Books at Berlinale each year tempts film producers with 12 books carefully curated for their film adaptation potential—as the demand for screen rights soars in the age of Netflix, Amazon Studios, HBO, and others.
More than 150 titles from 30 nations were submitted for this year’s ‘Books at Berlinale’ session. The final list of 12 books has been chosen to be presented to filmmakers at the Berlin Film Festival.
Twelve books get a chance each year to be presented for filmmakers’ consideration at the Berlin International Film Festival’s ‘Books at Berlinale’ event.
As literary adaptations are shown in the Berlin International Film Festival, new works with potential for cinematic development are pitched on February 14.
For a second time, Turkey’s Kalem Literary Agency pitched a book to a crowd of film producers at the Berlinale Film Festival. Agent Nazlı Gürkaş shares the experience and some advice.
Germany’s 2016 ‘Books at Berlinale’ event will see 11 titles in competition, a setting in which publishers and producers come together.
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