Single-Cam vs. Multi-Cam Comedies - What's the Difference?

So, you’re a comedy lover (you can quote everything from CHEERS to ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT) and you decide that it’s time to sit down and write a comedy pilot of your own. There’s just one problem: people keep asking you whether your shining piece of comedic gold is a single or multi-cam comedy and you have no idea how to answer that. What are the strengths and weaknesses, the pros and cons, the yin and the yang? What even are the differences between the two, and how on earth do you decide which format is right for your story? And, once you do that, how do you actually write your script to fit your chosen format?

Come on over and get ready to take some notes, because comedy writer Jordan Rozansky is here to clear all this up!

This 90-Min. Webinar Will Cover:
  • What lends itself to single or multi-cam 
  • Story - Plot - Characters 
  • What goes into creating a multi-cam show
  • Stylistic differences: on the page and on screen
About Your Host:

Jordan Rozansky is a comedy writer and producer from Miami, Florida. His favorite job was making Assassin Banana, a digital series about a heartbroken banana with nothing to lose, starring voice work from Scarlett Johansson and Nathan Fillion. Jordan worked at The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and American Wiseass, a History Channel sketch show. For two years, he wrote and produced for a monthly live sketch show at iO West that played in the San Francisco Sketch Fest.

Jordan worked in development for Ryan Reynolds’ film production company, Dark Trick Films, and Reynolds’ shared TV pod with Allan Loeb, DarkFire Television. He was responsible for creative notes, pitch preparation, and joke punch-ups. He then went to work for the Head of Talent at Anonymous Content, reading for and working closely with Samuel L. Jackson and Michael Keaton.

Jordan has a dog named Dory and eight unnamed plants.


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