What should be included in my draft treatment?

Most things that are included in a traditional treatment are already part of the STORYHIVE application. The draft treatment for your application is a chance for you to tell us more about your project. The treatment should be no more than 3 pages, keep it simple. You can use visuals if you wish to. 

Here are some suggestions for what to include in your draft treatment:


  • What’s the main question you’re seeking to answer in your documentary?

  • How do you plan to tell the story visually?

  • What do you hope the audience learns or understands from watching the Documentary?

  • Are there any specific events that you want to cover during the film? (Keep your rough cut delivery date in mind).

Interview subjects:

  • Who do you plan to interview? Are they confirmed?

  • Why do you want to include them in the film?

  • What do you plan to ask them? 

  • Do they transform during the film? 

  • What do we learn from them?