This year’s public-facing London Book and Screen Week emphasizes television–and some cookery–with a ‘Doctor Who’ evening and a chat on politics.
As streaming entertainment makes ‘all content global,’ says Wattpad’s Aron Levitz, the most successful studios will listen to their audiences.
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.
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.
From Oslo, Helsinki, Paris, Mexico City, New York, Jerusalem, Zurich, and the Basque region’s San Sebastian, here are books being presented at Frankfurt.
In a first for the divisions of Open Road’s Ignition marketing program, its true-crime newsletter and site has a screen development deal.
Toronto-based Wattpad announces another international content development deal for Asian markets, and Sweden’s Bonnier has a film option for ‘Spotify Untold.’
Graphic novels, a dark debut from a 25-year-old Parisian, and nonfiction on social genetics and saving our seas all figure into today’s roundup.
The 2018 Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards for adaptations to film and series in two categories are open for submissions to July 15.
Wattpad Studios in Canada announce another major partnership in their European expansion, signing Mediaset in Italy to the list of production partners.