Expand your competence with extension studies while networking with other professionals. We also offer labour policy education to promote employment.

The labour policy education programme aims at promoting employment. Its primary target group is unemployed people and those at risk of unemployment who are at least 20 years old. The education is free of charge for the students. The students are entitled to education allowance or labour market subsidy while participating in the programme.

TAMK organizes labour policy education in cooperation with the Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office) in Tampere. Applications take place through the TE Office.

Extension studies in English


Workshop for Screenwriters

Workshop for Screenwriters

1 day(s)

Language of instruction: English

Time: 31.10.2017

124 € (incl. VAT 24 %)

TAMK Mediapolis, Tampere

Registration by Autumn 2017

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Course date

31.10.2017 starts at 10 am.

Welcome to listen Colin Muir's introductory lecture "Writing the tv-series concept" How to create the world and series arc, establish tone and genre, research genre originality and populate the dramatic world?

After the lecture there will be a workshop for feedback on everyone's own tv-series concept ideas: main and minor story lines, principle characters and theme (story meaning).


Colin Muir has MFAs in Theatre Directing from the University of Connecticut and Film Directing from Temple University in Philadelphia. He was Programme Leader for the MA in Film Screenwriting at the University of Salford/TAMK 2007-14 and was Programme Leader for the MA in Television and Radio Scriptwriting at the University of Salford 1996-2017.

He has been a script development consultant in New York and West Hollywood. He has been a limited partner of a script development company in the UK since 2001.  He produced Joe Strick's Lysistrata, performed at the National Theatre, in 2004. His most recent writing project, Underground, has active production partners with Iris Productions UK and Umedia International.

Language of instruction

In English

Cancellation terms

Registration to extension studies becomes binding after the last registration day. If you have to cancel your registration after the registration period, 50 % of the fee is charged. If registration is cancelled less than 14 days before the beginning of the studies, the whole fee is charged. In the event of an obstacle, it is possible to give the study place to a colleague if the studies have no specific admission criteria.

Further information


Adviser Katri Viitanen
email: katri.viitanen(at)tamk.fi
GSM: 050 3215 148

Updated 20.10.2017

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