The best science-fiction not only transports the audience to a new and fantastical world, it provides commentary on what it means to be human. Whether the story takes place on the grand scale of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or a house in Totterdown, Bristol, or anything in between, without that human element, your sci-fi will be nothing more than a mix-tape: ultimately without a cohesive emotional empathy.
Toby Whithouse (Being Human, Doctor Who, The Game) and Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain Marvel) will discuss how each of them manages to upset our accepted version of reality holding a mirror up to ourselves.
Whether you are a sci-fi writer, or just a fan of their work, Whithouse and Perlman will take you on a journey to an unfamiliar world, for it is only there that we can truly learn about ourselves.
Appearing in this session
Credits include: Being Human, The Game, Torchwood
Credits include: Guardians of the Galaxy, Co-Writer on Captain Marvel coming in 2018.