Robert J. Sawyer has written for ABC, the CBC, CTV, Copperheart, Harmony Gold, Nelvana, Shaftesbury, and gaming giant Ubisoft, among others. He is a member of both the WGA and the WGC, and is past president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. The ABC TV series FlashForward was based on his novel of the same name, and he was one of the scriptwriters for that series.His writing credits include produced prime-time US network TV drama, two commissioned feature-film screenplays, commissioned series pilots and series bibles, and he wrote the series-finale episode for the popular Star Trek Continues online film series.Rob has worked creatively with major industry figures including Ron Bass, Brannon Braga, Fred Fuchs, Vince Gerardis, Scott M. Gimple, David S. Goyer, Michael Hirsh, Vincenzo Natali, Karl Schaefer, William Shatner, and Robert Halmi, Sr.Nineteen of Rob's bestselling novels have been optioned for film or television production. He has won all three of the world's top awards for best science-fiction novel of the year: the Hugo, the Nebula, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award.Rob has a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree from Canada's top television school, the School of Radio and Television Arts (now known as the RTA School of Media) at Ryerson University, Toronto, awarded 1982. He also served as an instructor-demonstrator in television studio production techniques at Ryerson's School of Radio and Television Arts, 1982-1983.