This post (below) has the link to my PhD thesis (published online, December 2016).

The Top 20 RoI Movies - StoryAlity Theory

A PhD research study, comparing: the Top 20 RoI (Return-on-Investment) Movies, to the orthodoxy (i.e.: the doxa) of screenwriting (i.e. popular `how-to’ screenwriting manuals)

For the link to the PhD (PDF-file) see: StoryAlity #135PhD Dissertation Addendum

(…Or – you could read this whole PhD-research blog, it’s like a Reader’s Digest Condensed Version of the 100,000-word PhD thesis.)

Here’s a 15-min Powerpoint Summary on YouTube, of the PhD.

But of course, to fully understand it, read the PhD. (…It’s FREE !!! )


Thanks for visiting!

See also, the PPT-videos at Transmedia @ ANZCA2017.


Dr JT Velikovsky, Ph.D (Communication)

High-RoI Story/Screenplay/Movie & Transmedia Researcher

& Evolutionary Systems Theorist

& Transmedia Writer-Director-Producer: Movies, Games, TV, Theatre, Books, Comics

The above link is is to my doctoral thesis: “Communication, Creativity and Consilience in Cinema” (Velikovsky 2016). It is presented here for the benefit of fellow screenwriting, filmmaking and creativity researchers. For more on my research, see https://aftrs.academia.edu/JTVelikovsky

JT Velikovsky is also a produced feature film screenwriter and million-selling transmedia writer-director-producer. He has been a professional story analyst for major film studios, film funding organizations, and for the national writer’s guild. For more see: http://on-writering.blogspot.com/