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Friday, June 19 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Are we in a Golden Age of Television? Is it Romanticist?

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Symposium on Romanticist Narratives

The best writing talent in Hollywood is now working for Television. In a move that was unthinkable in the 20th Century, Oscar-winning film actors are also going across to the small screen—the depth of story facilitates the depth of character. Welcome to the era of Mad Men, House of Cards, and Homeland: the 50-hour epic, spun over five seasons of 12 episodes each. Is this the new Golden Age of Television?

Novelist and screenwriter Vinay Kolhatkar will explore why the digital economics of cable, Netflix, and DVD have facilitated the telling of epics, and what it means for Romanticism.

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Vinay Kolhatkar

Chief Editor, Publisher, Columnist, The Savvy Street
Vinay Kolhatkar studied screenwriting at NIDA, ScreenwritingU (LA), and at The Story Department. He wrote Casting Impressions, a short film that was produced by King Creatives, and a TV pilot titled "And Justice for Some." His debut novel, The Frankenstein Candidate, was publishe... Read More →

Friday June 19, 2015 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
Trafalgar Room Crown Plaza Nashua

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