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Hey there!

Got a Story Outline or Script that's looking a bit... meh?

Feeling like it's missing that wow factor, with characters who just aren't cutting it and a plot that's about as coherent as a squirrel on roller skates?

No worries, my friend! We're here to work some storytelling magic and turn that mess into a masterpiece. Let's roll up our sleeves and get to fixing!

Story Diagnosis Session - Evaluating and Enhancing Your Movie Script

Diagnose Your Storytelling Craft

Welcome to iJOT Story Consulting, where we're dedicated to helping filmmakers elevate their storytelling craft to new heights. Our "Diagnose Your Storytelling Craft" service offering is designed to conduct an in-depth analysis of your existing movie script, providing actionable insights and recommendations for improvement.

Who this Co-creation Session is for

This "Diagnose Your Storytelling Craft" Co-creation Session is for filmmakers who understand that the vslue of storytelling lies in creative collaborations. Specifically designed for producers, directors, and scriptwriters, this session offers a platform for active and dynamic collaboration, where ideas are reverse engineered, and transformed into compelling narratives.

If you're a filmmaker who values the power of storytelling to captivate audiences and drive meaningful engagement, this session is for you. Whether you're a seasoned industry veteran or a rising star, our co-creation session provides the perfect opportunity to harness the collective expertise of producers, directors, and scriptwriters to craft stories that are believable, emotionally resonant, intellectually stimulating, relevant, and deeply meaningful.

By bringing together the key players in the filmmaking process, we ensure that every aspect of the story – from concept to character development, plot structure to thematic resonance – is carefully crafted and honed to perfection. With active creative collaboration at the forefront, we empower filmmakers to break into new realms of storytelling, forging narratives that leave a lasting impact on audiences worldwide.

So, if you're ready to embark on a journey of creative discovery and innovation of an existing outline or script, join us for the Dignise Your Storytelling Craft Co-creation Session and unlock the full potential of your Story Idea with your storytelling prowess.


Conduct an in-depth story diagnosis to analyze the strengths and weaknesses of an existing movie script, providing findings and actionable recommendations for improvement.


Two-day intensive Cocreation Session (12 hours)


Session Structure:

Day 1:


  • 1. Introduction (1 hour):

    • Welcome and Overview: Set the stage for the story diagnosis process.

    • Importance of Story Diagnosis: Discuss how a thorough analysis can enhance storytelling and audience engagement.


  • 2. Understanding Story Elements (1 hour):

    • Elements of a Strong Narrative: Break down essential components, including premise, character arcs, plot structure, and thematic coherence.

    • Introduction to Story Beats: Explore the significance of key plot points and character developments.


  • 3. Script Analysis Framework (2 hours):

    • Beat by beat breakdown of the script

    • Establishing Criteria: Define the criteria for evaluating the script, considering narrative flow, character motivations, and thematic consistency.

    • Case Study Discussion: Analyze excerpts from successful scripts as examples.


Day 2:


  • 4. In-Depth Script Analysis (2 hours):

    • Individual Reading Session: Participants read the provided script individually.

    • Group Discussion: Facilitate a comprehensive discussion on the script, focusing on identified strengths and weaknesses.


  • 5. Breakout Analysis Teams (60 minutes):

    • Form small groups to delve deeper into specific aspects of the script, such as character development, pacing, or dialogue.


  • 6. Recommendations and Enhancements (2 hours):

    • Group Presentation: Each breakout team presents their findings and recommendations.

    • Facilitated Discussion: Engage participants in a constructive discussion about potential improvements and alternatives.

    • Develop a Refined Story Outline


  • 7. Actionable Feedback Session (30 minutes):

    • Facilitated Q&A: Allow participants to seek clarification on specific feedback and recommendations.

    • Provide Additional Insights: Share additional insights on common pitfalls and best practices.


  • 8. Closing Remarks (30 minutes):

    • Recap of Key Findings: Summarize the main findings from the story diagnosis.

    • Encouragement for Revision: Emphasize the positive aspects and encourage participants to view revisions as opportunities for growth.




  • We will provide participants with a detailed report summarizing the findings and recommendations from the story diagnosis.

  • Offer resources and templates for effective script revision.

  • With our "Diagnose Your Storytelling Craft" session, you'll gain valuable insights and actionable recommendations to take your script to the next level. Let's unlock the full potential of your storytelling together!

Note: You must provide a beat-by beat script breakdown of your script a week ahead of our Co-creation Session. The timing and depth of analysis will be adjusted based on the complexity of the script and the preferences of the participants. We will foster an environment that encourages constructive criticism and collaborative problem-solving.

Let's Co-create Together...

The entire Co-creation Session will be held via a ZOOM Meeting


$850 for one person

We cap the maximum number of participants in each Co-creation Session to 5 people to maximize its effectiveness.


iJOT Story Consulting agrees to hold all Confidential Information in strict confidence and not to disclose or reveal any Confidential Information to any third party without the prior written consent of the Disclosing Party. iJOT Story Consulting shall only use the Confidential Information for the Purpose and shall take all necessary precautions to prevent unauthorized disclosure or use of the Confidential Information. Confidential Information may include, but is not limited to, Story Idea and its purpose, MVSO derived from the idea, business plans, financial information, trade secrets, know-how, technical information, and any other proprietary or sensitive information related to the Purpose, which is to develop the Story Idea into a MVSO delivery to the Disclosing Party.



Boston, MA



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