NFMLA Panel: Screenplay Adaptation with Scott Neustadter

January 22, 2021 05:00pm PST - 06:30pm PST


Thinking of adapting a YA novel into a film? Want to know what it takes to bring existing stories to life? Join us for a special conversation with Scott Neustadter who has brought stories such as 500 Days of Summer, Spectacular Now, The Fault in Our Stars, and more stories to the big screen.

Scott Neustadter is an Oscar-nominated screenwriter and award-winning producer whose credits, along with writing partner Michael Weber, include THE DISASTER ARTIST, nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 90th Academy Awards and (500) DAYS OF SUMMER, Golden Globe nominee for Best Picture and winner of the Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay.

Other credits include THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, THE SPECTACULAR NOW, PAPER TOWNS, and OUR SOULS AT NIGHT starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda. Most recently Neustadter adapted Kevin Wilson’s acclaimed novel NOTHING TO SEE HERE for Sony Pictures and the 10-episode Amazon limited series DAISY JONES AND THE SIX

Neustadter hails from Margate, NJ and currently lives with his wife and two children in Los Angeles.

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