As streaming entertainment makes ‘all content global,’ says Wattpad’s Aron Levitz, the most successful studios will listen to their audiences.
Announced at the 20th anniversary Asia TV Forum and Market, ‘Slow Dancing’ is the Wattpad-Mediacorp partnership’s first green-lighted production.
In creating short films, HarperCollins India CEO Ananth Padmanabhan wants ‘to take stories to audiences who are spending a lot of time watching.’
Having first appeared as ‘online writing’ in 2015, ‘Better Days’ by Jiu Yuexi became a major hit on film, and the book has entered China’s bestseller list.
Opening a new focus in his career, author Dmitry Glukhovsky’s stage and screen adaptations of his Putin-putdown ‘Text’ are finding fast traction.
Tom Fickling finds himself the publisher of one of the UK’s most successul authors and a partner of the world’s largest trade book publisher.
In an interview with Publishing Perspectives, bestselling author Dolores Redondo on the inspiration behind her latest book, a prequel to her Baztán Trilogy sensation.
Netflix International Originals’ Kelly Luegenbiehl speaks at Frankfurt’s CEO Talk at 2 p.m. on Wednesday. She says ‘Series and books can feed each other.’
As the book’s international rights sales power on, Lunde–no stranger to film development–is in a second deal with Anonymous Content’s new Nordic unit.
Literary Agent Jesseca Salky opens her own literary management company in New York, and Toronto’s Wattpad announces a deal with Wise in Rio.