As president of the combined Wattpad Webtoon Studios division, Levitz says the hurdle now is getting more content to more screens faster.
As streaming entertainment makes ‘all content global,’ says Wattpad’s Aron Levitz, the most successful studios will listen to their audiences.
Dealing in the ‘atomic unit’ — story — Wattpad Studios’ Aron Levitz is ready to ‘give Hollywood the best focus group it never had.’
The co-founder and CEO of Wattpad hands off to Jeanne Lam in a ‘final curtain call’ he says is not ‘The End.’
With a goal of deeper penetration in the Japanese market, South Korea’s Naver/Webtoon subsidiary Line buys Ebook Initiative Japan.
The merged Canadian and Korean platforms are expected to generate 12 graphic novels per year in the Webtoon Unscrolled imprint.
The two platforms brought together by South Korea’s Naver have begun early development on a trio of properties.
Running through Wednesday, this week’s program of bilateral trade meetings bring together 36 Asian and European publishers.
A day after Amazon announces its Kindle Vella serialization platform, the 90-million-user Wattpad arrives with its first serial-based film deal with Netflix.
The merger between Canada’s Wattpad and South Korea’s Naver, says Allen Lau, is built on audience and platform expansion.