The class will explore the process of adapting both fiction and non-fiction literary works into motion pictures. Students will examine the original literary source, then the interim screenplay and finally the completed motion picture. This class will also explore the practical aspects of creating a film adaptation in Kansas City. Students will interact with Kansas City area film professionals and learn about the practical aspects of filming and exhibiting films in Kansas City. Prerequisites: Anchor II, DISC 200. Co-requisites: DISC 300. Cross Listings: ENGLISH 338.