Do you want to write a feature film screenplay? But are you being held back from fulfilling your dreams because of under-confidence / lack of guidance / that old bane of writers – procrastination? Join our Feature Film Screenplay workshop in which you write a Feature Film Screenplay with the guidance of Rajashree, a National Award-winning filmmaker and bestselling novelist who has taught at the Film & Television Institute of India, Poona, and the best film schools in Bombay.(For Details, Call 9769449556 ).
Highlights of the Course:
# Convenient location – Andheri West.
# Sunday classes over 4 months, so you can pursue your dreams without forsaking the responsibilities of your work or studies.
# Practical-oriented workshop, like a script lab. Each student’s work would be discussed in class. You can write at home and then read out your work in interactive sessions where you receive feedback as well as suggestions.
# Masterclasses by:
* Robin Bhatt (Filmfare Award-Winner; Writer, Baazigar, Chennai Express, Krissh 3)
* Sanjay Gadhvi (Director, Dhoom & Dhoom 2)
* Piyush Mishra (Actor & Lyricist, Gangs of Wasseypur; Writer, Ghajini)
* Mayur Puri (Writer, Happy New Year, Om Shanti Om; Lyricist, Bajrangi Bhaijaan)
* Sudhir Mishra (National & Filmfare Award-Winner; Writer, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron; Director, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, Yeh Saali Zindagi)
* Sanjay Chhel (Writer, Rangeela, Partner; Writer-Director, Khoobsurat)
* Ashok Purang (Creative Producer, Filmistan)
* Paromita Vohra (Screenwriter, Khamosh Pani, Columnist & Documentary Filmmaker)
* Manisha Korde (Screenwriter – Hindi, Malamal Weekly, Bhool Bhuliayya; Screenwriter – Marathi, Shutter)
* Jyothi Kapur Das (Former Creative Head, Viacom 18 Motion Pictures & Endemol-India; Creative Head, Queen, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Kahaani)
# Minimum qualification: a sincere desire and a commitment to writing a feature film screenplay as a part of the workshop. It is preferable if the students who want to join have done a course in screenplay-writing/ direction OR know the basics of scriptwriting.
# If you want to brush up your knowledge about the basic concepts of scriptwriting, you are welcome to attend Rajashree’s short-term weekend scriptwriting workshop free of cost, after joining this workshop.
# You can join with just a concept for a feature film or even a draft of a screenplay which you would like to rework as a part of the workshop.
# The screenplay which you write here would be your property.
# You would have an opportunity to pitch your screenplay to leading production houses who are looking for feature film screenplays at the Frame Ur Idea pitching event, at the prestigious FICCI-FRAMES, at the end of March, 2016. The students of our workshop would be given a special 50% discount on the registration fees for this pitching event. At Frame Ur Idea 2015, Dharma Productions, Disney India Studios, Excel Entertainment, Sikhya Entertainment, Phantom Films, ROMP pictures and Endemol met screenwriters.
# In addition to this pitching event, you would also get an opportunity for your screenplay to be considered by production houses like Dar Motion Pictures, the producers of Lunchbox and Ugly.
# Certificate on the successful completion of the workshop.
# Placement Partners: Bananabandy, who power Media Jobs Daily..
# Reasonable fees: Rs 29,900 (all-inclusive). Up to 12 EMIs through Credit Cards / Post-Dated Cheques.
# Discount of Rs 1,500 for FWA members.
# In order to encourage those students who are not FWA members to join the association, Rs 1500 would be reimbursed to the students who join the FWAwithin two weeks of joining our Feature Film Screenplay Workshop. (The admission fees for fellow members are Rs 2657, while the yearly subscription fees are Rs 127.) This is because we believe that it’s very important for screenwriters to be members of the Film Writers Association, so that they can register their work and protect it.
# Join with your friend, & get a discount of Rs 2,500 each.
# You can register online on https://in.explara.com/e/film/checkout You are also welcome to register in person. Please call us on 09769449556.
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+++ In addition to this Feature Film Screenplay Workshop, we are also organizing a special new batch of our 4-month Film & TV Script + Direction Course on Sundays in Andheri (W) designed by Rajashree..This certificate course is very popular because of the great teachers (National & Filmfare Award-Winners), the reasonable fees (Rs 19,900, all-inclusive) and the students getting a lot of hands-on practical experience, including making a short film.. Many student films made as a part of this course have been screened at the prestigious International Film Festival of India, Goa. We have tied up with Humaramovie, which is an extremely popular platform for short films, having more than a million views per month. The students will get certificates signed by Humaramovie and Rajashree. Bananabandy, who are our Placement Partners, will help our students get jobs after they have completed our course. Please visit http://tinyurl.com/film-tv-courses for more details about our 4-month Film & TV Script + Direction Course on Sundays in Andheri (W) +++
+++ The timings of the two workshops is such that it is possible for students to attend both the FILM & TV SCRIPT + DIRECTION COURSE and the FEATURE FILM SCREENPLAY WORKSHOP at the same time. There would be a discount of Rs. 5,000 for the students who are attending both our workshops at the same time.+++
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*** “Rajashree is a teacher par excellence. She can make the most difficult topics comprehensible. She is very patient and understanding, yet strict.” – Complete Television Magazine ***
*** “Fulfill your celluloid dreams, every Sunday… Did you harbour a dream of becoming a filmmaker, but end up pursuing an entirely different profession? Are you one of those who buried their dreams, while trying to realise more pressing responsibilities? There might be good news in store, for such readers… sign up for a Sundays-only course conducted by National Award-winning filmmaker, Rajashree.” – MID DAY, Mumbai Newspaper ***
*** “Rajashree taught me how to create 3-dimensional characters, structure the plot, and direct actors, which helped me tremendously when I was writing and directing my movie.” Rakesh Mehta, Rajashree’s ex-student, whose debut feature film, ‘Khuda Kushi’ has won 3 international awards. ***
*** “”To me, Rajashree is like the energy drink Red Bull! She motivates you to spring into action and pushes you to deliver beyond your limits. Without her encouragement, I dont think I would have been able to transform my idea into a screenplay. And with her encouragement came the right dose of constructive criticism. Also, it was of great help to share and brainstorm ideas in the presence of other students and see where your idea stands. It is a relief to see so many people sailing in the same boat as you are and trying to get better and getting there. I was actually groping in the dark when Rajashree came as a ray of hope…” – Priya Saraiya, Rajashree’s ex-student. ***
*** “This programme gave me the mechanics of writing for features, along with the confidence. But what Rajashree really did was crack the whip, pushing us constantly to keep writing and keep exploring. The lively discussions were the best part of this programme.” – Satish Desa, Rajashree’s ex-student. ***
*** “The next best thing to a course at FTII.” – Bharati Hemmady, Rajashree’s ex-student. ***
Note: 1. While the esteemed professionals mentioned above have agreed to conduct guest lectures for this batch, the above list is subject to change and depends on the guest faculty’s availability on the specific dates of the lectures. 2. The masterclasses would be joint sessions attended by the students of both the Feature Film Screenplay Workshop and the Film & TV Script + Direction Course. 3. It’s the students’ responsibility to protect their work by registering it with the FWA (or the copyright office in Delhi). The organisers will not be responsible for copyright infringements, if any, that happen during the workshop.
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