Arvon at Home Masterclass: Creating the fictional screenplay from factual stories
Zoom masterclass with Tina Gharavi
Born in Tehran, Gharavi is a BAFTA and Sundance-nominated writer/director and showrunner, focused on delivering authentic stories lensed with an impeccably wrought perspective. Having worked in war zones and in guerrilla filmmaking, Gharavi marries her indomitable spirit with a distinct talent to deliver performances and manage beautifully observed stories. Gharavi is also an academic, teaching filmmaking around the world, and was awarded an MIT Fellowship. She was elected to the BAFTA Academy in 2017, is represented by Independent Talent in the UK and Gersh in Los Angeles, her two home bases. Her debut feature, I Am Nasrine, was nominated for a BAFTA, she has recently completed principal photography on her second feature film, A Beirut Love Story. Her next film, a feature documentary, Tribalism is Killing Us resulted from visiting Angola State Prison, a film about difference and othering is due out in 2021 and she’s a showrunner, engaged on her first TV series, Refurinn/The Fox, an Icelandic detective noir with an intriguing twist.
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PART ONE: Documentary or Research Exercise for Screenwriters
Using a still camera and or a tape recorder (or video recorder), follow…
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‘To make a great movie, you need just three things: a great script, a great script, and a great script.’ –…