BIBLE FORMULA FOR ISA LISTENERS

by on Nov.07, 2015, under Motivation, Personal tips

BIBLE FORMULA

 

  • The Title of your Pilot – Give a brief paragraph describing your pilot.
  • Log line for your Series
  • Log line for your pilot (summary of the A story)
  • The Show – Describe your pilot in a page of detail.
  • The Format – Describe what your show will be. Is it an action/adventure show? Is it a character drama? Is it a police procedural? Is it a medical or legal show? Is there humor? What will the balance of story be in each episode? For example, if you’re writing a legal show, will it be more about the case or more about the personal?
  • The Philosophy – Go into a deeper explanation of your concept and what your audience can expect from it.
  • The Characters – Write a paragraph or up to a page on each character.
  • Supporting Characters – Write a brief paragraph for each supporting/recurring role.
  • The On-Going Sets – Write down what your regular sets/locations will be. Where will the majority of story take place?
  • The Pilot Story – Write a longer description/overview of the pilot story.
  • Future Story Arcs – Write a line about the “A” and the “B” story for your first 13 episodes.
  • Overview – Give an overview of your series arcs for seasons 1, 2 and 3

2 Comments for this entry

  • David

    Jen, great interview over at ISA! And, I really appreciate the info here! All is good. Dave

  • Jennifer

    David,

    Thank you so much for your post. I am GRATEFUL.

    Wishing you a beautiful holiday season!

    Bliss,
    Jen

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