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A remarkable guidebook of the imagination…
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 say
“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
“If you want to write sci-fi, this is the place to start.”
—Chris Patmore, MovieScope magazine
ROBERT GRANT is a filmmaker, screenwriter, critic, and script consultant based in London. A core member of the team behind the The London International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film, he also serves as Literary Editor for SCI-FILONDON. com and is currently on the jury of the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction Literature, the UK's most prestigious genre award.