Patrick Uden Commentary Masterclass
Patrick Uden is one of the most influential and sought-after executive producers working in British television today. In particular, he is called on by broadcasters and Indies to hone and tighten the commentary on their key series, one of the hardest skills in filmmaking.
This interactive one-day course will reveal Patrick's trade secrets to writing good commentary, including giving you a clear understanding of the function and evolution of commentary, as well as a toolkit for sharpening your own writing and editing skills.
The course is structured around reviewing clips, discussion and practical exercises so that you will come away confident of understanding both the 'why' and 'how' of writing better scripts.
Do I need to bring anything to the course?It’s advisable to bring a pen and some notepaper. Otherwise, all you need is a receptive mind and your energy and enthusiasm.
Is lunch provided?We keep you replenished with teas, coffee, biscuits and fruit. We don’t provide lunch – although there are a number of sandwich shops, cafes, restaurants close by, as well as a supermarket.
What if I have to cancel?If you cancel more than 10 working days before the course date, you will get a full refund. If you cancel with less notice, or once the course has been confirmed the full course fees are still due. We will however endeavour to get you onto to a future course as and when we have a spare space. Although this cannot be guaranteed and will usually involve you being offered the place at short notice, we have a great track record of making sure people get their training – even it takes a bit of time.
Times10:00-17:30 (Please arrive 15 minutes before the course starts)
Cancellations must be in writing and must be received at least 10 working days prior to the course date or the full fee will be charged. DV Talent reserves the right to cancel courses at any time (e.g. if there are insufficient enrolments) without liability, and delegates will be offered an alternative date or full refund. In booking a course, you are acknowledging you have read and accepted our Terms and Conditions.