Applications now open for 2017 Copy School in Sydney from November 27 - December 1

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CopySchool.jpgApplications have opened for this year's second Copy School in Sydney, sponsored by NewsMediaWorks, with another world-class line-up of guest creative tutors.

Copy School is designed to encourage the best quality copywriting across all media channels and engages some of Australia's leading advertising creative directors and copywriters, as well as news media editors, to pass on their knowledge and experience.

Copy School, to be held from Monday 27th November to Friday 1st December as five half-day workshops, is seeking up to 20 young copywriters, or those wanting to become a copywriter, to attend the workshop series.
The convenor of this Copy School is Phillip Putnam, who will host some of the industry's best senior creative talent and a senior newspaper editor. All tutors donate their time to be at the Sydney Copy School, including:

•  Ted Horton - chief creative officer, Big Red, Melbourne 
•  Ralph Van Dijk, founder, Eardrum
•  Jonathan Kneebone - founder/writer and project director, The Glue Society
•  Ben Sampson - creative director, The Monkeys
•  Rebecca Carrasco - creative consultant
•  Tim Brown - creative partner, Disciple
•  Rob Morrison - creative director, Ogilvy, Sydney
•  Alexandra Smith - education editor, The Sydney Morning Herald
•  Roseanna Donovan - creative consultant

Copy School will provide participants with a real world brief that will be presented and critiqued on the final morning of the course.

The workshop fee is just $250 per student. Copy School will donate the fully tax deductible fee to The Oasis Centre, Salvation Army.

Copy School Sydney will be held at Fairfax Media, 1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont from 9am to 12pm daily.

Ray Black, convenor, Copy School said: "Sydney Copy School continues to be a great success, due in no small part to the commitment and generosity of our tutors. Copy School is focused on how to creative great, effective advertising for brands and has attracted a range of students from junior writers at agencies to marketers themselves."

For more information, click here.

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