Screen Adaptation

Screen Adaptation

A Scriptwriting Handbook

Book - 1991
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This book shows how to determine which events in a story or which characters in a novel are most valuable in developing a dramatic portrayal for the screen. It employs many exercises which explain why writers make specific changes from original source to adapted scripts. Examines the challenge that screenwriters face when adapting novels, plays or short stories for the screen.
Publisher: Boston : Focal Press, c1991.
ISBN: 9780240800950
Branch Call Number: 808.22/PORTNOY
Characteristics: xv, 157 p. ; 24 cm.


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