Adapting a Novel or Play for Film or Television

Adapting a Novel or Play for Film or Television

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ABOUT THE TUTORIAL:

Ideas for your next screenplay are all around you everyday. But writing an adaptation poses some unique challenges to screenwriters who are new to the practice. This tutorial gives you practice instructions on how to evaluate your source material and construct a solid script from it.

Writing a screenplay that is “based on underlying material” will give your script a leg up in a competitive marketplace. The industry responds to intellectual property. It’s checking one those boxes that’s always going to be in your favor!

In this 35-minute tutorial, you will learn:

  • The best practices in creating a screenplay adaptation from a source
  • How to evaluate your source material
  • How to determine the best format (feature, 1-hour TV, 30-minute TV, etc) for your adaptation
  • The elements needed in a successful TV adaptation

The Writers Store does not offer any refunds for the webinar. All sales are final.