School of Visual and Performing Arts
science fiction, television
Film and Media Studies | Television
Crouch, Matthew, "Homebound: STS-M1301 A Study on Television Writing in the Science Fiction Genre" (2019). Senior Honors Theses. 904.
This project is a scene-by-scene outline of an original television pilot script in the science fiction genre. The outline is based on research conducted in both the television and science fiction fields, providing the project with a firm foundation in television screenwriting structure as well as insights into the characteristics of the science fiction genre. Additional research was carried out on the topic of developing realistic, engaging characters for the screen. This project serves to broaden the writer’s portfolio upon graduation while giving him a chance to study the world of television, which contains numerous differences from the field of cinematic arts.