In creating short films, HarperCollins India CEO Ananth Padmanabhan wants ‘to take stories to audiences who are spending a lot of time watching.’
Opening a new focus in his career, author Dmitry Glukhovsky’s stage and screen adaptations of his Putin-putdown ‘Text’ are finding fast traction.
As the book’s international rights sales power on, Lunde–no stranger to film development–is in a second deal with Anonymous Content’s new Nordic unit.
A total 11 titles are in contention this year in the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Film Awards program, which has its awards night at Frankfurt Pavilion.
In a first for the divisions of Open Road’s Ignition marketing program, its true-crime newsletter and site has a screen development deal.
‘I knew I wanted to see it as a film,’ says Imagine Kids+Family chief Stephanie Sperber about Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’ from Scholastic.
At the Frankfurter Buchmesse, a “Focus: Film” networking sequence will include a pitching session for books with potential for screen development.
Graphic novels, a dark debut from a 25-year-old Parisian, and nonfiction on social genetics and saving our seas all figure into today’s roundup.
The 2018 Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards for adaptations to film and series in two categories are open for submissions to July 15.
The 18-year-old Amsterdam-based production house NL Film is the latest to form a new partnership in Europe with Wattpad Studios for the development of platform-sourced writings for screens.