Making Viral Comedy Videos course, starting 4 February 2019



Making Viral Comedy Videos:  From ideas and writing, to editing and distribution

Do you think that quality video production needs a whole film crew? Think again!

Discover how you can easily shoot and edit professional-level video, with expert guidance on the whole process.

This is a great opportunity to learn how to write, shoot and edit comedy viral videos from award winning film maker and comedian Joe Bor, who has created many viral videos for BuzzFeed, averaging 3 million views. 

What will we cover?
  • Preproduction: generating ideas and writing for a viral video
  • Planning a shoot 
  • Directing
  • Editing 
  • Distributing 

This 8 week course covers basic film making, which is for comedians and film makers of all levels, on your computer or phone.   The course culminates in a screening of your films.

What will I achieve?
Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the production process.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
     This is a beginners course open to anyone with an interest in video filming and editing.
     No preparation is required.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
     During the sessions we will cover the process of writing and directing, taught
        using a range of techniques including workshops, short lectures, demonstrations,
        practical exercises, tutorial, group and individual assistance, plus handouts.
     Between sessions you will experiment with shooting and editing.

What equipment do I need to bring?
     Bring your phone to the class, or a digital SLR camera if you have one.
         Software will be recommended; you will hear about the camera of choice for most broadcast

NB: Under 16's should arrange a phone interview with the course leader before enrolling.

Starting on Monday 4 February for eight weeks (on every Monday in February and March).
Times: 7pm to 9pm.

Location: Chickenshed Theatre, Chase Side, London N14 4PE. 
(Tube: Oakwood or Cockfosters on Piccadilly Line)

HOW TO ENROL:  The course fee is £214; enrol online here with no booking fee.
INSTALMENTS: You can hold a place with 50% deposit, and your place is confirmed when the balance is paid 10+ days before the course starts.

If a link does not work, or you want to pay by cheque or in cash, please email

To complete your enrolment email with your mobile number and the name the payment is made in (and the name you want to be known by if different), once you have enrolled online.

You will receive a confirmation that you fee has been received.
Then a few days before the start date, full details of the course will be reconfirmed by AmusedMooseComedy by email.