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Adapting Books for Film and Other Media

Penington B May 26, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Daryle Conners

Daryle Conners is an award winning filmmaker, game designer and author.  She has produced several documentaries, including the 5-hour series, “Destination Vatican II” on PBS.  She worked in both Paris and Los Angeles for many years as a screenwriter and development executive. During that time, she worked with some of the most acclaimed writers and directors in the world, while developing an anthology feature film project, “First Step” at Sony Studios. Daryle also writes an animated series in France called “Zip Zip”, produced by Go-N productions.  Her children’s book series, “Gabby Duran and the Unsittables”, published by Disney/Hyperion has been optioned by the Disney Channel and is currently in development.  Daryle is also an experienced game designer who came up through the 3D first-person shooter world while working at Ion Storm. She has since designed over 20 game titles for table top, PC, Xbox, iOS, and Oculus Rift, including “Scene It? Harry Potter”, “Southpark, The Totally Sweet Trivia Game”, “Scene It? Star Wars”, “30 Rock for iPad”, “Pixel Flix”, and “Twilight Saga”.

Daryle has worked with some of the world’s most acclaimed writers and directors, including Terry Gilliam, Pedro Almodovar, Andrei Konchalovsky, James Ivory, Roman Polanski, Ron Howard, and Mira Niar.