The Art of Adaptation

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    The Art of Adaptation: Adapting Novels, Stories, Biographies and other IP for the Screen 

    Eighty-five percent of all Academy Award winners are adaptations from other IP – a book, a play, a short story, or a true life story. Some of the biggest Hollywood failures are adaptations. Why does the original source material fight the transition to film? What do you looking for when assessing whether an adaptation source material will work? How do you option material, even if you don’t have much money?