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Graphic Novelist Alex de Campi Uses Kickstarter to Sell Print, Film and Foreign Rights

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Graphic novelist Alex de Campi is using Kickstarter to raise $27,000 to fund production of her latest project, including selling print, film and foreign rights.

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Steve Jobs Biographer Sells Movie Rights

Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs, which will be published by Simon & Schuster on October 24 of this year, may also soon be a movie.

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Magic Seeds: The Art and Science of Book Discovery in Hollywood

“The deal-making process is far more fluid than many people realize,” says veteran books-to-film agent Jeff Aghassi. Read Part One of this article, in which ICM’s […]

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The 1,000-to-1 Long Shot: How Hollywood Decides What Books Hit the Silver Screen

In the first of a two part series, we talk to ICM’s Josie Freedman and other insiders about how Hollywood agents, publishers and producers decide […]

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Hollywood and Book Publishing, Never the Twain Shall Meet?

Interview with Pat Walsh, the former editor-in-chief of MacAdam/Cage on how book publishing and Hollywood do (and don’t) get along. By Edward Nawotka It’s often […]

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Unearthing New Content and New Rights Opportunities in Frankfurt

By Juergen Boos, Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair Publishers of all sizes earn a significant amount of their revenue from rights and licenses. Rights […]

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More Stories, More Rights: Films & Games in Frankfurt

By Hannah Johnson It’s not news to anyone that the rights business is expanding all the time. Technology has enabled more people and companies to […]

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Surviving Censorship and Other Challenges in Europe’s Smallest Market

By Chris Gruppetta If someone were to ask me for advice on whether to become a publisher in Malta, I’d say don’t. And not just […]

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Books to Film: No Hard and Fast Rules

By Liz Bury The heyday of huge film deals being made for books may be over, but, there’s still big money on the table for […]

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From Frankfurt 2010: Content Knows No Borders

By Edward Nawotka and Liz Bury (This story originally appeared in the Publishing Perspectives show daily at the Frankfurt Book Fair on 6 October 2010. […]

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