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Program updates for Friday: 
- Sydney Morning Herald’s innovation editor, Stephen Hutcheon, is replacing Conal Hanna on the Tiny screen, big disruption: Mobile-first strategies, and Amy O’Leary will not be appearing.
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Thursday, November 12 • 11:00 - 11:55
Be funny, be fierce: Lessons from Black Comedy

Go behind the screen with the TV sketch success Black Comedy: team members take us behind the scenes of the workshop that birthed the Tiddas, Tatiana the Cultural Excuse Girl and other outrageous characters. They’ll detail how to build a program from scratch, workshop ideas from rough to ready, build a script, film with friends and stay black under pressure.

Moderators
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Patrick Abboud

Host, reporter & filmmaker, SBS TV
@PatrickAbboud | | Pat is a Walkley-nominated storyteller and documentarian. He gave birth to SBS2’s The Feed, pitching the initial concept for the show. Pat has lived and worked across Australia, the Middle East and Europe over the past 10 years reporting on everything from corruption to cosp... Read More →

Speakers
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Aaron Fa'Aoso

Actor, ABC's Black Comedy
@faaoso_a | | Aaron Fa’Aoso is best known for his appearances in ABC’s Black Comedy, which was nominated for Most Outstanding Comedy Program at the 2015 Logies and won an AACTA for Best Direction. He first came to prominence in 2004 with his performance as ‘Eddie’ in the criticall... Read More →
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Nakkiah Lui

Writer & actor, Black Comedy
@nakkiahlui | | Nakkiah is a writer/actor and Gamillario/Torres Strait Islander woman. She is a co-writer/star of Black Comedy (ABC) and is a monthly columnist for The Australian Women's Weekly Online. She has been an artist in residence at Griffin Theatre Company (2013) and was playwright in r... Read More →
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Kath Shelper

Producer, Scarlett Pictures
@kathshelper | | Kath Shelper is the producer of many celebrated films, most noticeably Samson & Delilah, which won the prestigious Camera d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2009. The film took out many other awards around the world. In 2013 Kath produced The Darkside, a hybrid documentar... Read More →


Thursday November 12, 2015 11:00 - 11:55
The Theatre (Cinema 2) The Chauvel, 249 Oxford St, Paddington NSW 2021