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The Family Law: From Book To Screen

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Event Date: 18 June 2016
Author / Presenters: Benjamin Law, Julie Eckersley and MC - Lawrence Leung

What do M*A*S*H, Game of Thrones and The Family Law have in common? They're all TV series that started as books.

Come and meet Benjamin Law, writer and creator and Julie Eckersley, producer of SBS TV series The Family Law, who will explain the tribulations and jubilations of adapting a book to television.

Join us for a glance into the creative process of creating memorable television.

Learn about:
*What make the elements of a good script?
*Are all books good candidates for adaptation?
*How did The Family Law begin and what were the challenges?
*Do you have a stay true to a book for adaptation?
*What are the funding and legal requirements?

Saturday 18 June 2pm - 3.30pm
Classic Cinemas, 9 Gordon Street, Elsternwick
Tickets: $20/$15 concession/child
Limited places available. Bookings essential

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