Introduction To Screen Writing

May 5 - 8 | 6:30PM
The Little House
4,500 ( Early Bird)
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An intensive 4-day workshop on Screen Writing with Syed Ahmad Afzal. Learn the process of turning your stories & concepts into full length Film Scripts (screenplay & dialogues). Syed Ahmad Afzal is the writer-director of the famed ‘Laal Rang’ & ‘Youngistaan’.

Details of the event

Day 1: Script Structure, Format & Action
Breaking a story into beginning, middle and end
Turning Points – take the action in different directions
Proper Formatting – learn industry standards and techniques
Writing Action/Description – the greatest mark of an experienced writer

Day 2: Character & Conflict
Building Your Characters – explore background, need(s), character flaw(s), and transformation
Types of Conflict – the three major human strains
Hallmarks of Great Conflict – techniques to building greater conflict

Day 3: Plot & Subplot
Plot by Act – creating and sustaining the momentum of the film in all the acts.
The Functions of Subplot – how to use subplots to enhance your story
The Structure of Subplot – usually the source of most loose-ends in a story

Day 4: Dialogue & Rewriting
Writing Good Dialogue
Make It Even Better – a checklist for rewriting the finished draft


The Little House

Swamini Kripa, Yari Rd, Versova, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400047

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