Anna Soler-Pont of Barcelona’s Pontas Literary & Film Agency discusses the her dual careers in books and movies, and role as an agent, writer and producer.
Browsing by topic: books to film
The Library of America reports the movie remake of ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ tripled sales of the LOA’s James Thurber, among other examples.
Filmmakers Ziad Doueiri and Joëlle Touma talk about the challenges of adapting Yasmina Khadra’s novel about Middle East terrorism, “The Attack,” to the screen.
Nicole Witt of Frankfurt’s Mertin Agency describes the pleasure of seeing several of her titles transformed into award-winning films and the unexpected perks.
Hyperion, the book publisher owned by Disney, is planning to sell off most of its back list, and will instead focus on books that tie directly into ABC-Disney TV Shows.
In this case, having read Suzanne Collin’s books makes watching the movie a better experience overall, something that is truly rare in Hollywood.
The 9-million copy bestseller, ‘The Prophet’ by Khalil Gibran has been turned into a movie by British filmmaker and composer Gary Tarn.
What profitable, forward-thinking publishing house would not want to run its very own film/TV production company?
Why is it far less often that a book makes the successful jump into a prime time TV series than into a Hollywood film?
Hollywood producers David Gerson and Peter Friedlander discussed books to film at the StoryDrive conference during the 2011 Frankfurt Book Fair.