Books at Berlinale each year tempts film producers with 12 books carefully curated for their film adaptation potential—as the demand for screen rights soars in the age of Netflix, Amazon Studios, HBO, and others.
In a new series directed by Andy Coyle, illustrator Luke Pearson’s ‘Hilda’ series of graphic novels from Nobrow’s Flying Eye Books is to premiere on Netflix in September.
More than 150 titles from 30 nations were submitted for this year’s ‘Books at Berlinale’ session. The final list of 12 books has been chosen to be presented to filmmakers at the Berlin Film Festival.
During a full-day event in Frankfurt dedicated to film adaptations of books, a group of directors, writers and producers discussed the adaptation process.
The Frankfurt Book Fair’s ‘Book Film Game’ networking day includes pitch sessions of books for possible film adaptation or virtual-reality development.
Twelve books get a chance each year to be presented for filmmakers’ consideration at the Berlin International Film Festival’s ‘Books at Berlinale’ event.
Director Graham Sack and producer Jennifer 8. Lee collaborated with The New York Times on a short virtual reality film based on ‘Lincoln in the Bardo.’
As literary adaptations are shown in the Berlin International Film Festival, new works with potential for cinematic development are pitched on February 14.
Tom Ford’s adaptation wins Frankfurt’s adaptation prize for ‘Nocturnal Animals,’ and the Arabic Fiction Award changes its submission policy.
Will Evans and Dallas Sonnier plan to merge to worlds of book publishing, filmmaking, and other storytelling media with their new venture, Cinestate.