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English

This introductory class will take you through the screenwriting process and its different elements: Premise, Theme, Story, Character and Structure. You will understand what writing a screenplay entails and the difference between writing a novel and screenplay.

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Module 1 - IMPORTANCE OF STORYTELLING
11 Min

Module 1 - IMPORTANCE OF STORYTELLING

This introductory class will take you through the screenwriting process and its different elements: Premise, Theme, Story, Character and Structure. You will understand what writing a screenplay entails and the difference between writing a novel and screenplay.

Module 1 - MODE OF TELLING STORIES
11 Min

Module 1 - MODE OF TELLING STORIES

This introductory class will take you through the screenwriting process and its different elements: Premise, Theme, Story, Character and Structure. You will understand what writing a screenplay entails and the difference between writing a novel and screenplay.

Module 1 - PREMISE
09 Min

Module 1 - PREMISE

This introductory class will take you through the screenwriting process and its different elements: Premise, Theme, Story, Character and Structure. You will understand what writing a screenplay entails and the difference between writing a novel and screenplay.

Module 1 - RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE WRITER AND DIRECTOR
10 Min

Module 1 - RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE WRITER AND DIRECTOR

This introductory class will take you through the screenwriting process and its different elements: Premise, Theme, Story, Character and Structure. You will understand what writing a screenplay entails and the difference between writing a novel and screenplay.

Module 1 - RECAP
06 Min

Module 1 - RECAP

This introductory class will take you through the screenwriting process and its different elements: Premise, Theme, Story, Character and Structure. You will understand what writing a screenplay entails and the difference between writing a novel and screenplay.

Module 2 - How to write a story
14 Min

Module 2 - How to write a story

In simple words, this class will teach you how to write a story. You will learn about different elements of a good screenplay and look at different processes that go into writing it, thereby making it a compelling film. This class will teach you to think like a screenplay writer.

Module 2 - How to create a character
10 Min

Module 2 - How to create a character

In simple words, this class will teach you how to write a story. You will learn about different elements of a good screenplay and look at different processes that go into writing it, thereby making it a compelling film. This class will teach you to think like a screenplay writer.

Module 2 - Development of Plot
12 Min

Module 2 - Development of Plot

In simple words, this class will teach you how to write a story. You will learn about different elements of a good screenplay and look at different processes that go into writing it, thereby making it a compelling film. This class will teach you to think like a screenplay writer.

Module 2 - RECAP
06 Min

Module 2 - RECAP

In simple words, this class will teach you how to write a story. You will learn about different elements of a good screenplay and look at different processes that go into writing it, thereby making it a compelling film. This class will teach you to think like a screenplay writer.

Module 3 - How to make your character interesting
25 Min

Module 3 - How to make your character interesting

In this class, you will learn about character development, an important part of creating believable fictional characters. You will learn what makes for an interesting character and how you can make the audience resonate with them.

Module 3 - Where to start - Plot or character
08 Min

Module 3 - Where to start - Plot or character

In this class, you will learn about character development, an important part of creating believable fictional characters. You will learn what makes for an interesting character and how you can make the audience resonate with them.

Module 3 -  Antagonist and Secondary Characters
15 Min

Module 3 - Antagonist and Secondary Characters

In this class, you will learn about character development, an important part of creating believable fictional characters. You will learn what makes for an interesting character and how you can make the audience resonate with them.

Module 3 -  RECAP
06 Min

Module 3 - RECAP

In this class, you will learn about character development, an important part of creating believable fictional characters. You will learn what makes for an interesting character and how you can make the audience resonate with them.

Module 4 - Conflict
46 Min

Module 4 - Conflict

In this class, you will learn about conflict, the trials and tribunals of the protagonist. In every narrative, conflict is the key element that provides interest, tension and suspense, while also helping the protagonist transform himself/herself. This class will analyse the importance of this ingredient in a story.

Module 5 - SCREENPLAY STRUCTURE
17 Min

Module 5 - SCREENPLAY STRUCTURE

In this class, we will be talking about the structure of a screenplay. The structure is defined as the arrangement of the story elements into a specific order to evoke the perfect response in the audience. It is the chronological design of highs and lows, conflict and resolution etc. in the story.

Module 5 - HOW TO STRUCTURE A SCREENPLAY
23 Min

Module 5 - HOW TO STRUCTURE A SCREENPLAY

In this class, we will be talking about the structure of a screenplay. The structure is defined as the arrangement of the story elements into a specific order to evoke the perfect response in the audience. It is the chronological design of highs and lows, conflict and resolution etc. in the story.

Module 5 - RECAP
04 Min

Module 5 - RECAP

In this class, we will be talking about the structure of a screenplay. The structure is defined as the arrangement of the story elements into a specific order to evoke the perfect response in the audience. It is the chronological design of highs and lows, conflict and resolution etc. in the story.

Module 6 - SCENE DESIGN AND DIALOGUE
29 Min

Module 6 - SCENE DESIGN AND DIALOGUE

In this class, we’re going to learn how to break the script down into smaller divisions, i.e. scenes and dialogues, and treat each part individually.

Module 6 - UNDERSTANDING SCENE DESIGN - SET-UP - GODFATHER
25 Min

Module 6 - UNDERSTANDING SCENE DESIGN - SET-UP - GODFATHER

In this class, we’re going to learn how to break the script down into smaller divisions, i.e. scenes and dialogues, and treat each part individually.

Module 6 - UNDERSTANDING SCENE DESIGN - INTRODUCTION TO A CHARACTER - CHARULATA
27 Min

Module 6 - UNDERSTANDING SCENE DESIGN - INTRODUCTION TO A CHARACTER - CHARULATA

In this class, we’re going to learn how to break the script down into smaller divisions, i.e. scenes and dialogues, and treat each part individually.

Module 6 - UNDERSTANDING SCENE DESIGN - RESOLVING SUBPLOT - SIXTH SENSE-
24 Min

Module 6 - UNDERSTANDING SCENE DESIGN - RESOLVING SUBPLOT - SIXTH SENSE-

In this class, we’re going to learn how to break the script down into smaller divisions, i.e. scenes and dialogues, and treat each part individually.

Module 7 - UNDERSTANDING DIALOGUE WRITING
17 Min

Module 7 - UNDERSTANDING DIALOGUE WRITING

In this class, we will learn the last step of completing the screenplay – inserting dialogues. Unlike structure and design, dialogue is the only thing each audience member will definitely notice. It can make or break your film. This class will examine dialogue writing with a few examples.

Module 7 - USING DIALOGUE TO REVEAL CHARACTER AND INFORMATION-011
33 Min

Module 7 - USING DIALOGUE TO REVEAL CHARACTER AND INFORMATION-011

In this class, we will learn the last step of completing the screenplay – inserting dialogues. Unlike structure and design, dialogue is the only thing each audience member will definitely notice. It can make or break your film. This class will examine dialogue writing with a few examples.

Module 8 - Analysis of Short Film
61 Min

Module 8 - Analysis of Short Film

In this class, we’re going to take a well written short film and trace all the different elements of screenplay we’ve learnt about so far. We’ll discuss how everything comes together to form a complete narrative. The example that we’re taking is the first film that Claude Berri wrote in 1964. It is a short film called LE POULET, the chicken.

Module 9 - RELEVANCE OF MYTHOLOGY
18 Min

Module 9 - RELEVANCE OF MYTHOLOGY

This class will be split into two. The topic will be the hero’s journey and we will be discussing screenplay on a more philosophical level. In this class, we’ll discuss Joseph Campbell’s concept of the hero’s journey, based on the book, “A hero with a thousand faces”. This concept discusses the pattern of narrative or character graph that every lead character is found to follow across cultures and time.

Module 9 - HERO_S JOURNEY-I
35 Min

Module 9 - HERO_S JOURNEY-I

This class will be split into two. The topic will be the hero’s journey and we will be discussing screenplay on a more philosophical level. In this class, we’ll discuss Joseph Campbell’s concept of the hero’s journey, based on the book, “A hero with a thousand faces”. This concept discusses the pattern of narrative or character graph that every lead character is found to follow across cultures and time.

Module 9 - HERO_S JOURNEY - II
23 Min

Module 9 - HERO_S JOURNEY - II

This class will be split into two. The topic will be the hero’s journey and we will be discussing screenplay on a more philosophical level. In this class, we’ll discuss Joseph Campbell’s concept of the hero’s journey, based on the book, “A hero with a thousand faces”. This concept discusses the pattern of narrative or character graph that every lead character is found to follow across cultures and time.

Module 9 - HERO_S JOURNEY - III
22 Min

Module 9 - HERO_S JOURNEY - III

This class will be split into two. The topic will be the hero’s journey and we will be discussing screenplay on a more philosophical level. In this class, we’ll discuss Joseph Campbell’s concept of the hero’s journey, based on the book, “A hero with a thousand faces”. This concept discusses the pattern of narrative or character graph that every lead character is found to follow across cultures and time.

Module 9 - HERO_S JOURNEY - IV
16 Min

Module 9 - HERO_S JOURNEY - IV

This class will be split into two. The topic will be the hero’s journey and we will be discussing screenplay on a more philosophical level. In this class, we’ll discuss Joseph Campbell’s concept of the hero’s journey, based on the book, “A hero with a thousand faces”. This concept discusses the pattern of narrative or character graph that every lead character is found to follow across cultures and time.