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Bandra West, Mumbai

Course ID: 22310

Bandra West, Mumbai

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About the Course

FIRST DRAFT’s curriculum helps you to start from scratch, takes you through the holistic journey of story-telling, right from understanding where & how the art of storytelling began ie History of story-telling, to developing a ready-to-pitch script. Right from finding a Seed Idea, to developing a logline, premise & controlling idea, Character Development, Conflict, understanding genres, Resolution and Climax, defining of content & form, building a story design & thereby helping them understand the principles and the process that is required to convert a story into a script. Each batch comprises of no more than 10 students which enables personalised attention. A well researched, structured 3 month program consisting of 3 sessions per week, each session duration of 2 hours (totalling 36 sessions)

Topics Covered

1. Definition & History of Story
2. Seed Idea
3. Genres
4. Logline
5. Premise & Controlling idea
6. Story elements, Definition of Content, form
7. Defining Wants and Motivations
8. Understanding Screenplays
9. Screenplay Terminology
10.Animation Process
11. The Script Process
12. Stanislavsky System
13. The Hero’s journey (proactive Protagonists)
14. Building great, believable characters
15. Differentiating Live-action & Animation scripts
16. Scripting format, Introduction to CELTX
17. Devices: Expositions
18. Devices: Foreshadowing, Set up & Pay off
19. Writing Dialogues & Sub-text
20. Understanding film language & grammar
21. Cinematic nuances (Dramatic premise)
22. Create My First Draft of a short film

Who should attend

For anyone with passion & creativity, FIRST DRAFT, does not require you to have any prior exposure or background related to writing
Age: 18+ years


No pre-requisites.

What you need to bring

Notebook, Pen

Key Takeaways

A ready-to-pitch script
A certificate

Date and Time

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About the Trainer

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Kireet Khurana

A High-Honours graduate,Sheridan College, Canada

A High-Honours graduate from Sheridan College, Canada in a 3-year film-making course, Kireet has won 5 President's National Awards, 3 Int'l Awards & 20 assorted awards for his short films. He has also directed 400+ ad films for leading brands and agencies.


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