Science Fiction Film

BookScience Fiction Film

Science Fiction Film

A Teachers Guide to the Genre


March 31st, 2016





First published in 2001, Science Fiction Film: A Teacher s Guide to the Genre and Classroom Resources is a complete scheme of work for the teaching of science fiction film which provides: Guidelines for practical tasks including storyboarding, designing a film poster and developing a marketing strategy. A detailed history of science fiction film and its place both within the industry and the wider culture of the twentieth century. A thorough grounding in all the theoretical concepts of Media Studies. A focus on familiar and easily accessible texts such as Metropolis, The Terminator, the Alien quartet, Men in Black and Galaxy Quest. This revised edition includes a lengthy new chapter on science fiction film since 2000, covering films such as The Dark Knight, the new Star Wars film and the Hunger Games franchise; and the Classroom Resources include additional new photocopiable materials.

Author Information

Elaine Scarratt is a media advisor, experienced Media Studies teacher and BFI Associate Tutor who works in South-East London schools.