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Monday, 9 July 2012

Richard Curtis to interview Steve Levitan at Edinburgh in August

British film legend Richard Curtis will join us at to interview award winning screenwriter and director Steve Levitan in an unmissable Modern Family masterclass.

Join two of the industry’s biggest names as they discuss how Modern Family has become one of the most talked about TV phenomena in recent times.

They will explore the inspiration, creative process and critical and public reactions as well as the challenges of showrunning in some of the most competitive market conditions ever known.  It’s going to be a showstopper.

Richard Curtis television career, a few highlights:

1979-82     Not the Nine O'Clock News- Writer
1983-89     Blackadder - Writer
1984-85     Spitting Image - Writer
1991         Bernard and the Genie - Writer
1990-95    Mr Bean - Writer
1994-2007 The Vicar of Dibley - Writer/Co-Executive
1999-2007 Robbie the Reindeer - Writer
2005         The Girl in the CafĂ© - Writer/Executive Producer
2007         Casualty - Writer - (1 Episode)
2008         The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency     Writer/Executive Producer
2010          Doctor Who - Writer- (Vincent and the Doctor) 

We cant wait!

1 comment:

  1. One potential highlight of MipTV’s major focus on drama at this year’s Cannes TV-digital trade fair, “Modern Family’s” co-creator and executive producer Steven Levitan will deliver a keynote – to be followed by a Comedy Masterclass: A Serious Savoir-Faire.
    Speaking Monday, April 13, Levitan, whose credits include “Wings,” “Frasier,” “The Larry Sanders Show,” “Just Shoot Me” and “Greg the Bunny,” will focus on “Modern Family’s” hit-status longevity, and how it is now traveling as a scripted format. consulta online medico online pediatra online medico online doctor online dermatologo online veterinario online veterinario online lawyer online consulta online abogado online abogado online abogado online abogado online abogado online psicologo online doctor online psicologo online abogado online abogado online Featuring producers, commissioners and comedic talent working on local and global levels, and from web to TV, the Comedy Masterclass’ confirmed panelists are Joe Lewis, head of comedy, Amazon Studios; Jill Offman, managing director, Comedy Central U.K., and senior VP of comedy, Viacom International Media Networks; and Ash Atalla, managing director & executive producer, Roughcut Television (“The IT Crowd,” “The Office”).