Tag: Film adaptation
On Making In the Desert of Dark and Light – Part One
Beginnings * On New Year’s Eve 2019, also my mother’s birthday, I signed a contract for the option of a short script, In the Desert of Dark and Light. It was a proof of concept to help raise money for the feature. Jason Gurvitz, founder of Green Dog Films, had read a query I’d sent …
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Adapting to the Screen
In Texas I taught film adaptation. We took a short story and adapted it for the screen and shot it. It was a great experience for most. Well you can’t please all the students and in the words of my old pal Wally Rovner: Writing is the only subject where the students think they know …
From Story to Screenplay
Hello Friends: I just finished polishing a screenplay from this short story that appeared in Narrative Still Life. Michael Cunningham said the short story is the medium to be adapted to film after working on THE HOURS.