Category : Pilot

Sentient USA Review - Draft  4

Sentient USA Review – Draft 4

 

 Begin your review  Joseph DiFrancesco’s Draft Four of Sentient USA Pilot script is ready for review. Click on the latest draft of the Pilot script (left) to view. Read the beat sheet summary here. Submit your review by June 14th 2019. Your points will be added to the Leaderboard. Don’t forget, participating in each of the […]

Which Pitch?

Which Pitch?

 

 In the Australian Season One, one of the lifeforms tagged, ‘The Beast’ is captured and interrogated. The lifeform has not spoken up until this point. At the climax of the interview, the interrogator fast-fires a series of questions, ‘Where do you come from?’ ‘What do you want?’ Finally, ‘Who sent you?’  The first words we […]

Sentient Africa Review

Sentient Africa Review

 

 Introduction  The formula and the science behind our story, has evolved.  This new content, along with your reviews has enabled writers such as the USA’s Joseph DiFrancesco and the UK’s Geoff Dupuy-Holder to create more targeted works however some of the original writers, such as Russia’s Nikita Ivanenko and Nigeria’s Ebuka Okparauzoma found their original drafts required […]

Sentient USA review Draft 3

Sentient USA review Draft 3

 

 Begin your review  Welcome to Joseph DiFrancesco’s Philadephia, USA Pilot script review.  This is the first of the reviews for the global team including Australia.  Click on the Pilot script to the left to view. See the original work and all prior reviews by the HOD here to track the work’s progress so far.  Please […]

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.)

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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 […]

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 […]

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