In this module, we will look at how to write a web series, and what are the requirements in terms of concept, character and structure. Please note that this is not a fully fledged screenwriting course, but we will emphasise those aspects of web series writing that are unique to the format.


Structure is of the utmost important in any screen story. Even if you've got the comedic angle down pat, here is another hurdle you must not underestimate. Let's see why series with poor structure have failed.


Because dialogue is cheaper to shoot than action, most web series are heavily dialogue driven. To stand out, your characters' lines must be excellent. But what exactly does 'excellent' mean in this context?

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