Films and series

The Life List


Test – Full scan
127 tests for predicting audience satisfaction

CFX - Full use
324 CFXs for tension, emotion and edification

Credit
Story management: The Fiction Lab

Pirates of the Carribean. Black Pearl


Test - Plot
The question test. Is this a good story?

CFX – Audience tension and stress
Adding scene and sequence open questions to the audience

Credit
Advisory works for the development team

City Vice


Tests – Audience emotions
Is the story addictive enough?

CFX – Attention enhancers
Suddenness and clocks

Credit
Development: The Fiction Lab  

Friends


Test – Comedy efficiency tests
Will the audience laugh enough?

CFX – Positive emotions enhancers
Managing the flow of information sent with a suite of congruence, discongruence and blocks

Credit
Works on increasing the comedy effects through laugh management. TFL contributors advisory works for the production team  

Assassin's Creed


Test – Audience identification
Are the characters and situations easy for target audiences to identify with and to remember

CFX – Audience identification
Likeability CFX, similarity CFX, modelling CFX, short term memory CFX, long term memory CFX and priming CFX

Credit
Advisory work for the editorial team  

Game of Thrones


Test – Audience emotions
High emotion levels

CFXs  - Emotion enhancers
Four-cylinders four-stroke emotion engine that secure audience traction throughout the story

Credit
Works on increasing audience emotions through story design. A report to the production team.  

The mentalist


Test – Audience identification
Audience identification potentials to the main character

CFX – Character and situation likeability
Adding likeability features to the character design

Credit
Works on increasing audience identification to characters through character design. A report to the writers room  

Dr. House


Test – Audience identification
Audience identification potentials to the main character

CFX – Memory enhancers
Memory CFXs that help to design unforgettable characters

Credit
Works on increasing audience identification to characters through personality traits . A report to the writers room    

House of Cards


Test – Story complexity tests
Testing and setting the complexity levels of each scene to engage a large international audience

CFX – Audience understanding
Keeping the scene complexity level at an average of 6 / 9 points for reaching and engaging popular audiences.

Credit
Works on increasing audience attention through information complexity management. A report to the writers room, 2011  

Avatar


Test – Faces management
Emotion contagion capacities from the Na’vi to the audience

CFX – Emotion contagion enhancers
The blue eyes rule for emotion contagion from the character to the audience

Credit
Works on increasing audience emotion through characters face management. A report for Industrial Light and Magic, directed by Joe Letteri, 2008