Axel Fiacco is one of the most expert and skilled format specialists in Italy. He has written 3 books as well as dozens of articles in national and international media journals and regularly teaches in several Italian and Swiss universities

L’ autore televisivo
Come si scrive l’intrattenimento

(“L’autore televisivo” “The Television Writer”)

Axel M. Fiacco
Editore: Unicopli
Collana: Mediascapes
Anno edizione: 2015
Pagine: 190 p., Brossura

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Fare televisione
I format

(“TV Making. The formats”)

Axel M. Fiacco
Editore: Laterza
Collana: Libri del tempo
Anno edizione: 2013
Pagine: VIII-225 p., Brossura

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L’ autore televisivo
Come si scrive l’intrattenimento

(“L’autore televisivo” “The Television Writer”)

Axel M. Fiacco
Editore: Unicopli
Collana: Mediascapes
Anno edizione: 2015
Pagine: 190 p., Brossura

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We can offer you the benefit of this experience and meet all your needs for training and consultancy in format issues.

Training

We offer a wide range of lectures, workshops, seminars and peer-to-peer training in all aspects of the formats business for producers, writers and everybody involved in the creativity process.

This is a brief list of our courses:

BASIC LEVEL

THE FORMAT: what it is “technically” and how it works
THE GENRES OF FORMATS: explanation of the main categories
THE TV MARKETS (1): what they are and how they work
THE TV MARKETS (2): a practical overview of the topic trends and the most successful formats in the world

ADVANCED LEVEL

PRACTICAL SKILLS (1): concept, paper format / treatment: how to write them
PRACTICAL SKILLS (2): pitch and promo: how to do them
CREATIVE LAB (1) : how to create an effective game show
CREATIVE LAB (2) : how to create an effective reality and talent show
CREATIVE LAB (3) : how to create effective formats for other genres (comedy, factual etc)
TRANSMEDIA FORMAT AND CROSSPLATFORM CONTENTS

AD HOC TRAINING

Consultancy & Globalization.

We can assess your formats, paper formats, pilots and promos. We can also help you to create your own effective formats, building them with local and international appeal, so they can be sold in all the format markets.

Axel Fiacco is the most expert and skilled format specialists in Italy. He has written 3 books as well as dozens of articles in national and international media journals and regularly teaches in several Italian and Swiss universities