This audio article explores the similarities and differences between the Dramatica theory of story and the works and story paradigms of Syd Field, Michael Hauge, Robert McKee, John Truby, and Christopher Vogler.
This is a constructive criticism of A.I. Artificial Intelligence. Though there are many great and not-so-great qualities in the film, there is one particularly onerous flaw that most audience members sensed but which Dramatica can explain A.I.'s mysterious double ending.
This film analysis of Jurassic Park provides a glimpse of how some of Dramatica's basic concepts can be employed to improve a story. Use this as an example of how many aspects of Dramatica can be brought together in a practical sense. This article was excerpted from Dramatica: A New Theory of Story.
Your producer called. You have a pitch meeting in thirty minutes...what do you do? Author and professional screenwriter Armando Saldaña Mora shows you how to create a solid story from a not-so-solid logline.