In this Film Ireland podcast, Paul Farren talks to Alistair Owen about his book ‘The Art of Screen Adaptation’.
In the age of cinema and TV adaptation, Alistair Owen asks a crucial question; how do you transfer a story from the page to the screen? Owen navigates this and others in conversation with some of the top screenwriters of our time, including Hossein Amini, Jeremy Brock, Moira Buffini, Lucinda Coxon, Andrew Davies, Christopher Hampton, David Hare, Olivia Hetreed, Nick Hornby, Deborah Moggarch, David Nicholls and Sarah Phelps.
Exploring fiction and nonfiction projects, contemporary and classic books, films and TV series The Art of Screen Adaptation reveals the challenges and pleasures of reimagining cinema and television, and provides a frank and fascinating master class with the writers who have done it – and have the awards and acclaim to show for it.
Buy The Art of Screen Adaptation by Alistair Owen