Learn about the art as well as the business of showrunning in this three-hour masterclass with Shane Brennan (NCIS: LA)When: Wednesday 18 July 2018 9.00am - 12.30pmWhere: World of Style 410 City Rd Southbank VIC 3006Tickets: Free but RSVP is essential. Morning tea and lunch will be provided.Attendees are welcome to arrive at 9.00am for tea and coffee before we begin at 9:30. Everything will be wrapped up by 12:30.Open to all VIC Pathways Members only.This event is made possible through the generous support of Film Victoria.
Shane Brennan is an Australian writer and producer who has become one of the most successful television drama producers in America. In 2007 he became the first Australian writer to become the showrunner of a U.S. network television drama series when he took over as Executive Producer on the CBS series NCIS which went on to become the number one scripted drama on network television and is now entering its thirteenth season. While running NCIS Brennan created the hit spin-off NCIS: LOS ANGELES which became the number two scripted drama on network television. Both NCIS and NCIS: LOS ANGELES are seen in more than 200 countries and have become two of CBS Studios most successful shows in the last decade.Shane who has his own production company in Hollywood has numerous projects in development his latest the television adaptation for the Fox network of the hit feature franchise THE EXPENDABLES. Shane’s other credits include KING & MAXWELL (Creator-Executive Producer); ONE TREE HILL (Co-Executive Producer); CSI: MIAMI (Supervising Producer); and SUMMERLAND (Supervising Producer). Prior to moving to Los Angeles in 2003 Shane worked on numerous Australian television series including THE MAN FROM SNOW RIVER: THE MCGREGOR SAGA STINGERS ALL TOGETHER NOW LAW OF THE LAND TALES OF THE SOUTH SEAS and THE FLYING DOCTORS.Shane has won numerous national and international awards including two Australian Writers’ Guild Awards for Best Television Series and Best Situation Comedy; a Penguin Award for Best Television Series Episode; an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Mini-Series; and a Chicago Film Festival Award also for Best Mini- Series. He has been nominated five times for Australian Writers Guild Awards. In 2009 Shane was awarded the prestigious Television Showman of the Year award by the International Cinematographers Guild. Born in Australia Shane is a journalism graduate.