Director Suseenthiran in an attempt to help the struggling assistant directors in the industry, has kickstarted an online filmmaking workshop. He will be conducting classes online for assistant directors and actors. For a cost of Rs 1000, he will conduct classes for 10 days.
In a statement, he wrote, "On this forthcoming June 14 th day of the year 2021 , In order for the benefit of those already working as assistant directors in film Industry, for those who strive to become future Assistant Directors, for those who are already performing as Actors, and for those who attempt to become Future Actors, We cheerfully announce the commencement of our Online Film Workshop. The foremost objective of conducting this workshop simultaneously for both Assistant Directors and Actors is, a Director should know the nuances of Acting. In parallel, an Actor should also know the role of the movie , role of the Story and role of the Director in the movie. Hence I gladly state that this is the main reason for conducting both workshops concurrently. I solemnly affirm that this workshop will definitely benefit the participant students in their pursuit. This workshop duration is 10 days. The timeline of this workshop is from 14-June-2021 to 25-June-2021. Both Saturday (19-June-2021) and Sunday (20-June-2021) in this duration will be holidays. The daily schedule of workshop is from 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm in the evening. The 11 th day of this workshop (26-June-2021) will be duly assigned for answering your questions. The fees for this online class is Rs.1000 only. We will be providing Course Certificate for all the participants of this online workshop. I will be giving first preference to those who hold these certificates in the Audition of Actors and Assistant Directors for my future films. With immense pleasure, I also cheerfully state that all the money collected by this online workshop will be donated to the Honorable Chief Minister of Tamilnadu’s Corona Relief Fund (sic)."