Tawnya Bhattacharya shares tips on the basics of adaptation and working with source material.
Mark L. Smith, screenwriter of 'The Revenant,' talks about his co-writing rituals with Alejandro González Iñárritu, the challenges of visual storytelling, and the absurdity of a certain pesky rumor.
Take your scripts, and turn it into a novel. I know it’s a lot of work, and 80,000 words seems incredibly daunting, but you are so far ahead of the game, writer, and you don’t even know it.
Before you try adapting a book into a screenplay (your own book or someone else's), you need to know the difference between the markets.
'The Assassin' and 'Suffragette' are films inspired by true historical events. Their screenwriters discuss the challenge of adapting life into film.
Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin talks adapting Walter Issacson's biography about Steve Jobs to the screen.
Director Robert Zemeckis talks about adapting his new film THE WALK from the children's book and Philippe Petit's true story.
The Yale Book Review called The Hours “one of the most daunting literary projects imaginable.” Let's examine it from script to screen...
Jacob Krueger looks at '50 Shades of Grey' and discusses what could have made it a great script, and how those lessons can apply to your own writing.
Interspecies Love is an excellent story device through which to make observations on and suggestions for the way we humans treat each other. It is also a clever way to portray the more animal-like aspects of our human nature.