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Writing the Science Fiction Film

At a Glance

  • Anyone looking to write in the genre of Sci-Fi needs to pick up this title
  • Explore classic Sci-Fi films
  • If you want to write science fiction, this is the book for you

Science fiction is the most creative genre available for exploring the human condition... and also the most profitable. Explore classic sci-fi films such as Blade Runner, Aliens, and Star Wars, while learning how to craft your own powerful new worlds.

What people are saying:

“Robert Grant takes you on a fascinating journey through cinematic otherworlds, showing how the genre has changed over the years while remaining one of the most popular. Concise and illuminating.”

—Joe Dante, director: Gremlins, Explorers, Innerspace, Small Soldiers

“A must-have for anyone writing a genre-inspired screenplay. His guidelines and advice help the writer organize the rules and the mythology of their created universe without getting bogged down.”

—Stefan Blitz, editor-in-chief, Forcesofgeek.com

Product Details

  • Date available: 04/01/2013
  • Publication date: 04/01/2013
  • Return policy: 30 days

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Meet the Author: Robert Grant

Robert Grant is a filmmaker, screenwriter, critic, and script consultant based in London, with a penchant for science fiction and fantasy. He sits on the jury of the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction Literature, the most prestigious science fiction award the UK has to offer, and is one of the core team behind The London International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film. Grant runs the workshops and panels that make up the filmmaking and literary strands of the festival, as well as serving as Literary Editor for Sci-Fi-London.com.

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