Chennai International Workshop on Screenplay Writing
29th May to 3rd June, 2009
Padmashri Dr. Kamal Haasan
&
Indian Institute of Technology
Madras
Present
Chennai International
Workshop on Screenplay Writing
29th May to 3rd June 2009

In recognition of the critical importance of storytelling skills to filmmaking, Dr. Kamal Haasan and IIT Madras are organising a five-day workshop on screenwriting, where participants will gain substantial insights into the basic mechanics and aesthetics of this craft. The workshop will be followed by a one-day seminar on screenwriting today.


The workshop will take place in the IIT campus in Chennai and will be conducted by Shri K. Hariharan (Director, LV Prasad Film and TV Academy), Shri Atul Tiwari (professional screenwriter and playwright), and Shri Anjum Rajabali (professional screenwriter and Head of the screenwriting departments at FTII, Pune and Whistling Woods, Mumbai). Several screenwriters and filmmakers will also be invited as experts. Eminent guest lecturers, including Jean-Claude Carrierre and Gulzar, are also expected to interact with the participants.