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Writing seminar at the Museum of Television and Radio March 26th

by on Mar.15, 2001, under General News

Received this in e-mail: The Museum of Television and Radio in Los Angeles will be holding a writing seminar entitled “From The Outer Limits to Roswell: Writing the Fantastic for Television” on March 26th from 5:30-7pm. The panel includes Harlan Ellison, Richard Matheson, Ronald D. Moore, Steve Roberts, and JMS. Read More for the details.

The Museum of Television & Radio in Los Angeles is proud to present a
seminar entitled "From The Outer Limits to Roswell: Writing the Fantastic
for Television on Monday, March 26 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m..

This seminar will examine writing fantastical series for television.  The
panel will discuss changes in the genre over the last five decades, as well
as the practical business of adapting cosmic visions to the small screen.
The seminar will also address the challenges of defining this elusive genre,
which, by the very nature of its imaginative mandate, includes such varied
examples as the unsettling visions and moral authority of The Twilight Zone,
the optimism and excitement of Star Trek and Babylon 5, the paranoia and
dystopian forebodings of The X-Files and Max Headroom, and the emotional
complexity and self-awareness of Roswell.

Panelists:      Harlan Ellison,         Star Trek; The Outer Limits; The
Starlost:                               Babylon 5

                Richard Matheson,       Twilight Zone; Star Trek; The Night

                Ronald D. Moore,        Roswell; Star Trek: The Next

                Steve Roberts,          Max Headroom; Hercules;

                J. Michael Staczynski,  Babylon 5

Katie Taylor
Assistant to the Vice President of Public Affairs & Programs
The Museum of Television & Radio
25 West 52 Street
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212.621.6805
Fax: 212.621.6621

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