Weekend Foundation Course in Screenplay Writing, Pune


Weekend Foundation Course in Screenplay Writing

Dates: 5th January – 16th March 2019 (20 days, only on Saturdays & Sundays)
Maximum no. of participants: 14
Educational Qualification: Graduate Degree in any discipline
Fees: Rs 30,000/-. (Course Fees is inclusive of GST) per participant
Timings: 10 am to 5 pm
Venue: FTII Campus, Law College Road, Pune

Concept Note: Screenplays are the first step in the Filmmaking process. But where do screenplays start? How does an idea take form and evolve into a story? What makes a good story? How do we go about telling it in cinematic language?

This course will take you through this entire process of Idea to Story to Screenplay. Writing a story is a more intuitive process. Whereas, writing a screenplay is a blend of both art and craft. In this short course we will introduce you to the fundamentals of screenwriting.

The deliverables for the course being a short film (story and screenplay) and a story for a feature film idea.
How to apply: Take a print-out of application form, fill all the details along with Writing details (with write ups on all 3 points mentioned), attach copy of Degree certificate and a valid Demand Draft of Rs 30,000/- drawn in favour of “Accounts Officer, Film & TV Institute of India, Pune”, payable at Pune, and deliver it in person or by Speed post/ Courier to,

Advisor Outreach,
Film & Television Institute of India,
Law College Road,
Pune 411 004
so as to reach on or before 26th November 2018 by 5 pm.”

On the left corner of the envelope, please write, “Application for Weekend Foundation Course in Screenplay Writing”. Incomplete applications or applications received without demand draft or without Writing details (with write ups on all 3 points mentioned) or received after due date & time will be summarily rejected.

Medium of Instructions: English – Hindi.

Selection criteria: All the applications will be presented to course screening committee. The screening committee will select the participants based on the merit of writing details submitted along with the application. All the shortlisted candidates would be communicated by email. Once admission is offered, the same cannot be cancelled. Course fees of all short listed candidates will not refunded whatever the circumstances. Demand Draft of all non – short listed candidates would be returned within 10 days from the date of commencement of the course.

Certificates: Participants would be given certificate on successful completion of the course subject to minimum 90% attendance.

Queries: For any queries please contact

Shri Milind Joshi (09423889494, ftiioutreach@gmail.com)

Application Form