Kamal Haasan ready to teach you screenwriting

Wanna get the best lessons on screenwriting from your most favorite personality Kamal Haasan? Do you want to be one of the chosen 250 to attend a week-long master class by some of the best screenwriting teachers in the country? Well, then here’s that opportunity knocking at your doors.  Kamal Haasan, in association with Indian Institute of Technology, Madras presents a first-of-its-kind international workshop and seminar on screenwriting in South India. “It’s a strictly instructional event. Basic education is compulsory and candidates need to demonstrate their seriousness to get selected,” says the writer-filmmaker-actor.

The Chennai International Screenwriting Workshop to be held at the IIT-M campus between May 29 to June 3, 2009 will feature a few of the best screenwriters and filmmakers from around the world.

Veteran writer Jean Claude Carriere has confirmed his participation via video conference.

Mr. Kamal Haasan himself will join the discussions and don the role of faculty during the workshop and seminar.

The screenwriting workshop will be conducted by K.Hariharan, Director of the L.V. Prasad Film and TV Academy, Anjum Rajabali, Professional screenwriter and head of departments of screenwriting at Film and TV Institute, Pune and Whistling Woods, Mumbai and Atul Tiwari, Professional screenwriter and well known playwright.

Interested candidates can mail their resume, with their photographs along with a 200-word synopsis on their favorite film and a list of their 5-favorite films to

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