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Sean Thomson's rock outro for Sentient

Sean Thomson’s rock outro for Sentient

You cats have gots to get a serious outro Rock legend, Sean Thompson is the lead guitarist from the heavy metal rock band, ‘Gods of Eden.’ Last year, Sean challenged the HOD about our soundtrack work and the lack of serious rock content.  The challenge was something to the effect of, ‘You cats have gots to get […]

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 […]

Soundtrack - David James Nielsen

Soundtrack – David James Nielsen

Commission We tasked US based composer, David James Nielsen with exploring soundtrack concepts for the new Sci-fi TV series, Sentient. Image by Enric Andrian Gener Brief Like all life the, ‘Sentient’ start with water. With their metamorphosis complete they begin their human journey.  About the Composer David James Nielsen entered the musical world playing the piano, starting […]

Soundtrack - Dale Sumner - 'First contact'

Soundtrack – Dale Sumner – ‘First contact’

Haunting When the Sentient enter a space, they scan it. The waves cause materials to RESONATE thus creating that tell-tale, ‘Tibetan singing bowl’ style hum.  Commission Presence Global Entertainment tasked UK based composer, Dale Sumner to explore an alien, ‘first contact’ experience. The brief was simple, ‘Scare us.’ Imagine INT. BALMORAL. FAMILY HOME. LOUNGE – NIGHT Dowd leafs through a stack […]

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 - Dale Sumner

Soundtrack – Dale Sumner

Commission Presence Global Entertainment tasked UK based composer, Dale Sumner to create a forty to sixty second soundtrack for the trailer of the new Sci-fi TV series, Sentient. Brief Application This is a trailer track. When do we hear this? It runs after the teaser entry to an episode and is accompanied by the credits. Segue The […]

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 […]

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