Sci-Fi Circut: Insights from ‘The Ark’

Sci-Fi Circut: Insights from ‘The Ark’

A new article over on Script Mag featuring insights from my interview with ‘The Ark’ co-showrunners Dean Devlin and Jonathan Glassner. Topics discussed:

  • the evolution of sci-fi as a genre
  • collaborating to create their new show, ‘The Ark’
  • the impacts of streaming
  • writing sci-fi 
  • the importance of great characters
  • visual effects
    and more!

[read the article on Script Mag]

Photo by Aleksandar Letic/Ark Tv Holdings, Inc/SYFY

Sci-Fi Circuit: Insights from ‘Needle in a Timestack’

Sci-Fi Circuit: Insights from ‘Needle in a Timestack’

A new article over on Script Mag with my key takeaways after viewing time-travel romance Needle in a Timestack through the lens of what can be learned from both a storytelling and structural standpoint.

1. Begin with a compelling, personal, emotional opening
2. Study the art of efficient explainers
3. Explore big ideas in a personal context
4. Don’t let time travel questions unravel the story
5. Reckon with universal themes
6. What stories do we want to tell about women?
7. A different take on a villain

[read the article on Script Mag]

Image courtesy of LIONSGATE

Sci-Fi Circuit: Exploring Sci-Fi With Writer Scott Myers

Sci-Fi Circuit: Exploring Sci-Fi With Writer Scott Myers

A new article on the ScriptMag blog about making the most of sci-fi, with screenwriting expert Scott Myers.  

Image by prettysleepy1 from Pixabay

Sci-Fi Circuit: ‘Time Lapse’ – A Good Script Opens Many Doors

Sci-Fi Circuit: ‘Time Lapse’ – A Good Script Opens Many Doors

This is one of my favorite interviews, about the movie Time Lapse by Bradley King and B.P. Cooper over on the ScriptMag blog:

There’s a compelling new sci-fi feature out there right now you won’t want to miss, called Time Lapse. Co-written by Bradley King and B.P. Cooper, it’s a slow-burning thriller that hooks you with just the right touches of mystery, sci-fi technology (with a little steampunk flare), and engrossing complications that draw you forward to a surprising and intriguing climax… [read more at ScriptMag]

Photo Courtesy of XLrator Media.

Sci-Fi Circuit: ‘The Machine’ – Near Future Grounded Sci-Fi

Sci-Fi Circuit: ‘The Machine’ – Near Future Grounded Sci-Fi

A new Sci-Fi Circuit article over at ScriptMag drawing on insights from The Machine.

Photo Courtesy of XLrator Media.

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