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The Top 25?

The Top 25?

 

 The top 50 The Leaderboard tracks our community’s financial and professional contributions to development. Each contribution is rewarded with points. Points entitle you to a slice of the pie from the sale of the work.  The foundation for a payout to team members for the sale or production of Sentient is based on who is in […]

Sentient - Evolution

Sentient – Evolution

 

 ‘My God, it’s full of stars’ Who can forget Stanley Kubrick’s immortal film ‘2001’ and Commander Dave’s famous last transmission from space? ‘My God it’s full of stars.’ The design of the alien lifeform in Sentient pays homage to and adds to the mythology of the monolith in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001. Run The last scene of the Australian […]

Script Editing

 

 I’m just finishing up my first gig as a Script Editor on a feature film. It’s been a very interesting and enjoyable experience, and I wouldn’t mind doing it again. Does anyone here have snippets of Sentient script they want Script Edited? (I’d even consider non-Sentient projects, though for a fee.)

Sentient - Sci-fi TV - Pilot Formula

Sentient – Sci-fi TV – Pilot Formula

 

 Structure and Beat sheet Formula deals with the structure of the Sentient pilot. No structure, no joy.  Know structure, know joy. This post contains the Teaser plus five act structure guide along with the Australian Pilot’s beat sheet. It is the essential guide for writers of the series. Contents First Season format Script format Floating formula […]

Soundtrack - Jeff Bernstein

Soundtrack – Jeff Bernstein

 

 Commission We tasked Scotland UK based composer, Jeff Bernstein to explore soundtrack concepts for the new Sci-fi TV series, Sentient. Brief The Australian pilot features a character called Sam. Sam is an idiot-savant teenage girl. She doesn’t speak but her sensory perception and empathic ability is through the roof. Sam arrives at the very end […]

The Stone Papers

The Stone Papers

 

 Surviving alien colonisation The Stone Papers address the science of survival after the arrival of the Sentient. Dr. Craig Stone has a Ph.D. in Nuclear Chemistry with a thesis on experimental and theoretical Nuclear Physics. He is also an accomplished concert organist and a Sentient patron. Premise  The arrival of a Sentient life form leads […]

What do they want?

What do they want?

 

 And why are they here? The survivors of Day One will spend most of Season One NOT knowing what has happened. They will presume: Humanity has been subject to genocide The enemy now wears us like a suit We have been colonised Our new masters intend to complete the job of wiping us out OR worse […]

Abilities of the Sentient

Abilities of the Sentient

 

 The Journal I don’t have to tell you what will happen if anyone finds this journal.   Have I made myself clear? Good, let’s begin.  Preface Forget everything you think you know about this life form. They’re nothing like we thought. There’s nothing you can do to stop what’s about to happen.  Save yourself.  Abilities […]

Sentient - The conflict model

Sentient – The conflict model

 

 The Sentient Pilot The Australian franchise of the Sentient story features Royal Australian Navy diver, Lieutenant Commander Michael Dowd, an Indigenous officer and our lead protagonist. Read the Sentient Pilot. Do you have an idea or enhancement that would improve the first six pages of the pilot? Log-in and add your idea to the comments section below. Your […]

Sentient - The why

Sentient – The why

 

 In this post The tribe has spoken What’s next? Why Sentient? First time for you? Graphic designer wanted for site redesign Next post – preview Your slice of the pie New poll – Crowd funding mythology – Bust this  The tribe has spoken You voted to shift to Sentient. February – March will see the publishing […]

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