Amid Wattpad’s April shower of deal announcements, Singapore’s Mediacorp signs on for screen development, and the Philippines’ Andrea Pasion-Flores talks about Anvil’s new co-produced imprint.
Canadian reading platform Wattpad expands its footprint in the Philippines: it’s launching a new YA and romance imprint, Bliss Books, with Anvil Publishing.
The November 3 event this year makes wider use of the BBC’s visual, audio, and digital channels in a 45-minute program.
As president of the combined Wattpad Webtoon Studios division, Levitz says the hurdle now is getting more content to more screens faster.
This British Book Awards’ new ‘page-turner’ category is included in the ‘book of the year’ shortlists, with an awards event planned on May 13.
Almost 30 years ago, another Cambridge was where Richard Charkin learned about ‘the need to see things through others’ eyes.’
As streaming entertainment makes ‘all content global,’ says Wattpad’s Aron Levitz, the most successful studios will listen to their audiences.
Announced at the 20th anniversary Asia TV Forum and Market, ‘Slow Dancing’ is the Wattpad-Mediacorp partnership’s first green-lighted production.
In its arrangement with PRH India, Canada’s Wattpad will introduce some of the publisher’s writers to Wattpad readers, rather than generating content from the platform.
Wattpad Studios in Canada announce another major partnership in their European expansion, signing Mediaset in Italy to the list of production partners.