SWA is supporting this 2-days comedy writing workshop (with aspecial 20% discount for SWA members).

About the workshop:

‘How to Write a Comedy Script?’ – A Workshop by AnuvabPal (supported by SWA)
William Shakespeare once said, comedy is tragedy plus time. But is it reallythat simple? What makes a scene or a script inherently comic? Is it tone,content, situation, absurdity, the opposite of what would happen in regularlife, all of these or none of these?

The workshop:
In a 2-day workshop, Anuvab Pal takes you through writing and buildingthe structure of comedy scripts, focusing on how to write a comic scene, andthe tools required/ differences to establish in building a comedy story asopposed to any other genre. Ultimately, as someone said, funny is funny, but inthe age of stand up comedy that’s very fashionable in India today, canthis be taught? Or is it just instinct? What’s the difference between writingcharacters and doing stand-up? Is being funny the same as writing funny? Comefind out.

The mentor:
Anuvab Pal according to The Times Of India is one of India’s top 10comedians and according to the NY Times, India’s Most Intelligent Stand-Up. Hebegan his career at The Comedy Store (now Canvas Laugh Club) in 2010 and hasdone sold out shows in 30 Indian cities and 11 countries around the world. Hisstand up special Alive At 40 is now on Amazon Prime. He is the screenwriter ofthe comedy films Loins Of Punjab Presents and The President Is Coming. Hislatest comedy series Going Viral is now streaming on Amazon Prime.

Date and Time:
24 & 25 Feb, 2018
10:30 AM – 5:30 PM (both days)

INR 5,000/- per person for the entire durationof the workshop.
(The price is inclusive of all taxes and lunch forboth days)
Discounted Price for SWA members: INR 4,000/-

The Bombay Art Society, 2 Floor, Opp. HotelRangsharda, Reclamation, Bandra West. Mumbai – 50

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