R152. Adaptation: Transform Your Novel into a Marketable Screenplay
Thursday, March 5, 2020
10:35 am to 11:50 am
Leslie Kreiner Wilson, PhD, is a produced screenwriter and directs the MFA Program in Writing for Screen and Television at Pepperdine University. Her recent publications include fiction as well as essays on early screenwriters Frances Marion, Anita Loos, and Mae West in various academic journals.
Andrea Baltazar is an assistant professor of communication at Weber State University, where she teaches audio production, editing, and documentary filmmaking. She’s also a writer/director of a short film entitled Urban Uber. She graduated from Pepperdine University with an MFA in screenwriting.
Andrés Orozco is the writer/director of various award winning films, including Yo Soy Tu Niña, God Speaks Spanish, and 16 Summers. He is an assistant professor at Weber State University, where he teaches digital media, screenwriting, and oversees film production. He's also a working SAG actor.
Tom Provost wrote Under Suspicion starring Oscar winners Morgan Freeman and Gene Hackman. It was nominated for an Edgar Award. He wrote and directed The Presence starring Oscar winner Mira Sorvino. The film won numerous best picture and best director awards. He is an honors graduate from UT Austin.