IBNA- A helpful cinema book, 'How to Adapt Anything into a Screenplay' (2003) by Richard Krevolin has been published in Persian and is available to Iranian cineaste.
Described as a well thought out and professional work, 'How to Adapt Anything into a Screenplay' has been translated into Persian by Majiod Aghaei. Tehran-based Amir Kabir Publishing has released the book in 350 pages.
From concept to finished draft–a nuts-and-bolts approach to adaptations
Aspiring and established screenwriters everywhere, take note! This down-to-earth guide is the first to clearly articulate the craft of adaptation. Drawing on his own experience and on fourteen years of teaching, screenwriter Richard Krevolin presents his proven five-step process for adapting anything–from novels and short stories to newspaper articles and poems–into a screenplay.
Used by thousands of novelists, playwrights, poets, and journalists around the country, this can’t-miss process features practical advice on how to break down a story into its essential components, as well as utilizes case studies of successful adaptations. Krevolin also provides an insider’s view of working and surviving within the Hollywood system–covering the legal issues, interviewing studio insiders on what they are looking for, and offering tips from established screenwriters who specialize in adaptations.
Outlines a series of stages that help you structure your story to fit the needs of a 120-page screenplay Explains how to adapt anything for Hollywood, from a single sentence story idea all the way to a thousand-page novel Advises on the tricky subject of just how faithful your adaptation should be Features helpful hints from Hollywood bigwigs–award-winning television writer Larry Brody; screenwriter and script reader Henry Jones; screenwriter and author Robin Russin; screenwriter and author Simon Rose; and more.
Mardik Martin, screenwriter for Raging Bull, Mean Streets, and New York, New York, comments on this book: "I wish I had this book when I was adapting the life of Jake LaMotta into the screenplay for Raging Bull."
Richard Krevolin has taught screenwriting at USC Cinema School, Ithaca College, and UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television since 1988. He regularly conducts writers? workshops and screenwriting seminars around the country.
A pair of screenplays Krevolin adapted from two of his successful stage plays, 'King Levine' and 'Lawrence of Suburbia', have been optioned and are in development. His one-man show, 'Boychik', had lengthy runs at the Santa Monica Playhouse and Off Broadway, and toured the country. Krevolin is also the author of 'Screenwriting from the Soul'.
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