An Inside Look at Children's Book Adaptations Panel Discussion

An Inside Look at Children’s Book Adaptations Panel Discussion

We are so sorry, but we have to reschedule this event due to weather and transportation considerations.

Please join Children’s Books Boston on MARCH 2 for the rescheduled panel discussion:

FROM PAGE TO SCREEN:
AN INSIDE LOOK AT CHILDREN’S BOOK ADAPTATIONS

Simmons College, The Paresky Conference Room
300 The Fenway, Boston MA
Monday, March 2, early evening (final time TBA)

 

Please join Children’s Books Boston for refreshments and a panel discussion:
An Inside Look at Children's Book Adaptations Panel Discussion

FROM PAGE TO SCREEN:
AN INSIDE LOOK AT CHILDREN’S BOOK ADAPTATIONS

Simmons College

The Paresky Conference Room
300 The Fenway

Boston MA

5:30-7:00 PM Tuesday

February 10

Panelists: ​
Carol Greenwald, Senior Executive Producer of Children’s Programs at WGBH Boston
Nikki Silver, Co-chief Creator at Tonik Productions
Ammi-Joan Paquette, Senior Agent with Erin Murphy Literary Agency

Moderator:
Deborah Kovacs, Senior Vice President, Walden Media and Publisher, Walden Pond Press

Moving a great story from one medium to another is both complex and delicate. What types of projects are best suited to this migration? How does the adapter know which elements of the story to highlight? What role, if any, does the author have in the process? What should fans of a book hope for and look for in an adaptation? Join this panel of experienced industry insiders to hear their insights and perspectives.

As always, we welcome anyone with an interest in children’s books—whether through publishing, writing, illustrating, teaching, librarianship, or book-selling. We hope you will join us!

RSVP here if you have not already done so. (By January 30 greatly appreciated.)
$5 cover charge at the door – cash only

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