Subtext in C/o Kancharapalem

The subtext is rarely used in Telugu films nowadays and most films are depending on explicit narration. The subtext is the content underneath the dialogues and visuals. It is not easy to convey the thoughts and motives of the character through dialogues, so subtext is used in narration to convey it through action, art design, … Read more

An Introduction to Screenwriting (Part-4): Character Development

This is the fourth part of the series, an introduction to screenwriting. Click here for the first part, click here for the second part and click here for the third part. This part of the series deals with character development to complement the story structure. The character-driven scripts develop entirely based on character development and the plot-driven scripts have … Read more

An Introduction to Screenwriting (Part-3): Story Structure

This is the third part of the series on screenwriting. Click here for the first part of the series and click here for the second part. This part of the series deals with developing story structure. The story structure is the structural framework that underlies the order and manner of the narrative. Components of a Story Before diving … Read more

An Introduction to Screenwriting (Part-2)

This is the second part of the series ‘introduction to screenwriting’. Click here for the first part of the series. This part of the series deals with developing a basic storyline from the theme. The theme could be developed into a storyline using a sub-genre. Choosing a particular sub-genre depends upon the interest and research of … Read more

An Introduction to Screenwriting (Part-1)

Screenwriting is the art and craft of writing scripts for films. The greatest films, most memorable characters, breathtaking action sequences, and astonishing dialogues are all started at the desk of the writers. Screenwriting includes the research, development, and writing of scripts. The final scripts are delivered to the studios or production houses with screenplay and … Read more

Khaleja Movie Script Analysis

Khaleja is a 2010 Telugu action comedy film starring Mahesh Babu and Anushka Shetty in lead roles. Singanamala Ramesh produced the film and Trivikram Srinivas directed it. Khaleja Story A village soothsayer sends Siddappa in search of a man who could protect their village from an epidemic. Raju is a cab driver who ends up … Read more

Filmmaking for Beginners

Great movies are not made without great efforts. The general audience wouldn’t go beyond the remunerations, budgets, and collections to look into the efforts of the filmmakers and the technology required to make films. Whether you’re an aspiring filmmaker or just want to understand the process of filmmaking, the following guide provides insight into the … Read more

Indie films: The future of Telugu cinema

The Telugu cinema has churned out movies of almost all genres and the filmmakers eventually settled at a formula that is believed to give huge profits. The formula is to mix all genres and produce a film that has action, romance, drama, comedy, social message, etc. As such films have wholesome entertainment, they have a … Read more

Low Budget Filmmaking Tips and Tricks

The low budget films have more chances of getting unbelievable profits. While most indie projects have budget restraints, some intentionally reduce the budget for more profits or to make the project financially viable. The success rate of low-budget films is slim as most of them couldn’t even recover budgets. The rehashed stories, poor technical values, and amateur … Read more