From the mediaX Seminar "Science Storytelling & the Paradox of Suspense": There are ways to tell accurate science stories that keep people on the edge of their seats. Award-winning Producer and Screenwriter Scott Z. Burns shares his experience of using these techniques for the projects he's created.
Scott Z. Burns
Scott Z. Burns, Award-winning Producer/Screenwriter & mediaX Distinguished Visiting Scholar. Scott is a writer, director & producer. His credits include: the original screenplay for Side Effects, a psychological thriller starring Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Catherine Zeta Jones, and Channing Tatum-which received the coveted Golden Tomato for 2013- directed by Steven Soderbergh (produced by Burns, Greg Jacobs and Lorenzo Di Bonaventura), the original screenplay for Contagion, directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Marion Cotillard, and Jude Law.