Hollywood producers David Gerson and Peter Friedlander discussed books to film at the StoryDrive conference during the 2011 Frankfurt Book Fair.
The day was packed with panels and events featuring the industry’s top exectutives and experts on the current and future trends in publishing.
Ed Nawotka on the Audi presence at the Frankfurt Book Fair, and the parallels facing the publishing and auto industries.
By Hannah Johnson The Frankfurt Book Fair officially opened yesterday evening, ringing in the 2011 Fair with Iceland as the Guest of Honor this year. Speakers also discussed this year’s cooperation with car-maker Audi, whose pavillion in the Fair has become a hive of activity — it is home to the Press Centre, the StoryDrive conference and other events this …
Agents sound off on key emerging markets, digital issues, agents-turned-publishers, the growth of film rights, and more prior to the start of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Gabe Zicherman explains that most people don’t buy books for a love of reading, but to be transported to another reality — something gamification can deliver.
Charlie Hoey and Peter Smith took 9 months to develop the Great Gatsby as a game. The literary mashup became a phenomenon and has 177,000 likes on Facebook.
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By Juergen Boos, Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair Publishers of all sizes earn a significant amount of their revenue from rights and licenses. Rights managers at these publishing companies, as well as literary agents, are most often the people who understand how to “translate” stories, ideas and information into other languages, formats and territories — who know how to …