Script Writing - Online course

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Now you can learn SCRIPT WRITING from the comfort of your home! We use Skype and email for communication. Do you want to enter the movie industry with your OWN script? Do you want to adapt a novel into a movie script ? If you answered ‘yes’, this course is specially designed for you. As a part of this intense 2 month course, you will complete the first draft of your SCRIPT for a feature film. SUBJECTS COVERED: Film genre - The visual nature of movies. Screenplay as a blueprint. Various genre and their unique style. What are the creative scope and limitations of each genre. Ideas for your story – Where to find ideas. How to select your film idea and develop it. How to tailor your idea to fit your budget. Story structure – The classic three act narrative structure. Create Plot points to give dramatic impact to your screenplay. Plot – Plot and its’ relationship to Character/ Genre/ Theme/ Tone. How sub-plots and B-Story line correlate thematically to the central plot. Character – How to develop and strengthen your screen characters. Define character arc for the hero. Dialogue – How to communicate the thoughts and feelings of your characters through crisp and meaningful dialogue. How to format a screenplay – The format of screen play. Using script writing software. Revision – Exploration of the various stages of revision. The Business – How to get your script made into a film. Learn how to create a pitch for your script. How to pitch your script to industry players – Producers, Financiers and Directors. The tutor Sam Kumar learnt Script Writing in US directly from SYD FIELD, the godfather of modern script writing. He has written and directed many documentary films, short films and corporate films in US and Singapore. Currently he has completed a Tamil film script and in talks for producing it. Only 6 students per class, allotted on first cum first served basis. The fee is Rs.10,000 only. This can be transferred by online to a bank account to register your seat. Please send an e-mail to if you wish to join so we can send you bank account details. Call 91-9952099040 for more details and for registration. ============================================ TESTIMONIALS FOR SCRIPT WRITING Sam has been a wonderful mentor. He always showed the patience to understand what I wanted to write and guided/corrected me in the best possible way. One amazing thing about him is his spontaneous reply to any query you have related to screen writing. His experience speaks for him. Whenever I was in confusion, his opinions and suggestions provided clarity in my thoughts I was able to move ahead with my story in the way I dreamt of. - Rohit Paul, 2016 “I got good coaching, patience, respect and lots of encouragement at Sam Kumar’s Script Writing Class. I am glad to inform that under his able guidance I have completed my first Movie script” – Renu Sekar, English Teacher at VETA. 2013 “ Using his methods, I was able to bring my imagination and life experience and completed my first screen play for a Tamil feature film, within two months of the Script Writing course by Mr. Sam Kumar. He explained the techniques of writing screen plays in a simple manner that can be understood even by an absolute beginner like myself. His sincerity and encouragement helped me to start writing script. I have started my second screen play already” –Mr. Kulasekaran, Retired Central Government Officer, Chennai. 2013 “Your teaching method and how you thought us about script writing and script format was excellent. Because of your teaching I have written many short film scripts and have done a few feature film scripts.” – Rajesh, writer. 2013 “I am really glad that I attended your Script Writing class. It was simply superb. I think people who want to write movie scripts just follow the teaching methods you provided in the class. Nothing else is required. Thanks a lot for providing the wonderful training.” – P. Prabhu, Sept 2014 “I found your workshop on script writing (Online-class), very much central to my requirements. I was able to craft an outline, understand plot points, and follow the three act structure effectively, and conceive the final story. I wish your workshop continued success… Kalyan(Bangalore) Senior Manager, Information Systems. 2014


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14/65, Tirumalai Pillai Road, Dharmapuram, T.Nagar, opp Vidyodaya school,, MIRAGE INSTITUTE of Film making and Photography - 600017

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