MASTERCLASS: Factual Commentary Writing



In this one-day Masterclass, learn trade secrets to writing good commentary, and get clear understanding of the function and evolution of commentary, as well as a toolkit for sharpening your own writing and editing skills.


Learning Outcomes

Participants will understand what role a commentary plays, how it has evolved into the form it takes in contemporary programme-making, as well as learn a set of tools and techniques for writing and editing scripts more effectively.


Who Should Attend

Anyone involved in or interested in writing commentary - from producers to directors to series producers to executives.


(Duration) Date

(1 Day) -

Registration Closing Date: -



9:30am to 5:30pm


Fees (Inclusive of 7% GST)

Application Fee: S$53.50 -Waived-

Full Course Fee*: S$2,033.00

*This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the IMDA Talent Assistance Specialised Training Grant (T-Assist). Terms and conditions apply. For more information, click here


Trainer Profile

Patrick Uden is one of the most influential execs working in UK television. Having made his name as a director and documentary maker at the BBC, where his credits included Tomorrow's World, Horizon and QED, Patrick set up his own pioneering production company Uden Associates, before becoming the creative force behind Channel 4's Bafta-winning Four Docs. More recently, he has worked as a consultant executive producer on some of television's most successful series including The Apprentice, The Restaurant, and Junior Doctors: Your Life in their Hands. 



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