Los Angeles Convention Center | April 1, 2016
Episode 131: Adapting to Adaptation: Making the Most of Going Hollywood
(Stephen Elliott, Jennifer Gilmore, Jenny Halper, Eleanor Henderson, Cheryl Strayed) For many writers, having a novel or memoir optioned for film is a dream come true. But a book's adaptation to the screen is often as complicated as a writer's adaptation to the movie business. The authors on this panel, all of whom have had a book translated into film in the recent past, explore the losses and gifts of adaptation, offering insight about how best to stay involved throughout the experience, while also reflecting on the nature of narrative, art, and ownership.
Published Date: August 17, 2016