Differences in Television and Feature Film Adaptations

The biggest difference between adapting a book for television versus the silver screen is the scale, explains Herbie J Pilato, a writer, producer, TV host, and president of Television, Ink. A story has to be just as compelling for both media, but a film will have to tell the story in a bigger way. Certain moments will be emphasized differently in a two-hour film compared to a more intimate ten-part miniseries. The differences in presentation and subject matter are something to consider when adapting...
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