178,50 € – 470,05 €

Tom Schlesinger’s newest seminar DRAMEDY: Melodrama with Comic Overtones


Dieses Event teilen

Datum und Uhrzeit



ifs internationale filmschule köln

Schanzenstraße 28

51063 Köln


Karte anzeigen



Rückerstattungen bis zu 30 Tage vor dem Event

Beschreibung des Events


scriptmakers and the ifs internationale filmschule köln present

Tom Schlesinger’s newest seminar

DRAMEDY: Melodrama with Comic Overtones

(Watch Tom's Video Teasers for this Event on youtube)

ifs international film school köln
May 5, 2018 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
May 6, 2018 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

395,00 € (plus 19% VAT = 470,05 €)

Special Deals:

- Partner Organizations (alumni of Racconti, alumni of Serial Eyes, alumni of Mediengründerzentrum NRW, members of Film- und Medienverband NRW, VeDRA, of WIFTG, of VDD, and of AG-Dok, others to be announced soon) 295,00 € (+19% VAT = 351,05 €)
- 4 student tickets available for 195,00 (+19% VAT = 232,05 €)
- students and alumni of ifs for 150,00 € (+19% VAT = 178,50 €)

Please contact Sandra Ehlermann at s.ehlermann@scriptmakers.de for a 10% discount (on all tickets excluding student and ifs tickets) for Scriptmakers "Heldenreise"-members.

You will get a 50% discount on the ensuing 3-day exclusive Development Workshop (May 7-9), if you book both events. (This offer does not extend to students and ifs members). See this Eventbrite page for more info and prices.

Please see your cancellation and refund policy below.

"Tom’s wisdom and inspiration guide me on every screenwriting journey"
- Pamela Gray, screenwriter, A Walk on the Moon with Diane Lane, Music of the Heart with Meryl Streep, and Conviction with Hilary Swank.

DRAMEDYS are the most sought after scripts and projects in the world. Think Little Miss Sunshine, Amelie, The Full Monty, Six Feet Under, Orange is the New Black and This is Us. Tears, laughter, pathos and box office success. When you join our seminar, you will learn the key storytelling strategies to write, produce and edit these powerful, cross-cultural stories that reach vast audiences on deep, engaging and heartfelt levels. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to network with other industry professionals.


…connect emotionally to your audience through relationship arcs.
…orchestrate your characters to dramatically reveal your theme.
…Collaborate more efficiently and effectively with your team.
…Craft the unique Heroine’s Journey story structure for dramedies.

Through lecture, film clips and interactive sessions, you will experience a series of transformative creativity exercises that will give you the insights, inspiration and know-how to generate emotionally satisfying film and television.


…gain storytelling strategies to immediately apply to your projects.
…feel encouraged and confident as you move from script to screen.
…capture the creative blueprint in your Storytellers Playbook.

TOM SCHLESINGER writes and consults on successful film and television projects internationally. He teaches storytelling workshops at Pixar Animations Studios, Lucasfilm, the Red Bull Media House, the International Film School, the American Film Institute, the DGA and the WGA. He is currently under contract with Sunrise Films in Toronto to write two feature film dramedies.

"He’s a great teacher!"
- Caroline Link, writer-director, Nowhere in Africa, Academy Award winner, Beyond Silence, Academy Award nominee


Wie gut muss mein Englisch sein, um folgen zu können?

Ohne gute Englischkenntnisse macht die Teilnahme an diesem Seminar keinen Sinn.

Wie komme ich mit Auto bzw. öffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln zur ifs?

Anfahrt mit dem Auto:
Mit dem Auto aus der Kölner Innenstadt über die Mülheimer Brücke oder über die Zoobrücke kommend, Richtung Wiener Platz fahren. Am Wiener Platz auf den Clevischen Ring, nach ca. 500 m rechts in die Keupstraße, dann links in die Schanzenstraße.

Mit öffentlichen Verkehsmitteln:
Straßenbahn und U-Bahn: Aus Süden oder Norden kommend mit der Linie 4 direkt bis zur Haltestelle Keupstraße. Aus Westen oder Osten kommend mit den Linien 13 und 18 bis Wiener Platz, dann weiter mit der Linie 4 bis Keupstraße.
Bus: Mit den Linien 152 oder 153 bis zur Keupstraße. Mit den Linien 159 / 250 / 260 / 434 bis Wiener Platz.
S-Bahn: Mit den Linien S 6 oder S 11 bis zur Station Bahnhof Mülheim und dann weiter mit dem Bus 152 oder 153 bis Keupstraße.

What about drinks and snacks?

Drinks and snacks are included. Lunch has to be paid separately. We will go to one of the restaurants.

What should I bring?

Cash for lunch in the Schanzenviertel, something to take notes.

How can I contact you with questions?

Sandra Ehlermann at s.ehlermann@scriptmakers.de

How about cancellations and refunds?

Refunds possible until 30 days before the event.

Due to some people using invalid email addresses booking and then immediately asking for a refund, we have changed the rule for cancellations, as of Sunday, March 11, 1pm: We will refund the price only if you contact us personally with a good reason for your cancellation (like a personal tragedy or sickness) at s.ehlermann@scriptmakers.de, and we will keep 50 € (incl. VAT) as a processing fee.

Can I give my ticket to someone else?

Only in special exceptions. Contact us if you can't attend and want to pass your ticket on to a friend.

Do I have to bring my ticket?


Mit Freunden teilen

Datum und Uhrzeit


ifs internationale filmschule köln

Schanzenstraße 28

51063 Köln


Karte anzeigen


Rückerstattungen bis zu 30 Tage vor dem Event

Dieses Event speichern

Event gespeichert