Welcome to The DreamEngine

We Help Writers to Find Success Through their Stories

Screenwriter or author, publisher or producer... Without a story none of us has a job. And without telling it well - and selling it well - none of us has a career. 

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Enter the DreamEngine

Your Guide for Success with Story

The Most Advanced Understanding of Story in the World


David Baboulene Ph.D.

Story Consultant 

Meet the Team

Helping Hands

Working with Us

What's In It For You?

Our Services

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Understand Story for FREE

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Learn the universal principles that lie beneath EVERY story, in any medium, from any time in history.

Helping Hands

All writers intuitively know that the traditional 'How to Write a Blockbuster' type formulaic advice is flawed. That's why I spent decades researching the mental processes that define EVERY story, in any genre, format, duration, medium. What I call: The Primary Colours of Story

Brand new, ground-breaking understanding of knowledge gaps and subtext - the substance of story - based on academic research showing how story comes from the way the mind works, not from some preset structure. 

This research has advanced the cutting edge of story theory in the most significant ways for more than 100 years. And it can be yours in a matter of hours. 

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Story Industry Professionals

Imagine if you could KNOW if the story you are considering is a winner or not. 
Filmset Example
  • Do you understand storification - the most powerful dynamic in every story ever made?

  • Do you use knowledge gaps to manage and control the subtext in every story event?

  • Do you have tools and methods for story evaluation?

Truly understand the story you are considering for investment of your time and effort and you will only ever take on winners

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Producers & Investors

You are Defined by the Stories You Choose


Think of a hero whose career you would love to emulate. Their fame and legacy is inextricably linked to the stories they made. 

Imagine being able to confidently and objectively identify a story with the greatest potential, and then having the knowledge to guide that potential through the gauntlet of development to create a winning final product. Wow. 

Using my unique, contemporary and proven methods for story analysis, evaluation, optimisation and investment is the very best way you can optimise your precious time onto the projects that will reflect well on you, gain a reputation for picking winners, make you some proper money and get you on the path to a legendary career.

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Need a Media Partner?

DreamEngine Publishing and Production Services

David Baboulene

My company - DreamEngine Media - is a one-stop shop for making books, films and music. 

We will edit and publish your book, provide producer services, production management, from costing a shoot through fully-provisioned cast, crew and equipment to shoot your movie. 

Get in touch to see examples of our work, from videography for your music video, YouTube channel or dance crew, through high-end production for your advertisement all the way up to shooting an entire independent feature film. Right down to, for example, orchestral score composition, artwork and choreography. We have done it all. Click below to get in touch and let us show you some of the work we have done. 

And, of course, we can help you get the story right, too! 

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Mark Hitchings Law
Mark Law Hitchings Scriptwriter
I just wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for your expert and considered feedback. In my 15 years in the industry I have never received notes of this quality. I hope you’ll permit me to recommend you wholeheartedly to colleagues.
Carolyn Goodyear Scriptwriter
David’s love and understanding of story has elevated many of my scripts which have subsequently gone on to be produced and win awards. He’s a fantastic story consultant – I can’t imagine ever writing a script without asking David to read it.
Kerri Cuevas. Author
Kerri Cuevas Author
Receiving a publishing deal was a dream turned reality. In my acknowledgement page is written: David Baboulene: I did it, and you are a heck of a teacher!

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I don't want anybody to come on board who isn't SURE it's right for them. 

Have a FREE StoryPower Mini-Course on me, so we can get to know each other and you can be certain this material will advance both you as a story creative and your career. 

Click below to answer a few questions about yourself. I will be waiting on the other side with a personal video and to give you your StoryPower Mini-Course. 

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