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An effective analysis of a film requires an objective sounding board. Dramatica offers that opportunity.

A Method For Generating Conflict

Position one truth against another and you'll find the foundation for a great narrative.

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Dramatica improves commonly understood concepts of narrative in an effort to improve our understanding of story.

Dramatica And What It Means For Story

Look closely and you will see more than a rebranding of ancient texts.

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