Adapting Books To Film & TV

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    Adapting Books To Film & TV

    Adapting a book into a TV and Film projects is big business, and often can put you a step ahead over trying to sell an original story. Handmaid’s Tale was a book. Big Little Lies was a book. A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood was a magazine article. Studios and networks love preexisting IP (“intellectual property”), and during this session you’ll learn how the two industries (film/TV and publishing) now shape each other, and how novelists, memoirists and non-fiction writers can make the transition to adapting their own books, or how screenwriters can adapt books they find into a memorable film or TV show.