Decoding sci-fi: from page to screen (Paperback)
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"Decoding sci-fi: from page to screen" refers to the process of adapting science fiction literature into visual media such as films or television shows. This process involves various creative decisions made by filmmakers, such as choosing which elements to keep from the source material and how to translate them into visual and narrative forms.The adaptation process often involves changes to the original story, characters, and settings, in order to make the story more suitable for a visual medium and to capture the essence of the original work. These changes may be necessary due to budget constraints, time limitations, or creative vision.The process of adapting science fiction literature to screen requires collaboration between various individuals, such as writers, directors, producers, and visual effects specialists. It involves analyzing the themes, characters, and plot of the source material, and developing a visual narrative that will engage audiences.The success of an adaptation depends on many factors, including the quality of the source material, the skill of the creative team, and the ability to capture the spirit of the original work. Ultimately, the goal is to create a new work of art that is faithful to the original while also standing on its own as a compelling piece of entertainment.