FOCUS ON: Literary Adaptations

Film adaptations of books gross 44% more at the U.K. box office and a full 53% more worldwide than films from original screenplays, according to research commissioned by the Publishers Association and produced by Frontier Economics.

Wed, August 12, 2020 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM BST

Producers, publishers and agents are constantly searching for the next great story and ideas regularly derive from the things that we read. The challenge for many is how to transition these materials from their original form of literature into a fully-developed screenplay and adaptation for another medium.

In this webinar, learn from experienced literary scout Elizabeth Cochrane about ways to locate common sources for your story or script and the pros and cons of working with literary adaptations for your project. Elizabeth currently heads up the UK and International office CTL Scouting, an international company consulting to film and television clients on books for adaptation.

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