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Order Number: 106.0010
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Writing Adaptations

Mrs. Medearis outlines the adaptation process. She explains how screenwriters adapt a variety of material to create movie screenplays. She interviews several well-known screenwriters about their work and provides tips to students who are interested in adapting their own original material. High School student, Casey Feldman, discusses his award-winning short film “Petite.”

Guests:
--John August, screenwriter—Adapted CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and CHARLIE’S ANGELS.
--Robin Swicord, screenwriter—Adapted LITTLE WOMEN and MATILDA.
--Casey Feldman, high school student—Adapted his original short story “Petite” and turned it into an award-winning short film.

Lesson Plan and Bibliographies for suggested reading on www.divapro.com.

Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Ideal for Grades: Middle & High School
Duration: 30 minutes
2005 Diva Productions
Series #106
Series title: Angela's Notebook

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