Network

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit."  Synopsis source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

Main Character Resolve: Change
Max changes his essential nature while attempting to solve the story's problem.

Main Character Growth: Stop
regarding Max, the audience is waiting for something to stop.

Main Character Approach: Be-er
Max prefers a mental solution to his problem.

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Holistic
Max uses holistic problem-solving techniques.

Story Driver: Decision
In terms of the overall plot, decisions force actions to be taken.

Story Limit: Optionlock
The story climax occurs because all options have been exhausted.

Story Outcome: Success
In terms of the overall plot, the original goal is achieved.

Story Judgment: Bad
Max ultimately fails in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Make UBS the Top Network

Overall Story Throughline: Psychology
Overall Story Concern: Becoming
Overall Story Issue: Responsibility vs. Commitment
Overall Story Problem: Control
Overall Story Solution: Uncontrolled
Overall Story Symptom: Conscience
Overall Story Response: Temptation
Overall Story Catalyst: Commitment
Overall Story Inhibitor: Morality
Overall Story Benchmark: Conceiving
Overall Story Signpost 1: Conceiving
Overall Story Signpost 2: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Signpost 3: Being
Overall Story Signpost 4: Becoming

Main Character Throughline

Max

Main Character Throughline: Mind
Main Character Concern: Subconscious
Main Character Issue: Hope vs. Dream
Main Character Problem: Control
Main Character Solution: Uncontrolled
Main Character Symptom: Logic
Main Character Response: Feeling
Main Character Unique Ability: Hope
Main Character Critical Flaw: Choice
Main Character Benchmark: Conscious
Main Character Signpost 1: Memory
Main Character Signpost 2: Preconscious
Main Character Signpost 3: Subconscious
Main Character Signpost 4: Conscious

Influence Character Throughline

Diana

Influence Character Throughline: Universe
Influence Character Concern: Future
Influence Character Issue: Delay vs. Choice
Influence Character Problem: Logic
Influence Character Solution: Feeling
Influence Character Symptom: Conscience
Influence Character Response: Temptation
Influence Character Unique Ability: Delay
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Dream
Influence Character Benchmark: Present
Influence Character Signpost 1: Present
Influence Character Signpost 2: Progress
Influence Character Signpost 3: Future
Influence Character Signpost 4: Past

Relationship Story Throughline

Office Affair

Relationship Story Throughline: Physics
Relationship Story Concern: Obtaining
Relationship Story Issue: Morality vs. Self-Interest
Relationship Story Problem: Faith
Relationship Story Solution: Disbelief
Relationship Story Symptom: Conscience
Relationship Story Response: Temptation
Relationship Story Catalyst: Self-Interest
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Responsibility
Relationship Story Benchmark: Learning
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Understanding
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Doing
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Obtaining
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Learning

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

Overall Story Goal: Becoming
Overall Story Consequence: Obtaining
Overall Story Cost: Future
Overall Story Dividend: Subconscious
Overall Story Requirements: Conceiving
Overall Story Prerequisites: Learning
Overall Story Preconditions: Present
Overall Story Forewarnings: Conscious

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

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