Directing TV 'Dramedy' with Kate Dennis and Jonathan Brough
In this episode, Denise Eriksen of Media Mentors Australia talks to two of Australia's top television directors Kate Dennis (Offspring, The Handmaid's Tale, Run) and Jonathan Brough (Rosehaven, Sammy J & Randy in Ricketts Lane, The Family Law). The trio discuss new wave of drama/comedy hybrids including Fleabag, Afterlife, and Sex Education and how the dramedy is the home for raw, devastatingly human experience played for laughs. Kate and Jonathan offer insight into what they are looking for in a script, how they frame comedy and tragedy differently, the benefits of learning the language of each actor, and how to create a safe environment on set.
Produced by Rhi Mooney & Fyona Smith.
Assistant Producers Wendy Gray and Alicia Emery.
Presented by: Nell Greenwood
Voice Over: Cam St Clair
Music: Extreme Music - Andrew James Christie, Billie Ray Fingers, Bruce Fingers, Jasha Alain Klebe
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