10 Apr '21 - 25 Apr '21 (3 Weekends) | Webinar


A Specialty Course in Screenwriting that details how to transform your character in your Screenplay.

Time & Location

10 Apr '21 - 25 Apr '21 (3 Weekends)

About the Event


A Speciality Course in Screenwriting 

A bundle of 18 hours of LIVE INTERACTIVE ONLINE Training Sessions through 3-Weekends PLUS Hands-On Exercises, Review & Feedback

Offer Fee (With 25% Early-Bird Discount): Rs.4,875/-

Note: After the discount period, general fee will be Rs.6,500/-

Dates: 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 & 25 April (Week-ends)

Time slot: 

7.30 pm to 10.30 pm IST

 Week 01 Day-01: (3 hrs)

-The Bonding of Story and Plot

-Relevance of -Characters in Story & Plot

-Aristotelian Traditions, -Monomyth & Genre  

-Why we need Great Characters? 

-Can we Structure Characters?

-Character Types in Story 

-Home Exercise

Week 01 Day-02: (3 hrs)

-Theme from Characters? 

-A definition of the character arc form exist?

-Character Arcs in Context 

-Fundamental Fears -Motivate Characters 

-Why Character Arcs -Transform Stories 

-Character’s Arc function in cinematic narrative 

-How Characters change 

-Home Exercise

Week 02 Day-03: (3 hrs)

-Character’s Choice vs -Character’s Goal

-Changes according to -Types of Characters 

-Suggested changes of -Character Arc 

-Character reaction Patterns 

-The Moral Choice and Denouement 

-New Definition of the Character Arc 

-Home Exercise.

Week 02 Day-04: (3 hrs)

-Deciding Your -Character’s Arc

-Character’s Arc, a Subplot?

-Impact Character? -Why Every Story Need One?

-Minor Characters Have Arcs?

-Rewards and -Punishments for Change?

-Your Story Has No Character Arc?

-Character Arc in a Series?

-Home Exercise

Week 03 Day-05: (3 hrs)

-The Five Major Character Arcs – Overview 

-The Positive Change -Arc: Hands On Exercise

-The Lie Your Character Believes

-Wants vs Needs

-Ghost, Moment, Normal World

-The Three Acts and Plot-points

-The Climax & Resolution

-The Flat Arc: Hands On Exercise

-The First Act

-The Second Act

-The Third Act

Week 03 Day-06: (3 hrs)

-The Negative Change -Arc: Hands On Exercise

-The First Act

-The Second Act

-The Third Act

-Reviewing the Arcs

-Home Exercise

Medium of instruction:

Instructions will be in English. Participants can apply the learnings across any language.

Training platform:

Google Meet. Participants can attend from their mobile/computer and are expected to have enough hardware, software and internet requirements to attend live online sessions.

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The facilitator, Mr Sab John Edathattil is an Indian Screenwriter, Script Consultant and Story Coach. He has more than 30 years of screenwriting experience and 30 plus filmed screenplays to his credit.

He had penned characters for veteran actors like Kamal Haasan, Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Thilakan, Nassar, Girish Karnad, Raghuvaran, Charuhasan, Jagathy, Suriya, Urvashi, Gauthami, Jyothika, Urmila Matondkar etc.

He's currently into Screenplay And Web-Series assignments, and works as Script Consultant to many popular Directors.


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