Script Writer

Script Writer

Location: Dehradun, India (Relocation required)
Experience: 10 years
Age Range: N/A
Salary Range: INR 22,000 – 30,000
Company: Studio Underground

About Us:

Studio Underground is the pulse of national-level film production, specializing in TV spots, documentaries, and narrative films. As a government film production agency, we take pride in our creative endeavors that captivate audiences nationwide.

Position Overview:

The Scriptwriter holds the pivotal responsibility of crafting and refining scripts across various media formats. This multifaceted role entails the development of compelling plots, authentic characters, and engaging dialogue to meet project requirements. Proficiency in Hindi typing and adherence to Hindi script writing norms are mandatory. The Scriptwriter collaborates closely with producers, script editors, and other stakeholders to ensure the final script aligns with established standards and objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Writing and revising scripts as needed, undergoing multiple iterations to reach the final agreed version.
  • Developing believable plots and characters that resonate with the audience, showcasing a thorough understanding of storytelling techniques.
  • Demonstrating proficiency in Hindi typing and adhering to norms of Hindi script writing.
  • Soliciting feedback on the first draft of work from producers or script editors to enhance script quality and effectiveness.
  • Conducting comprehensive research to gather background material and ensure narrative authenticity.
  • Formatting the screenplay according to agreed-upon standards and project specifications.
  • Generating innovative themes and ideas to enrich the narrative and captivate viewers.
  • Crafting concise summaries of ideas and effectively pitching them to producers or development executives for approval.

Main Skills:

  • Proficiency in Hindi typing and adherence to Hindi script writing norms.
  • Knowledge of current affairs to infuse contemporary relevance into scripts.
  • Mastery of story narration techniques to deliver engaging and impactful narratives.
  • Experience in Documentary, TV spots, and Advertisements scripting.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Film Studies, Creative Writing, Hindi Literature, or a related field (preferred).
  • Proven experience as a scriptwriter or similar role, with a track record of successful projects.
  • Excellent storytelling abilities and a keen understanding of narrative structure and pacing.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively convey creative concepts and ideas.
  • Familiarity with scriptwriting software and tools.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Creative problem-solving skills and adaptability to incorporate feedback and evolve ideas accordingly.
  • The Scriptwriter plays a pivotal role in shaping narratives that resonate with audiences, leveraging their expertise in storytelling, Hindi language proficiency, and knowledge of current affairs. This position requires a blend of creativity, technical proficiency, and cultural sensitivity to deliver compelling scripts that captivate viewers.

*Note – Freelancers can apply*

Job Category: scriptwriter
Job Type: Freelance
Job Location: Dehradun

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