The Producers

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "Producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom make money by producing a sure-fire flop."  Synopsis Source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

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

Main Character Growth: Start
regarding Leo, the audience is waiting for something to start.

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

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Holistic
Leo 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: Failure
In terms of the overall plot, the original goal is not achieved.

Story Judgment: Good
Leo ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Broadway Producers want to produce a FLOP

Overall Story Throughline: Physics
Overall Story Concern: Doing
Overall Story Issue: Experience vs. Skill
Overall Story Problem: Accurate
Overall Story Solution: Non-Accurate
Overall Story Symptom: Determination
Overall Story Response: Expectation
Overall Story Catalyst: Skill
Overall Story Inhibitor: Desire
Overall Story Benchmark: Understanding
Overall Story Signpost 1: Doing
Overall Story Signpost 2: Learning
Overall Story Signpost 3: Obtaining
Overall Story Signpost 4: Understanding

Main Character Throughline

Leo

Main Character Throughline: Universe
Main Character Concern: Progress
Main Character Issue: Threat vs. Security
Main Character Problem: Theory
Main Character Solution: Hunch
Main Character Symptom: Determination
Main Character Response: Expectation
Main Character Unique Ability: Security
Main Character Critical Flaw: Worry
Main Character Benchmark: Past
Main Character Signpost 1: Memory
Main Character Signpost 2: Preconscious
Main Character Signpost 3: Subconscious
Main Character Signpost 4: Conscious

Influence Character Throughline

Max

Influence Character Throughline: Mind
Influence Character Concern: Preconscious
Influence Character Issue: Worry vs. Confidence
Influence Character Problem: Accurate
Influence Character Solution: Non-Accurate
Influence Character Symptom: Process
Influence Character Response: Result
Influence Character Unique Ability: Confidence
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Threat
Influence Character Benchmark: Memory
Influence Character Signpost 1: Past
Influence Character Signpost 2: Progress
Influence Character Signpost 3: Future
Influence Character Signpost 4: Present

Relationship Story Throughline

Partners in Crime

Relationship Story Throughline: Psychology
Relationship Story Concern: Being
Relationship Story Issue: Desire vs. Ability
Relationship Story Problem: Accurate
Relationship Story Solution: Non-Accurate
Relationship Story Symptom: Cause
Relationship Story Response: Effect
Relationship Story Catalyst: Ability
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Experience
Relationship Story Benchmark: Conceptualizing
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Conceptualizing
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Being
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Becoming
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Conceiving

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

Overall Story Goal: Doing
Overall Story Consequence: Being
Overall Story Cost: Progress
Overall Story Dividend: Preconscious
Overall Story Requirements: Understanding
Overall Story Prerequisites: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Preconditions: Past
Overall Story Forewarnings: Memory

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

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