Turning the Page in Science Entertainment



Sparking accurate, diverse and positive portraits of science and scientists within mass media entertainment – Science to Script is a Wisconsin Institute for Discovery initiative matching storytellers with scientists to forward science entertainment based on:

real research,

diverse science characters,

inclusive STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) approaches



What we do:


entertainment industry professionals with researchers in the Lab


cutting edge research into the creative arts


diverse representations of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) characters in media


unique and realistic STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) narratives


STEM accuracy in entertainment


for real science and scientists in entertainment


Science to Script provides programs for national and local audiences. Programming includes: Master Writer's Residencies for professional storytellers (including but not limited to screenwriters, playwrights and authors); and 'Speed Science-ing' Events for our local storytellers.
Speed Science-ing Events
Speed Science-ing Events
Join us at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery for a night of lightening talks from UW-Madison Scientists. Speed Science-ing events challenge our campus researchers to...
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Master Writer’s Residency – coming soon
Master Writer’s Residency – coming soon
Focus on your science story in Madison, Wisconsin's capitol city. At the Discovery Building on UW-Madison's campus, you'll have access to cutting-edge science research and...
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