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May 3, 2018
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Hi to everyone!

I've been an admirer of Stephen King's books since 1989, had read almost all of his romances and short stories - for me his short stories and "novellas" are the best!

First time here in this message board - I've just signed in yesterday.

I'm a filmmaker, since 2003 I want to adapt a short story of his as a short movie. I looked at the short stories listed at Dollar Baby, but the short story I want to adapt is not listed there. How should I proceed to see if I could get King's permission for such?

Thanks!
 
May 3, 2018
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#4
Welcome to the Board!

If it's not on the list, then it's not available as a dollar baby. Did you want to option it as a dollar baby or as a commercial film?
Thanks for replying to my post!

It's not a commercial film - it's a short movie, intended only for screenings in film festivals. I wouldn't explore it commercially nor would put it online for viewing. I guess that, if it is not listed as Dollar Baby Films, still I could come to some agreement with King's agents. I only need to know where to find the right contacts for this purpose.
 

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#8
Thanks for replying to my post!

It's not a commercial film - it's a short movie, intended only for screenings in film festivals. I wouldn't explore it commercially nor would put it online for viewing. I guess that, if it is not listed as Dollar Baby Films, still I could come to some agreement with King's agents. I only need to know where to find the right contacts for this purpose.
I'm afraid not. The only stories available are those that are on the list.
 

Neesy

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#11
...."all of his romances"?.......:umm:

had read almost all of his romances and short stories
Maybe he is confusing the words romance and "romans" (I think the word roman means novel) - the OP doesn't list where they're from so just guessing.

In Google translate French to English that is how it comes up.
 

Neesy

#1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side
May 24, 2012
58,511
220,123
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
#12
Hi to everyone!

I've been an admirer of Stephen King's books since 1989, had read almost all of his romances and short stories - for me his short stories and "novellas" are the best!

First time here in this message board - I've just signed in yesterday.

I'm a filmmaker, since 2003 I want to adapt a short story of his as a short movie. I looked at the short stories listed at Dollar Baby, but the short story I want to adapt is not listed there. How should I proceed to see if I could get King's permission for such?

Thanks!
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