S158. Words Into Pictures: Adapting Literary Works for Film and TV
Saturday, March 30, 2019
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Cheryl Eagan-Donovan is a filmmaker whose work has screened at theaters in the US, Canada, and Europe. She teaches screenwriting at Lesley University, Northeastern University, Lasell College and Grub Street Center for Creative Writing, Her new film Nothing is Truer than Truth premiered in 2018.
Brian Price is an award-winning screenwriter who has worked with major studios and independent producers from around the world. He teaches screenwriting at University of California, Los Angeles, Yale University, and Johns Hopkins University, and is the author of Classical Storytelling and Contemporary Screenwriting.
Samuel W. Gailey is the critically acclaimed author of Deep Winter, which has been optioned by producer Kim Zubick (The Zookeeper's Wife). Before he was a novelist, he worked as a screenwriter for Showtime and Fox. His upcoming novel, The Guilt We Carry, is in negotiations as a French TV movie.
Ayn Gailey is the author of Pornology, slated to be adapted into film. She has an EdM from Harvard, an MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA, and has written for Fox/Showtime. As a Book Whisperer, her work has earned spots on The New York Times bestseller list. Ayn is on the board of the Orcas Island Lit Fest.