Bringing her literary consultancy services to Los Angeles, Philippa Donovan joins the June 13 Rights and Content conference speakers’ roster, impressed with the ‘intensity to the creativity in this town.’
‘A vast pool of quality legacy content amounts to a huge, permanent brand advantage,’ says Rights and Content conference speaker Matt Dellinger. But how can it be deployed?
On June 13, Publishing Perspectives hosts a conference in New York City to provide insight into maximizing revenue from rights and licensing.
Is a British vertical in the offing at Open Road Integrated Media? No one is telling, but Charlie Greig says she has more than enough backlist to make one.
Legacies are built on originality, rather than imitation. Just look at the life and art of David Bowie, who was an innovator to the core.
Begin to think of your backlist as a series of fragments that can be repurposed, says Randy Petway, COO of Publishing Technology.
With backlist, you have to see what’s old that’s new or make it new again, says Ira Silverberg, who keynotes PP’s Monetizing the Backlist conference next Thursday.
Up until now second serial rights for stories and articles have been an afterthought, but it is a huge opportunity, says Byliner’s Richard Nash.
By Erin L. Cox On Wednesday, my colleague, Edward Nawotka, hosted a panel discussing book stunts, some of which we’ve previously chronicled on our site. From Chilean artists dropping poetry on Berlin to Eichborn’s fly promotion at the Frankfurt Book Fair to Jennifer Belle’s “laughter project” of actresses laughing at her novel on the subway, these stunts got attention and publicity…but did …
By Hannah Johnson There is a new royalty rate in town. Random House and The Wylie Agency have resolved their conflict over e-book rights, and out of this resolution has come a new royalty rate — but it isn’t just a rate, it’s a rate scale. Publishers Weekly uncovered a source at Random House who revealed that RH will implement …