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August 2, 2016

Transforming Real Life Into A Story and Disney's Moana

In addition to discussing advanced techniques for turning the real world into a full functional narrative, we take time out to discuss all things story with the Head of Story for Disney's upcoming animated feature, Moana--Dave Pimentel.

After a brief interlude for follow-up, we cover an effective technique for turning events in the real world into a full functional complete story. Understanding the deep thematic elements of your narrative is key to connecting with your Audience.

-Transforming Real Life into a Story our article on how to do it - Storyforming Screencast Series screencasts designed to show you how to use Dramatica to analyze a story - The Dark Horse deep Dramatica analysis of this great film - The Tendency of a Main Character to Drive a Story explanation of Dramatica's story point Tendency - Dramatica's Grand Argument Story and what it means for a narrative - Our deep analysis of Eddie the Eagle - Our technique of Dramatic Playgrounds for use with Dramatica - Disney's animated feature Moana - Dave Pimentel's Instagram see what Dave looks like and all of his awesome drawings

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