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 (click here for more info).
We can offer you the benefit of this experience and meet all your needs for training and consultancy in format issues.
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.