Evan Watkins - Producing Your Own Web Sketch

iO West

Sunday, August 9, 2015
iO West 6366 Hollywood Blvd. Los AngelesCA  90028
Sunday, August 9, 2015
iO West 6366 Hollywood Blvd. Los AngelesCA  90028

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What's Included

Producing Your Own Web Sketch In this 2 hour workshop, CollegeHumor post supervisor and producer Evan Watkins will reveal the secrets to creating web sketches from development through distribution. Everything from what to write, how to produce on a budget, effective directing choices and where and how to distribute will be covered. Evan Watkins is the post production supervisor/producer/actor at CollegeHumor.com. He's produced Weird Al's Foil and Handy music videos, CollegeHumor's Directv series The Britishes, as well as several other viral hits that have netted millions of views. He was previously the head of production at The Laugh Factory, where he produced and released standup comedy videos five days a week. An alumi of iO West, he's on the iO mainstage sketch team Redford. He has a bachelor of fine arts degree in Film and Television Studies from Savannah College of Art and Design.

About This Organizer

The LA branch of Chicago’s famed ImprovOlympic, iO West boasts dozens of L.A.’s best improv and sketch comedians as alums. Based on the work of director Del Close and co-founder Charna Halpern, iO pioneered the long-form improv style known as Harold, and created a story-based approach to improvisatory acting. iO West classes include seven levels of advanced improv training, as well as sketch and television writing programs, and students can also enroll in shorter workshops in subjects ranging from storytelling to commercial audition and beyond.  

L.A.'s premiere improv and sketch comedy venue, the iO WEST Theatre (formerly Improv Olympic), features the best improv and sketch comedy in Hollywood, with shows on two stages, seven nights a week! Celebrity guests perform with veteran improvisers every week. iO WEST's 99-seat, two-level Mainstage theatre includes a full bar, cocktail service, and state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems. The Andy Dick Black Box is “the lab in the back:” an experimental space that is open to all ages. Additionally, iO WEST offers improv classes, writing classes, and much more. Our alumni feature the best and brightest actors, writers, and directors in the entertainment industry, including: Emmy-winner, Tina Fey, as well as Amy Poehler, Vince Vaughn, Adam McKay, Mike Myers, Jack McBrayer, Seth Meyers, Chris Farley, Andy Dick, Andy Richter, as well as numerous writers and performers from Saturday Night Live, MADtv, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Late Night With Conan O'Brien, 30 Rock… not to mention the most promising talent of tomorrow.

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