Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Archive for the 'Film Rights' Category

My film and TV work

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

It’s high time my website had a page devoted to my film and TV work. Here it is.Screen capture from “Course Correction,” the episode of FlashForward I wrote for ABC. Robert J. Sawyer online:Website • Facebook • Twitter • Email

Film option on The Terminal Experiment renewed

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Toronto’s Divani films has renewed its option on Robert J. Sawyer’s Nebula Award-winning The Terminal Experiment for a fifth year. Pictured above: the new Canadian paperback edition, in stores now! And Terminal Experiment director Srinivas Krishna’s latest film, Athletes in Motion, premieres on Canadian TV this Saturday. Says Srinivas: A series of short films I [...]

Film option on The Terminal Experiment renewed

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

I’m thrilled to report that Toronto’s Divani Films and director Srinivas Krishna have just renewed their option on motion-picture rights to my 1995 Nebula Award-winning novel The Terminal Experiment for a fourth year. Woot! The movie is being developed with the participation of Telefilm Canada and Astral Media’s The Harold Greenberg Fund. The Robert J. [...]

Film options

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

For those who are interested in how this business works, an email I sent this week. Canada is full of small-time producers who are always making offers like the one referred to in my letter; in this case, the producer wanted an option on the film rights to one of my novels for Cdn$2,000 for [...]