Terrill Lee Lankford
Moderated by Eric Beetner
Join SoCal MWA for a discussion of the unique skills required, and the pitfalls awaiting, as writers adapt material, previously written for another medium, to the screen,
big and small.
Terrill Lee Lankford has written many feature screenplays as well as Amazon’s Bosch, adapted from the Michael Connelly novels
Jordan Harper writer-producer of such shows as The Mentalistand Gotham, sold his first novel, If All Roads Were Blind, and also the screen rights. He is currently adapting it for the screen.
Elissa Matsueda adapted the non-fiction story “Spare Parts” for the screen and is currently writing other projects for Lion’s Gate entertainment.
Richard Lange adapted his own novel, Angel Baby, for the screen and lived through all the promise and let down an adaptation can often bring.
Eric Beetner is the author of more than a dozen novels. He lives in Los Angeles where he co-hosts the Noir At The Bar reading series and serves as MWA SoCal’s Treasurer.