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Film Direction Course in Chennai

Script Writing

At ZEFT Film School in Chennai, we conduct weekend scriptwriting courses for aspiring students that are regularly employed but want to enter the movie/TV/commercial scriptwriting filed. We teach them to write scripts in the movie/TV/commercial media formats.

The course is a short-term one conducted over …. Weekends and covers a wide range of topics. Class timings
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Students are made to understand all aspects of filmmaking which leads the students to comprehend why the script of the story should be written in a specific format.

  • Writing Basics
  • Techniques of Scriptwriting
  • Story-telling and Presentation Skills
  • Analysis of FIlms
  • Creation of Characters
  • Screenplay Structure
  • Marketing
  • Networking Skills


This weekend course for Film Direction at ZEFT Film School in Chennai meant for students who are aspiring to become cinema directors but hold a regular employment. The course is handled by expert directors from the film industry. The course encompasses all aspects of filmmaking such as scriptwriting, editing, cinematography, sound engineering and the role of the cinema director therein.

The course is a short-term one conducted over …. Weekends and covers a wide range of topics. Class timings
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

This Film Direction weekend course at ZEFT Film School in Chennai has been designed to meet the requirements of those that work on regular employment but want to make an entry into the film industry. The students are trained with the help of workshops, Master Classes/Lectures handled by industry experts, and visit shooting sites.

  • Appreciation of Films
  • Types of Narrations
  • Blocking, Staging, and Shooting Techniques
  • Film Making – Pre- to Post-production Stages
  • Collaboration – Actors, Crew & Unit Members
  • Exposure to Cinematography, Editing, Scriptwriting, Production Management, Sound Design
  • Marketing

Why study Script writing and Direction course with us

AT ZEFT Film School Chennai, we teach you the exact methods how modern filmmakers make feature films. We are equipped with the latest video cameras, editing software, lights and the best lecture class rooms with all the latest equipment.

We include practical lessons when teaching scriptwriting and film direction to the students. We provide insights into both the creative and business aspects of scriptwriting and direction of movies. We allow the students to meet industry experts by attending shoots and organizing expert lectures on various topics.

The full feature film project at the end of the course gives the students a fair idea as to what is required to get ahead in the scriptwriting and direction businesses.

Our Faculties & Guest Faculties

R. Amarendran

Theatre Director & Actor

Vijay Armstrong


John Edathattil

Screenwriter | Story Coach | Scenario Planning Consultant

Santosh Nambirajan

Cinematographer & Actor


Director, Actor & Writer

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ZEFT Film School

335A, Ram Nagar South Extn, 13th Street, Ramnagar South, Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600091

Contact info

Phone: 97905 57222

Email: admissions@zeft.in



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