• John Lim

MF 016 : Jen Grisanti on Finding Your Passion Through the Art of Storytelling

Updated: Jun 16



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Co-host and entrepreneur, John Lim, interviews Jen Grisanti, Hollywood’s most in demand and talented storytelling and scriptwriting consultant.  Jen’s own amazing story is worthy of a motion picture; a tale starting with self-made success as a studio executive only to later hit a crossroad filled with professional and personal heartache.  It was Jen’s compassion, courage and love of storytelling that led to the ultimate comeback story, The Jen Grisanti Consultancy, through which Jen mentors aspiring screenwriters and business leaders in the art of storytelling; enabling them to write their own success stories.  However, the biggest testament to Jen’s success is that of her clients, many of whom have landed jobs with some of the biggest television and film projects out there.  More importantly, Jen has been a mentor to her students, guiding them each step of the way.  Jen’s enormous talent is only matched by her generous spirit in celebrating their successes.  At its core story is about connecting with people through a captivating tale.  Jen’s is an extraordinary story that will infuse you with the inspiration, passion, and courage to write the next chapters in your life’s screenplay.


Resources:

  1. The Jen Grisanti Consultancy

  2. Storywise Podcast (subscribe for free)

  3. NBC Writers on the Verge

  4. The Friedman Agency

  5. The Comar Agency

  6. Dara Marks and Deb Norton

  7. Books by Jen:

  8. Change Your Story, Change Your Life: A Path to Success (Paperback | Kindle)

  9. TV Writing Tool Kit: How to Write a Script that Sells (Kindle)

  10. Story Line: Finding Gold in Your Life Story (Paperback | Kindle)

  11. Instructional media by Jen:

  12. Storywise: Story Tools with Jen Grisanti (streaming video)

  13. Storywise: Writing The Feature Script with Jen Grisanti (streaming video)

  14. Book and media recs:

  15. The Tools by Phil Stutz and Barry Michaels (Paperback | Kindle)

  16. The Lives of Others (Blu Ray | Streaming Video)

  17. The King’s Speech (Blu Ray Streaming Video)

  18. Good Will Hunting (Blu Ray Streaming Video)

  19. Braveheart (Blu Ray Streaming Video)

  20. The Imitation Game (Blu Ray Streaming Video)

  21. Homeland: Season 1 (Blu Ray | Streaming Video (pilot))

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Connect with Jen:

  1. Contact Page

  2. For Public Speaking Events

  3. Email Nick’s Campaign

  4. Facebook

  5. Twitter

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