manhattan.

The 8-week class starts Wednesday, May 2.

Registration begins on April 9 for members of the YMCA.
Registration for non-members begings April 16.

Here's the official course description:

WRITING FOR CHILDREN’S TV | The "Spec" Script

Children’s television writing requires special skill to seamlessly implement educational curriculum while telling an engaging, developmentally-appropriate story. In this class, students will learn how to write a "spec" a script based on an existing show to gain an understanding of the genre as well as have a writing sample necessary for the industry. Maximum enrollment is 10 students. Pre-registration requirement(s): All levels of writers welcome.

Pammy Salmon
Wednesday 6:45 - 8:45 PM
Fees: $195 Member $330 Non-Member

Here's a bit of information about Pammy Salmon:

After majoring in Film Production at Boston University, Pammy prepared for life in Tinsel Town. She made it as far west as New York City, where she got a job at an animation company. There, she not only learned the animation process but got her break writing scripts for Disney’s Stanley. Since then, she’s written for super fun curriculum-based shows Disney’s JoJo’s Circus, Pinky Dinky Doo, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, Super Why!, Martha Speaks, and development projects for several animation companies.

Pammy’s put her sketch comedy skills to work, penning short interstitials and bumpers for the
PBS Kids Programming Block, promos for The Electric Company and Martha Speaks, and segments for Sesame Street English’s DVD series.

If you would like to reach Pammy for any additional information about her course, you may reach her at  pammysps@gmail.com


 
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