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Saturday, August 2 • 11:00am - 11:40am
That Wasn't My Book!

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Come discuss how the transition between mediums affects the presentation of story, tone, and character in the context of a few popular book-to-movie adaptations. What gets lost in translation, and what gets enhanced? Which changes are necessary, and which are problematic? How should a book and its movie adaptation be related for fans, and how should they be separated? And most importantly, how do book-to-movie adaptations affect fans?

Speakers
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Ginny DiGuiseppi

Ginny DiGuiseppi co-founded Not Literally Productions with Dana Ritterbusch and Erik Tande in 2011, where she indulges her nerdy passions by making music videos and comedy. She loves to read, write, sing, draw, and argue with other people online. She hopes one day to be a young adult novelist, but will settle for now for being kinda famous on the internet.
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Maxwell Glick

Maxwell Glick has been a working actor in Los Angeles since moving there from New York.  He has been involved with online series and YouTube in many projects, most importantly as Spencer Gilman on the groundbreaking show lonelygirl15 and was nominated for an IAWTV Award for his performance in Night of the Zombie King.  He also starred in the online hit zombie musical Rigamortis: A Zombie Love Story.  His... Read More →
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Tessa Netting

Tessa Netting is an actor, singer, and parody mastermind who will stop at nothing until all of her dreams and goals are accomplished. Tessa took to YouTube, creating tessaROXX TV, and quickly became nationally known for fusing Broadway and pop culture in her parodies. The most logical next step, in her mind, is television. Last January, Tessa moved to Los Angeles to expand and utilize her talents, both in front of the camera and as a creative... Read More →
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Dana Ritterbusch

Dana Ritterbusch is one of the founding members of Not Literally Productions.  Driven mainly by the fandoms that fuel her, she co-creates fan content around the Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones fandoms and more.  Her work has been featured on The Mary Sue, The Huffington Post, i09, and more.  She lives in Denver, CO, where she enjoys lifting, marathoning Netflix, and drinking wine while surfing Pinterest.


Saturday August 2, 2014 11:00am - 11:40am
W103