Bringing It Down to Earth: Crafting Grounded Sci-Fi

Edward Leer
Development Executive
SP Entertainment

If you’re a sci-fi writer (or a fan) you’ve probably heard industry professionals use the term “grounded sci-fi,” and, if you’re anything like us, you’ve wondered what makes a sci-fi “grounded.” How is it different from “elevated,” and why are grounded sci-fi stories appealing to industry professionals?

Tune in and find out!

This 90 Minute Webinar Will Cover:

  • What do we mean when we say "grounded" sci-fi 
  • Clearly establish the stakes and tone 
  • Creating compelling characters
About Your Host

Edward Leer studied English at the University of Iowa before attending Chapman University to study Screenwriting. He’s worked for Roger Corman, Steve Zaillian, and Terrence Malick before moving into television, working for Cinemax's Quarry and with Shonda Rhymes on The Catch. Edward currently works as a Development Exec for SP Entertainment.

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