Visual Story Network

"Get My Story Started" webinar PART 1 of 3 was a success!

Part 1 was a great success. A BIG thanks to our presenter Brian Bird.  We had 20 participants join us in learning "How to Know You have a Good Story"

His main points were:

1. Do you have confirmation from at least TWO other people whose opinions you trust? Mommy and Uncle  Joe don't count.

2. Why are true stories better… as opposed to fictional stories?

3. Does your film have the WOW or GEE WHIZ FACTOR?

4 Does your protagonist have a STRONG character quest?

5. Does your story have the natural 3-ACT structure?

6. You should know your ending before your beginning.

7. Does your film have the "ROSEBUD"?

8. Does your story tell a Transcendent theme?

Here are the links to the recorded webinar (50 minutes).

*Notice that his introduction was cut off.

During the introduction he was telling us a little bit about his film World Vision "Jamaa"  and how he incorporated these points into this story.

Streaming recording link:(recommended)

Download recording link:  (requires a software download to play)

Here is a link to the powerpoint used within his webinar.


Part 2  "How to Entertain and Engage Spiritually"- presented by David Nixon (Letters to God, Fireproof) will be on Thursday, February 28, 2013

Check the events tab for how to register for this event.

Views: 427

Tags: bird, brian, eight, great, story, transcendant


You need to be a member of Visual Story Network to add comments!

Join Visual Story Network

Comment by Travis mendel on February 14, 2013 at 11:41am

It was indeed.

Cynthia, Do you know about our next Webinar happening at the end of this month.

Feel free to take a look.

Comment by Cynthia Hoppe on February 14, 2013 at 8:35am

It was a great webinar!  Thank you Brian.  As in a great screenplay - there were no extra words.


  • Add Photos
  • View All

Latest Activity

Clyde Taber commented on John S. Oliver's video
58 minutes ago
Tim Cowley and Drew Hayes are now friends
20 hours ago
Steve Stuart might attend Clyde Taber's event

Los Angeles 2020 Vision Dinner at Los Angeles

December 8, 2015 from 6pm to 8:30pm
Steve Stuart posted a status
"just wrapped on an evangelistic film in Taiwan"

© 2015   Created by chuckquinley.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service