Crafting the Narrative: A Screen Writing Workshop with Satyanshu Singh
We all turn to movies for stories to rouse, regale and inspire us- they are our modern mythology. Tales told on film must be visually and emotionally impactful and unforgettable to be truly timeless. Avid Learning presents Crafting the Narrative, a workshop on fundamental techniques of writing for film, creating cinematic character and bringing stories to life onscreen. Writer, Filmmaker and Professor Satyanshu Singh will conduct this day-long session which will include many stimulating activities like:
- Learn how to determine successful story ideas for film
- Determine how stories for film are different from novels and plays
- Learn how to effectively cultivate cinematic characters
- Learn how to make your story dramatic and emotionally powerful
- Learn strategies on how to use setting to add originality to your story
Join us for an imaginative day filled with useful guidelines and techniques on bringing your very own story to life!
Satyanshu Singh is a National Award winning filmmaker, writer and professor of cinema. After completing MBBS from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, he started his life as an aspiring film-maker in Mumbai.
His first project was to write poems featured in Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Udaan' and lyrics in 'Ferrari Ki Sawaari' and 'Sulemani Keeda'. His directorial debut was a Kashmiri short film 'Tamaash' that won several awards around the world.
Satyanshu started teaching cinema to Mass Media students in colleges affiliated to Mumbai University. He went on to design and conduct screenwriting courses at Anupam Kher's 'Actor Prepares' and more recently, AIB First Draft, an intensive six-month writers' residency program where ten writers from different parts of the country underwent training under him. He has also conducted workshops in Pune, Bangalore, Delhi and Kolkata and at Mumbai's Kala Ghoda Festival and has delivered a TEDx talk at IIM-Indore while preparing to direct his first feature.
Avid Learning, a public programming platform and cultural arm of the Essar Group, has conducted over 700 programs and connected with more than 65,000 individuals since its inception in 2009. Driven by the belief that Learning Never Stops, AVID’s multiple formats like Workshops, Panel Discussions, Gallery Walkthroughs, and Festival Platforms create a dynamic and interactive atmosphere that stimulates intellectual and creative growth across the fields of Culture & Heritage, Literature, Art and Innovation.
Essar House, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai
Essar House, 11 K K Marg, Opp Race Course,, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400034