So, You Want to be a Showrunner
- 249 Canadian dollars$249
- Centre for Social Innovation
The most creative figure in episodic television, the showrunner really does “run the show.” They manage day-to-day activities and are engaged in creative aspects of a television series. They write, produce, executive produce, and script edit. Unlike certain executive producers, whose positions are mainly nominal, showrunners are hands-on creators, the kings and queens of the heap. The designation is so important that in Canada, professionals vie aggressively for the title. Students will learn about aspects of showrunning and how they keep all the balls in the air on a daily basis.