A total 11 titles are in contention this year in the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Film Awards program, which has its awards night at Frankfurt Pavilion.
At the Liber International Book Fair in Madrid in October, the Spanish publishers’ federation will honor Altresmedia for ‘Fariña’ and for ‘Crea Lectura.’
The 2018 Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards for adaptations to film and series in two categories are open for submissions to July 15.
Tom Ford’s adaptation wins Frankfurt’s adaptation prize for ‘Nocturnal Animals,’ and the Arabic Fiction Award changes its submission policy.
Theater producers in the UK have scored several recent successes with stage adaptations of popular and award-winning books, and there’s a hunger for more.
Why is it far less often that a book makes the successful jump into a prime time TV series than into a Hollywood film?
Frederick Warne announced the publication of The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit in September 2012, the 110th anniversary of the bunny’s first appearance in print.
by Siobhan O’Leary Author and literary critic Elke Heidenreich once wielded enough power to make a book a bestseller in Germany simply by mentioning it on her television show Lesen!. When ZDF cancelled her show in late 2008 amidst controversial debates about its quality, many saw it as a sign that television networks now deemed books too unsexy for prime …
By Diana Peterfreund Last fall, my Random House editor, Kerri Buckley, called me and asked if I’d ever considered writing a movie novelization. I’d just returned from a writing conference where I met several writers who did such work, and I was intrigued. Though I’d published five original novels, I’d recently branched out into other kinds of fiction writing, including …
By Edward Nawotka In today’s lead story Diana Peterfreund writes about adapting the screenplay of the film Morning Glory into a novel. Over the years several film and television franchises have been extended via book and comic book adaptations. Think of Star Wars, which comprises just six films, but has been continued in several hundred more novels — many of …