"Gain expert professional insight on the creative and business best practices for adapting a novel into a screenplay and a screenplay into a novel from a publisher, an agent, a novelist and a playwright/screenwriter."

Adaption: How to turn a novel into a screenplay and vice versa

Words: Allan Lane. Images: GPFO

For all aspiring writers that have been wondering how to get their novels adapted into screenplays or screenplays turned into novels, the Greater Philadelphia Filmmakers’ Program is hosting a special event designed to answer that question and more.

A host of industry experts compose the panel that will provide insight on the best creative and business practices for the art of adaption. Panelists include Playwright, Screenwriter, and Actor Bruce Graham; Writer Liz Moore; CEO and Owner of Quirk Books David Borgenicht and Jess Dallow of Brower Literary and Management.

“Adaptation: How to turn a novel into a screenplay” will take place on Tuesday, March 12, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Philadelphia Film Center, located at 1412 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

The event is free to GPFO NEXT members and $10.00 for nonmembers. To RSVP, please follow this LINK.

1 thought on “Adaption: How to turn a novel into a screenplay and vice versa

  1. When should a screenwriter decide to adapt one of their original scripts into a novel (reverse adaptation) rather than write another original screenplay?

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