Philip Tarl Denson

Drama • Sci-Fi

Three astronauts return from the International Space Station only to discover that they had already returned 12 years earlier...


Kazakhstan. A Soyuz shuttle bursts through the atmosphere. Three astronauts aboard shake and bounce as the descent module is slowly surrounded by a glowing red cloud of superheated plasma. They crash land in the empty grasslands… and after emerging, they are detained by the Kazakh army. Eventually extricated back to Houston, …

About Philip Tarl Denson

Philip Tarl Denson is a screenwriter and producer living in Darwin, Northern Territory. Philip has had several original screenplays optioned in the US and has a number of feature film and television projects in development including his 2016 INSITE finalist script, Borderline, his NT Literary Award winning script, Lucid, and his sci-fi feature, Singularity, based off his original theatre piece of the same name, which is set up with Intrepid Pictures.

Philip was selected to take part in Imagine Impact 2019, a professional development initiative founded by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer under the auspices of Imagine Entertainment, developing an original science-fiction television series titled Anomaly which has since attached producer Michael London at Groundswell Entertainment and set up at Legendary Studios.

In 2018, Philip produced the animated online series Mining Boom with support from Screen Australia and Screen Territory garnering over six million views online and winning Best Animation at the LA Film Awards.

Philip was the winner of the NT Literary Award for Screenwriting, shortlisted for the 2016 John Hinde Award for Science Fiction, finalist in the 2016 INSITE award, finalist in the BlueCat Screenplay competition, finalist in the Fresh Voices Screenplay competition, quarter-finalist in the Nicholl Fellowship screenwriting contest and finalist in the 2017 Gateway LA ‘Aussie List’ of the best unproduced scripts by Australian writers.
Philip is represented by Management 360 and Verve Talent and Literary Agency in the US.

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