Development Program
ISFI has an ongoing script development program. If you have an idea for a script, contact ISFI. Send in a three page synopsis concerning your story. Here some useful guidelines when writing a synopsis:
  • What is the theme of your story?
  • Who is your main character?
  • Who is telling the story?
  • Which is the carrying conflict? A story without a conflict is like an engine without fuel.
  • When does your story start and end? Your story doesn’t only live while you tell it, there is a context before and after, you select the section you want to tell.
  • Why does this story need to be told?
  • Ask yourself why YOU want to tell this story.
  • Which is the natural story? A natural story could be a birthday party or a hunger year. There may be more than one natural story.
  • What is the setting of the story?
  • Where does your story take place? Setting and natural story can be close to each other.
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