Publishing’s traditional position as society’s main storytelling industry may be in jeopardy. At a Byte the Book session during London Book Fair, speakers discussed how publishers can remain competitive.
The public-facing London Book and Screen Week opens with adaptation awards in film, television, gaming, audio, and stage.
Books at Berlinale each year tempts film producers with 12 books carefully curated for their film adaptation potential—as the demand for screen rights soars in the age of Netflix, Amazon Studios, HBO, and others.
More than 150 titles from 30 nations were submitted for this year’s ‘Books at Berlinale’ session. The final list of 12 books has been chosen to be presented to filmmakers at the Berlin Film Festival.
During a full-day event in Frankfurt dedicated to film adaptations of books, a group of directors, writers and producers discussed the adaptation process.
A title next week at Frankfurt is based on an incident in Maestro Arturo Toscanini’s life, and the Sweek platform hands a contract to a 16-year-old.
First time in more than two years: the Association of American Publishers ‘ monthly StatShot report shows an increase in ebook sales in the US.
The Frankfurt Book Fair’s ‘Book Film Game’ networking day includes pitch sessions of books for possible film adaptation or virtual-reality development.
Minecraft, Angry Birds, ‘Valérian et Laureline,’ and many more high-visibility properties are spotlighted in a daylong focus at Frankfurt on cross-media development.
‘Not to distract from Bulgakov’s text,’ writes Alexandra Guzeva, is producers’ challenge in creating a complex online reading of ‘The Master and Margarita.’