Sunday, March 17, 2013

Free Panel Discussion – The Art of Adaptation, Mar 21

On Thursday night, York University is presenting a free panel on the Art of Adaptation, hosted by Howard Wiseman with four award-winning writers. The panel will take place at TIFF Bell Lightbox. RSVPs are required as they only have space for the first 50 registrants.

Panel Discussion – The Art of Adaptation: From Faithful to Ruthless

Mar 21, 2013, 7pm-9:30pm

The Art Of Adaptation: From Faithful to Ruthless features a panel discussion with award-winning screenwriters and creators on the art of adapting a range of properties, from theatre to comics to film.

Featured panelists:
  • Norman Snider, journalist, author, screenwriter (Dead RingersCasino Jack), screenwriter-in-residence, Innis College, University of Toronto;
  • Matt Johnson, writer/creator/director (Nirvana The Band The ShowThe Dirties);
  • Colleen Wagner, playwright, screenwriter, author (The MonumentThe Living), associate professor of screenwriting, Department of Film, York University;
  • Ramon Perez, cartoonist (A Tale of Sand).
Moderator: Howard Wiseman, screenwriter/director (Barney's Version, CBC Radio; St. Urbain's Horseman, CBC TV), associate professor of screenwriting, Department of Film, York University.

The Norman Jewison Series in York University's Department of Film is sponsored by the Norman and Margaret Jewison Charitable Foundation. The series features a wide variety of guests, including noted Canadian and international filmmakers, writers, film historians and theorists.

Admission is free and all are welcome. RSVP to

Location:Learning Studio A, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Reitman Square, 350 King St. W., Toronto
Sponsor:Department of Film, Faculty of Fine Arts
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