Kommune Presents Second edition of Screenwriting Bootcamp With Satyanshu Singh

Kommune Presents Second edition of Screenwriting Bootcamp With Satyanshu Singh

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July 10 - July 31

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Masterclass

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Digital Event

Online

For Age(s)

Family Friendly

Language

Hinglish

Masterclass

Learn from an expert

Invite your friends

and enjoy a shared experience

About the Event

Do you dream of becoming a professional screenwriter? Are you looking to turn your idea into a film/tv series? Then this crash course is perfect for you. The screenwriting crash course consists of 7 sessions: 3 writing workshops, 2 QnA sessions with Satyanshu Singh, one one peer-feedback session and one pitchfest.


Across 3 workshops, Satyanshu Singh will teach you the essential principles of screenwriting, and will help you level up as a writer.


After that, there will be a peer-to-peer feedback session, where participants will receive feedback from one another on their story ideas.


And to wrap up the crash course, the best participants will get to pitch their story ideas to a panel that will include Roshan Abbas, Divya Prakash Dubey and more veterans from the content industry. Three of the participants with the best ideas will get an exclusive mentorship session with Guneet Monga.


Crash Course Curriculum & Calendar:


10th July, 4PM - 9PM: Workshop #1 with Satyanshu Singh (Fundamentals of screenwriting) which includes:

-How the medium of screen is diff from prose or theatre. 

-How creating emotionally powerful stories creates more impact 

-How to create empathy, how does empathy work 

-Is there a way to measure empathy? 

-The value of conflict 

-Importance of drama 

-Importance of setting and story structure


11th July, 4PM - 9PM: Workshop #2 with Satyanshu Singh (How to Write TV Shows) which includes:

-Shows vs movies

-It will look at Sit coms, comic characters, etc 

-Episodic content vs feature films 

-Character, conflict, journey setting 

-Screen writing from an episodic content lens


17th July, 4PM - 9PM: Workshop #3 with Satyanshu Singh (The Secrets of Character-Building) which includes:

-Analysis of the people that your story is built on

-Protagonist building - and building peripheral characters 

-Approach to creating well-rounded characters


18th July, 4PM - 9PM: QnA Session 1 with Satyanshu Singh


12th July to 21st July : Daily Homework/ Exercises


21st July, 4PM : Peer-to-peer feedback session


25th July, 4PM - 10PM: QnA session 2 with Satyanshu Singh


31st July, 5PM - 7PM: Pitchfest


About The Facilitator:

Satyanshu Singh is a National Award-winning filmmaker, writer and professor of cinema. After finishing his MBBS education from Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, Satyanshu gave up his job of a doctor in the Armed Forces and started his professional journey by writing poems for Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Udaan'. He then wrote lyrics for 'Sulemani Keeda' and 'Ferrari Ki Sawaari'. 

 

His directorial debut was a Kashmiri short film 'Tamaash', that won numerous awards around the world including a National Award. Satyanshu's first feature film, 'Chintu Ka Birthday', released on Zee5 in June 2020, and has been received very well by the audience. 

 

Satyanshu started teaching cinema in Mass Media courses at colleges affiliated to Mumbai University in 2011. He also designed and conducted screenwriting courses at Anupam Kher's 'Actor Prepares' for two years. In 2016. He conducts one-day screenwriting and film appreciation workshops in several cities and continues to teach undergraduate students in Mass Media courses.


In April-May 2020, Satyanshu conducted online lectures for coronavirus relief which raised more than Rs 28 Lakhs for more than 40 different funds.


About the Mentor:

With acclaimed films like ‘Period.End Of Sentence.’ and ‘Pagglait’ credited to her name, Guneet Monga joins us as a mentor for the ‘Screenwriting Bootcamp’ with Satyanshu Singh. 3 Winners stand a chance to get a one-on-one mentorship session with her.


About Kommune:

Kommune is India’s premier platform for great art and great artists, and has built communities of creators across the country. In the last year, Kommune has conducted over 5 bootcamps and pitch fests on podcasting. And has organised over 30 workshops and story slams across various themes and genres.


You know the art, let's learn its craft together.


Booking a ticket confirms your slot for the crash course. The organisers will send you a link separately after you have purchased your ticket for the crash course. Do not miss this. Book your spot now!


FAQs

1.Who is this bootcamp for? 


This is a bootcamp for anyone with an interest in developing and honing their screenwriting abilities. While it is aimed at people who have had experience with writing, often getting the larger perspective of how screenwriting works, examples from cinema, and real world tips and techniques can benefit even those who are just starting out. 


2.How will this help me in my career?


The Kommune creator masterclass series are designed to be practical learning modules for creative arts. They are built on a stellar five point approach to learning that includes core skill development, practice and task based application, peer learning and presentation of skills. 


3.Why should I do this course?


This bootcamp has seen great success in the previous edition where we saw a writer (participant of this workshop) get the opportunity to be in a writers room with Imtiaz Ali. Kommune is at the centre of the creator ecosystem and while we don’t guarantee any placements through this module, there are lots of networking and mentoring possibilities that organically come out of doing a Kommune masterclass.


4. Can I do this if I’m a beginner and just starting out?


Absolutely! As long as you have an interest in developing your writing abilities seriously this workshop is for you.

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