A film adaptation is the transfer of a written work in whole or a part to a film. It is a type of derived work. One of the most common forms of film adaptations is the use of novels as the basis of a film also referred to as a feature film. From the earliest days of cinema, adaptation of films from literary works has been ubiquitous in film making The movie Othello directed by Stuart Burge, revolves around the life of the mighty warrior, Othello, his relationship with his wife, Desdemona and the conspiracies that he falls prey to. This book tells about the details and intricacies followed by directors while adapting a literary source into a film.