One literary agent’s story at this fourth iteration of the international conference was about selling 2,000 English-language titles into the Chinese market. Going the other direction? Not so easy.
With a new StoryDrive Asia event coming to Singapore, Beijing’s fourth annual iteration revved the potential gains that develop when content industries fuel each others’ expertise.
‘Online literature is an important topic for this year’s conference,’ says Frankfurt Book Fair’s Juergen Boos, as his team prepares to participate in the fourth annual doing of StoryDrive China.
‘Access for international publishers to entirely new players,’ says Frankfurt Book Fair’s Juergen Boos on the StoryDrive program’s expansion to Singapore.
StoryDrive Frankfurt speaker Drew Davidson believes that technology enables new ways to share stories, but the experience is ultimately about the quality of the story.
Ideas not technology should lead story development in the digital age, says multiplatform creator Matt Costello, a featured speaker at next week’s StoryDrive China conference.
Frankfurt’s StoryDrive is bringing together agents, publishers, film & TV producers, financiers, and games developers to talk shop and, hopefully, sign deals.
The Frankfurt Book Fair takes its cross-media StoryDrive conference to Beijing, May 29-30, offering matchmaking services for publishers and technologists.
Edward Nawotka looks at the cross-polination that comes from the StoryDrive and SPARKS conferences at The Frankfurt Book Fair with film, gaming, and books.
Copyright Clearance Center is working with CopyGhana and other African organizations to build effective infrastructure for licensing and reproduction rights.