The Business of Adaptations

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    The Business of Adaptations

    Agents, Hollywood producers and publishers are always searching for the next great story, but not all writers start from scratch. Oftentimes, ideas come from the things we see, read, write and hear. The challenge for many is how to transition these materials from their original form of a book, article, and story into a full-fledged viable screenplay and adaptation material for another medium. Savvy industry professionals love to leverage their time and efforts by capitalizing on a story that can be adapted into many forms. Listen and learn about ways to locate common sources for your story or script and the power and pitfalls of working with adaptations for your project.

    Panelists:

    Jenevieve Brewer
    Louise Fury
    Mark DeGasperi
    Maria C. Miles