As streaming entertainment makes ‘all content global,’ says Wattpad’s Aron Levitz, the most successful studios will listen to their audiences.
Wattpad Studios Formalizes Asian Expansion, Placing Dexter Ong in Hong Kong
After gathering new funding, Wattpad announces expanded efforts in development of film and digital content in Southeast Asian markets. Dexter Ong of 21st Century Fox Asia is tapped to lead from Hong Kong.
From Canada, Wattpad Studios Aims at Hollywood With ‘Cupid’s Match’
‘You’ve been matched with a very reckless god. It’s Cupid, himself. And he’s coming for you.’ Wattpad releases its first screen project of 2018.
Canada’s Wattpad Studios at BEA: A Few Words With Aron Levitz
Dealing in the ‘atomic unit’ — story — Wattpad Studios’ Aron Levitz is ready to ‘give Hollywood the best focus group it never had.’
Canada and Korea, Wattpad and Webtoon: The Studios’ Consolidation
Talking of ‘massive global fan communities,’ the leadership of Wattpad Webtoon Studios fine tunes its executive roster.
The Merged Wattpad Webtoon Studios Names First Projects
The two platforms brought together by South Korea’s Naver have begun early development on a trio of properties.
Canada and Korea: Aron Levitz Leads the Newly Merged Wattpad Webtoon Studios
As president of the combined Wattpad Webtoon Studios division, Levitz says the hurdle now is getting more content to more screens faster.
France’s Lagardère Studios Announces a Book-to-Screen Deal With Wattpad
Wattpad Studios’ screen development portfolio adds France’s Lagardère Studios, a sister company to Hachette Livre.
In Southeast Asia: Spotify to Host Exclusive Series of Wattpad Podcasts
Live panel appearances at book fairs in the Philippines and Indonesia will promote Wattpad’s new podcasts headed for Spotify.
Allen Lau Leaves Wattpad’s Top Spot; Jeanne Lam Remains in Place
The co-founder and CEO of Wattpad hands off to Jeanne Lam in a ‘final curtain call’ he says is not ‘The End.’