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The Business of Comedy: Good in a Room w/ Diana Frances

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The Business of Comedy: Good in a Room is presented in partnership with The Winnipeg Comedy Festival

Featuring: Diana Frances

Nov 22, 2022

8pm EST, 7pm CST

In this presentation, award-winning comedy writer Diana Frances will give a brief overview of her own career path and will answer questions such as: Can I get TV work without an agent? What kind of experience and content do you need to get an agent? What happens once I get an agent? Now that you’re in a room, what the heck do you do/don’t do? How do you make yourself invaluable? What are common mistakes? How to build a reputation that will help you get your next gig.

This workshop is FREE to attend, but you must register by 4pm CST on Nov 22 and a zoom link will be sent to you by 6pm CST

Diana Frances is an award-winning comedy writer from Vancouver who now calls Toronto home. She won a Canadian Screen Award for her writing on Corner Gas: Animated, for which she was also nominated for a Writer’s Guild of Canada Award. Diana is an alumni of the Canadian Film Centre’s Primetime TV Writing Program and is an in demand story editor. She has written for JFL’s Galas, the Canadian Screen Awards, The Banff Rockie Awards, Canada’s Ultimate Challenge, The Debaters (CBC Radio), The Beaverton and much more. As an accomplished improv comedian, Diana has been nominated for 8 Canadian Comedy Awards and has entertained our Canadian Peacekeepers in Bosnia, Egypt and Afghanistan.




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