THE NEW BLANK PAGE: Telling Stories in a Post-Covid World 

June 05, 2020 (Friday)  |  5:00 PM – 6:30 PM   

As the entertainment industry gears up for a major change in a post-COVID 19 scenario, Screenwriters Association (SWA), India, takes a look at the new possibilities – and complications – of being a storyteller in such times – both from a screenwriter and producer’s perspective. 

Join us for a special webinar discussion.



Raj Nidimoru (of Raj and DK) is a film director, producer and writer. Together with Krishna DK, they are known for their quirky film making and unique sense of style and humour. Their list of popular and acclaimed works include Stree, Shor in the City, Go Goa Gone, and The Family Man.


Jyoti Kapoor is a screenwriter known for her work in films like Good NewwzBadhaai HoDaawat-e-IshqKaccha Limboo, and Left, Right, Left (TV show). She has several years of screenwriting experience which includes writing for TV and films alike. 


Abhijeet Deshpande is a writer, actor and director known for his works in Hindi and Marathi cinema. Some of his popular works include Mee Shivajiraje Bhosale BoltoyShaitanShootout at WadalaWazirNatsamratBreathe (Amazon Original web series)and Ani… Dr Kashinath Ghanekar (which he directed too). 


Rucha Pathak has very recently joined Excel Entertainment Pvt Ltd as a Producer. Her past roles include being the Chief Creative Officer at Fox Star Studios. She was also instrumental in building the UTV Spotboy brand which was a frontrunner of cutting-edge and path-breaking cinema. Some of the well-known movies she has been a part of include Barfi, Neerja, Paan Singh Tomar, No One Killed Jessica – to name a few. 



Debashish Irengbam is a Mumbai-based scriptwriter and novelist. He has written episodes for popular TV shows such as Adaalat, Dil Dostii Dance, Gumrah, to name a few. He is also the author of three novels – Me, Mia, Multiple, Charlie Next Door, Tune for the Dead (co-authored) published by HarperCollins Publishers India.



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  1. This is a free webinar open to ALL SWA members and non-Members.
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