Great Writing for Film

piThe Academy Awards celebrate great artists, including writers whose original works have been adapted for film and writers who have adapted others’ work for the big screen.  This year’s nominees for Best Picture at the Oscars include Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, and Zero Dark Thirty. As a writer, how would you feel about someone else adapting your work?  How would you feel about adapting someone else’s work?  Of the films that are up for the top award this year, which would you most have liked to have written the screenplay for?  Why?  Share your thoughts here!