What we do:

Connect

entertainment industry professionals with researchers in the Lab

Incorporate

cutting edge research into the creative arts

Increase

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

Accelerate

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

Spotlight

STEM intersections and professions in the entertainment industry

Advocate

for real science and scientists in entertainment

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:

Science to Script provides programs for national and local audiences. Programming includes: Residencies for professional storytellers (including but not limited to screenwriters, playwrights and authors); and various events such as 'Speed Science-ing' for our local storytellers, STEM Film Screenings, and Virtual panels highlighting STEM storytelling and STEM fields within the entertainment industry. 
Writer in Residence
Writer in Residence
This competitive Science to Script Writer in Residency program supports mass media storytellers science works. The program admits one Writer in Residence each cycle. Residency's...
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General Event & Panels
General Event & Panels
Throughout the year we convene entertainment professionals and scientists for virtual panels and discussions that highlight STEM storytelling, and STEM fields within the entertainment industry....
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The Fill in the Blank Residency
The Fill in the Blank Residency
Just as the name says - this is a fill in the blank residency for: artists, performers, writers, poets, musicians, ceramicists, weavers, interdisciplinary artists -...
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The Beaker Awards – Coming Soon!
The Beaker Awards – Coming Soon!
  In 2021 - Science to Script will be holding it's first Beaker Awards for nominations in: Scripted Feature Films 2020 Unscripted/Documentary Films 2020 Scripted...
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STEM Film Screenings
STEM Film Screenings
Twice a year we host community screenings and panels that celebrate STEM narratives and STEM characters in scripted feature films and unscripted/documentary films. *Screenings are...
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Writer in Residence Spotlight: Michael Graf, Know Your Madisonian
Writer in Residence Spotlight: Michael Graf, Know Your Madisonian

News & Events

Science to Script Mini Symposium: Thursday, April 29th- Friday, April 30th
Science to Script Mini Symposium: Thursday, April 29th- Friday, April 30th
Writer in Residence
Writer in Residence
Writer in Residence Spotlight: Michael Graf, Know Your Madisonian
Writer in Residence Spotlight: Michael Graf, Know Your Madisonian
Speed Science-ing Events
Speed Science-ing Events
Writer in Residence Spotlight: Michael Graf pivots from making commercials to writing movie scripts
Writer in Residence Spotlight: Michael Graf pivots from making commercials to writing movie scripts
Writer in Residence Spotlight: Michael Graf, ISA TOP 25 SCREENWRITERS TO WATCH
Writer in Residence Spotlight: Michael Graf, ISA TOP 25 SCREENWRITERS TO WATCH