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John Edathattil is an Indian screenwriter and filmmaker. John Edathattil aka Sab John has penned scripts for some very critically acclaimed films in Malayalam and Tamil.

Currently a resident of Chennai, India, John providesprofessional guidance to aspiring screenwriters, also doctors screenplays of movies of different languages. John has recently finished a couple of screenplays for his own production house, CheeseFlicks and direction.

John Edathattil was born to Simon Antony and Marykutty Antony in Allepey, a southern Indian town of Kerala. Though graduated in commerce and accounting, his accounting career did not last long. John discovered his interest in screenwriting and authored the script for the notable Malayalam film, Chanakyan, a Kamal Hassan starrer.

A professional screenwriting career spanning two and half decades and more, John has written about 30 produced screenplays with credits. To name a few of his very successful films are:

Guna (1995), Vyooham(1990), Gandhari (1993), Soorya Manasam(1992), Highway (1995 film), SillunuOruKadhal(2006), Mayilpeelikkavu(1998), Priyam(1999), Kuruthipunal(1996) and Chanakyan (1989). Guna starring Kamal Hassan is about a mentally affected person’s unadulterated love for an obsessional character named Abhirami.

Apart from mainstream filmmaking, he has organized a curriculum, class models and assessment criteria for the Screenwriting Course for the film school SAE and many indian universities, in addition to conducting many classes and crash courses for aspiring screenwriters.

He volunteered himself in “Transactional Analysis” propagation group, conducted opening level classes for school and college students. John was Jury Member for the FICCI BAF Awards 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Mumbai.

He is the head of screenwriting department at L.V. Prasad Film and Television Academy, Chennai. Currently he runs ScreenWrite.In - India’s Only Screenwriters’ Studio in Chennai, India that teaches and guides young aspirants the professional skills of writing a screenplay.

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A Workshop @ Bangalore

Two-Day Weekend workshop on ALL
ABOUT SCREENPLAYS at Bhubaneswar, Odisha ::   19-20 July, 2014.

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SW starts Distance Education Programs for
aspiring screenwriters all over Tamilnadu and India. For more details submit your online applications or write to:

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John Edathattil, Founder of ScreenWrite.In  is soon to launch online certification courses on screenwriting
considering the query from many aspirants around the world. Await webinars to follow, too!

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ScreenWrite.In will sincerely help you sell
your screenplay. Advertise your product in our website which is linked to many reputed production houses and directors!

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Ikchr Entertainment Pvt Ltd looks forward
to support and produce qualified feature films and shorts. /

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Coming Soon .....


November 2015
Scope for Screenwriters: Introductory 2-Day Course
Visual Storytelling: An Introduction for Directors, Writers & Producers
December 2015
Practical Tools for Creative Screenwriting -
Individuality and Career Development for Writers, Directors & Producers

January 2016
Developing the Visual Imagination: Storyboarding for Directors & Screenwriters
Script Surgery   

February 2016
Screenwriters’ engagement in Post Production
About Location Sound for Screenwriters and Directors

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