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Sunday, November 1 • 11:00am - 12:45pm
Script-to-Screen: Black Beauty

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Join Caroline Thompson, writer and director of Black Beauty, for a script-to-screen that explores adaptations, directing your own script, and crafting a powerful period piece. Based the Anna Sewell novel, one of the most beloved animal stories since its publication in 1877, Thompson will walk through the film’s journey from screenplay to major motion film, detailing the story’s evolution, what changed for production (and why), and lessons learned along the way.

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Linda Perez

Moderator

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Caroline Thompson

writer/director Black Beauty; writer Edward Scissorhands, The Addams Family, The Secret Garden, The Nightmare Before Christmas
Caroline Thompson was born April 23, 1956 in Washington, D.C.  She graduated from Amherst College in 1978 and moved to California in 1979.  In 1983, she published a novel, FIRST BORN (Coward, McCann).  She adapted the book with and for the director, Penelope Spheeris.  Though the movie was never made, Caroline found she loved writing screenplays and focused her energy in that direction.  Her first movie, EDWARD... Read More →


Sunday November 1, 2015 11:00am - 12:45pm
The Driskill Hotel, Ballroom presented by Final Draft

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