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.
‘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.
At Wattpad, a new premium subscription is being rolled out for the US and Canadian markets; BookExpo and BookCon call for program submissions.
The latest in Wattpad’s expanding array of content partnerships brings it together with eOne, a major production and distribution hub in Toronto.
The EVP of the new Kaiken Entertainment has a message for Berlin’s Publishers’ Forum: Think ‘full 360,’ story worlds, and ‘finding the right partners.’
In the Philippines, ‘Wattpad Presents’ is a hit for Manila TV5. Toronto’s social reading and writing platform has a TV deal with Universal Cable Productions.
Italy’s PubCoder announces a beta edition of its third iteration, while HarperCollins Children’s Books looks to Canada’s Wattpad for new content and talent.
Wattpad scores its largest deal with a European publisher, and in France, where Wattpad grew its audience by 61 percent last year.
To promote Don Easton’s latest book, Dundurn Press is releasing one of his previous titles for free on Wattpad. Can it produce new buyers?
Adept at partnering with advertisers for product placement and auxiliary content, Toronto-based Wattpad now rolls out in-story ads to boost writer earnings.