MASTERING CHARACTER ARCS
IMMERSIVE MENTORING PROGRAM
A Specialty Course in Screenwriting that details how to transform your character in your Screenplay.
A bundle of 18 hours of LIVE INTERACTIVE ONLINE Training Sessions through 3-Weekends PLUS Hands-On Exercises, Review & Feedback
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Medium of instruction: Instructions will be in English. Participants can apply the learnings across any language.
Week 01 Day-01: (3 hrs)
- The Bonding of Story and Plot
- Relevance of Characters in Story & Plot
- Aristotelian Traditions, – Monomyth & Genre
- Why we need Great Characters?
- Can we Structure Characters?
- Character Types in Story
Week 01 Day-02: (3 hrs)
- Theme from Characters?
- A definition of the character arc form exist?
- Character Arcs in Context
- Fundamental Fears -Motivate Characters
- Why Character Arcs -Transform Stories
- Character’s Arc function in cinematic narrative
- How Characters change
Week 02 Day-03: (3 hrs)
-Character’s Choice vs – Character’s Goal
-Changes according to – Types of Characters
-Suggested changes of – Character Arc
-Character reaction Patterns
-The Moral Choice and Denouement
-New Definition of the Character Arc
Week 02 Day-04: (3 Hrs)
-Deciding Your Character’s Arc
-Character’s Arc, a Subplot?
-Impact Character? -Why Every Story Need One?
-Minor Characters Have Arcs?
-Rewards and Punishments for Change?
-Your Story Has No Character Arc?
-Character Arc in a Series?
Week 03 Day-05: (3 Hrs)
-The Five Major Character Arcs – Overview
-The Positive Change -Arc: Hands On Exercise
-The Lie Your Character Believes
-Wants vs Needs
-Ghost, Moment, Normal World
-The Three Acts and Plot-points
-The Climax & Resolution
-The Flat Arc: Hands On Exercise
-The First Act
-The Second Act
-The Third Act
Week 03 Day-06: (3 Hrs)
- The Negative Change Arc: Hands On Exercise
- The First Act
- The Second Act
- The Third Act
- Reviewing the Arcs
SAB JOHN EDATHATTIL
Sab John Edathattil is an Indian screenwriter and filmmaker, who has penned scripts for some very critically acclaimed films in Malayalam and Tamil.
Screenwriter: Chanakyan, Guna, Jilunnu Oru Kadhal and many more...