Get Started On That Script - Learn The Basics Of Screenwriting In This Workshop With Anjum Rajabali!

By Yash Thakur. Posted on December 28, 2015

Anjum Rajabali, the acclaimed screenwriter of films like Drohkaal, Ghulam, The Legend of Bhagat Singh, ArakshanSatyagraha, and Raajneeti, will be conducting a workshop on screenwriting in Pune on January 9, 2016. Mr. Rajabali heads the Screenwriting department at Whistling Woods International Film School while also serving as a Honorary Head of Screenplay Writing at the Film and Television Institute of India.

He is also a leading figure in the Film Writers' Association (FWA) where he's been instrumental in negotiating a fair deal for film writers.

What's more, once you register, you stand a chance to win an original copy of Final Draft (screenwriting software) by participating in a contest, to be judged by Mr. Rajabali himself. Read below for more details:

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What Is It All About

The workshop is an excellent opportunity for aspiring writers to understand professional screenwriting and the power of storytelling from award-winning screenwriter Anjum Rajabali. The noted writer will cover, along with topics like elements of the screenplay: (Theme, Character, Plot, Structure, Scene Design, and Dialogue), the interplay of Plot and Character (through references to films and viewing a short film) and dialogue writing, the screenplay as a complete story experience. Students of film and television, along with cinema enthusiasts are will find this workshop exciting.

And if you are a Jamuura Brigade member you can get a 10% discount on the fees.


To be eligible for the Final Draft software copy, one must write a story of 300 words, after completing the registration. Here's how the story begins:

"A 20-year old medical student loses his family in communal riots. He then comes in contact with a radical religious organization..."


Registrations are accepted till the 9th January 2016, however send in your entries as soon as possible.

If you are a Jamuura Brigade member, then you can register here, for non-Jamuura members, click here.

Entry Fees

Professional : Rs.3,435 /-
Student : Rs.2,290 /-

Lunch & high tea is included in this fee.

Venue & Contact Details

The workshop will take place at Sumant Moolgaokar Auditorium, Ground Floor,  MCCIA Trade Tower, ICC Complex, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune. Between 9 AM to 5 PM.

Check out their Facebook page for more details.


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