Thursday 28th May, 5pm-6pm
Want to direct comedy? Ever wondered what it’s like to direct Netflix comedy?

Join us as we chat to Tom Marshall, comedy director, to find out how he got from self-funded short films in Middlesbrough to directing for Netflix in LA. Hear his top tips for capturing comedy on screen.

Our North East Comedy Hot House team will be teasing out some insights into what opportunities made a difference at key points in his career and how directing shorts, TV series, sketch shows at all budget levels is actually like. Hear his top tips for capturing the comedy at every budget level.

Tom Marshall has shot self-funded shorts, directed Young OffendersFamalam, Netflix series Space Force with Steve Carell, as well as an Apple original.

This webinar will be shown via Zoom. Register through Eventbrite here. You will receive an emailed link to the Zoom event 24 hours beforehand.

For more information about this event, contact

This event is supported by Northern Film + Media’s Tees Valley ERDF project. Places are free but limited. You must have a Tees Valley base, be over 18yrs and be eligible to access SME support.

Northern Film + Media’s Tees Valley Screen project is funded by the ERDF through Creative Industries Business Support and Development Programme 2014-20, which is bringing over £300m into the North East to support innovation, enterprise and business support across the region. Additional funding support for this project is from Tees Valley Combined Authority and Arts Council England.

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