Sab John’s Workshop: The Magic of Screenwriting

Date: 08-09, February 2020.
Time: 10am to 5pm.
Place: Kochi, Kerala

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 . . .

Day 1:

  1. Mainstream movie magic – A formulaic approach
  2. Story – genre, types, and methods of developing story ideas
  3. Exercise: Developing your story idea from a blank mind
  4. Movies are stories – Screenplays are structure
  5. Structure types of storytelling
  6. World of Story & World of Characters – Actor’s Bonanza
  7. Introduction to treatment & step outlines

Day 2:

  1. Dramaturgy: the theory and practice of dramatic composition in movies
  2. Characters – by types, by archetypes
  3. Layers in Character
  4. Dialogues – Actor’s Bonanza
  5. Exercise: Writing the story treatment
  6. Exercise: Writing scenes for screenplays
  7. Effective techniques to pitch and sell your screenplay
  8. Bonus Session: Movies to OTT and vice versa, the growing trends

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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