Rewriting the Rules: Screenwriting in the Digital Era



In the age of shorter consumer-attention-span, changing customer-preferences etcetera, it is imperative to change the narrative to the compelling desires of the times. A discussion on rewriting the rules of stories and storytelling is pertinent when the redefinitions on these are quite fast and drastic.

Who should attend?

Copywriters, content-developers, creative-writers, bloggers, aspiring screenwriters, and assistant directors, VisCom students or anybody who wants to build a career in communication and media.

Date: 16-17, November 2019.
Time: 10am to 5pm.

Facilitator Profile: Sab John Edathattil is an accomplished screenwriter having written for more than 30 movies including the likes of Guna, Chanakyan, Kuruthippunal, Sillunu Oru Kadhal etcetera, to name a few. More . . .

Workshop Content:

  • Stories – defined and redefined
  • The everlasting process of story-building
  • Story Types
  • The Desirable Content
  • The future of Stories
  • Emotions and Genre and their relevance in OTT era
  • Definitions of Structure — Storytelling
  • Structure Types and why?
  • The new Language of the narrative
  • Conflicts and Dramaturgy
  • Orchestrating Conflict

Workshop Methodology:

Facilitator-lead Interactive Discussions, watch many Short Movies, some PowerPoint presentations, write a lot with the newly acquired knowledge, Rewrite and assess.

Avail Hands-on Experience:

  • Create a story from a blank mind
  • Create dramatic content and learn the process
  • Growing trends in structure
  • Create and assess your own content for Digital Platforms

Contact co-ordinators:

+91 98408 33689

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