Pathway: My Default Pathway by Ekaterina Lysenko

Front title of Orlando, black background, white writing

Novel into Film
(7) Film based on the novel by V. Woolf (adaptation as a product) as a result of the adapter's interpretive and creative act.

1 x colour slide in transparent plastic hanging sheet, Digital, Behind the Scenes Images - Tilda Swinton and Sally Potter on location for scene 53

Novel into Film
(6) On set: shooting (adaptation as a process)

Orlando Music Breakdown - Provisional, Black and white A4 computer printed, Paper

Novel into Film
(5) Scene breakdown, sound & music (cinematic conventions). Visual frames and different soundtracks (dialogue, voice-overs, music, noises, etc) can be combined, as the film editor manipulates time and space relations.

1 x colour slide in transparent plastic hanging sheet, Digital, Film Stills - Scene 53 - (Tilda Swinton) in the film

Novel into Film:
(4) Actors, costumes & design. Can be the actors considered as adapters? They seek background and inspiration from the adapted text.

Title page of revised draft script for Orlando. Black printed text on A4 paper bound with a plastic comb spine

Novel into Film
(3) Creating a script based on individual interpretation of the original novel, rereading & reworking (adaptation as a process). The adapter is an interpreter before becoming a creator.

A4 pages, Paper, Typed notes on Virginia Woolf's ideas about the future for women

Novel into Film
(2) Research: reading V. Woolf's essays and diaries to find out a background story of the novel and get more information.

Original Novel, Photo of front book cover, Orlando, Virginia Woolf, portrait

Novel into Film
(1) Reading V. Woolf's novel to trace main themes & characters. Reading & interpreting. The director does not subordinate him/herself to another author; author's work (source/adapted text) is only a pretext, which provides catalysts, scenes which use his/her views/preoccupations to produce a radically new work.