Dave Master to Moderate the Storyboarding and Animation Discussion at ThinkingFunny21

Dave Master has trained many artists and animators, and he is well-known in his professional circle as a person who “pays it forward” to help others to achieve their artistic and personal potential. We’re pleased to announce that he will be participating […]

Tagged animation, apprenticeship, chuck jones, disney, innovation
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Tips on Crafting Proposals From the Man Who “Wrote the Book” – Andy Ross on Agents’ Panel at ThinkingFunny21

Andy Ross is the author of  The Literary Agent’s Guide to Writing a Non-Fiction Book Proposal, and he’ll be helping our conference attendees understand the process of finding a marketable concept and doing the research necessary to make a credible book proposal. […]

Tagged agent, culture, fiction, literary agent, nonfiction
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Poet-Songwriter Sara Hoxie Shares Her Catchy Tunes at ThinkingFunny21

So, you want an easy explanation, a label to pin on Sara? Good luck with that! Her many talents and interests make it impossible to put her in a box. That’s one of the many wonderful things about her. Click here to […]

Tagged environmentalism, folk music, music, songwriting
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Enjoy A Crash Course in Comic Tools With John Vorhaus

Click here to register. John Vorhaus has taught and trained comedy writers all over the world, and is the only human in history to have worked on the American, Russian and Bulgarian versions of Married… with Children. His Comic Toolbox and little […]

Tagged characters, comedy, comic toolbox, ensemble, oddballs
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Banana Slugs String Band’s Steve Van Zandt on the Songwriter-Panel at ThinkingFunny21

You may not know his name, but chances are that you’ve heard his band’s music, including hits like Dirt, You Made My Lunch, Ants, and Don’t Swat It. Join this talented and fun composer on April 3, 2021 at the ThinkingFunny21 Humor […]

Tagged banana slug string band, curriculum, dirt you made my lunch, music, outdoor education
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