In 1948 some 70,000 books were looted from Palestinian libraries by the state of Israel. A new documentary considers their fate and the implications of intellectual occupation.
Direct-to-consumer, enabled by digital, is a game changing paradigm, especially for content creators like filmmakers who sacrifice and compromise little.
Defying traditional models of film distribution, The Silver Goat debuted on the iPad allowing it to instantly reach a broad international audience.
In this case, having read Suzanne Collin’s books makes watching the movie a better experience overall, something that is truly rare in Hollywood.
The 9-million copy bestseller, ‘The Prophet’ by Khalil Gibran has been turned into a movie by British filmmaker and composer Gary Tarn.
What profitable, forward-thinking publishing house would not want to run its very own film/TV production company?
Why is it far less often that a book makes the successful jump into a prime time TV series than into a Hollywood film?
Increasingly self-publishers are pushing into new aspects of publishing and taking control of their own fate. One of these areas is rights.
Graphic novelist Alex de Campi is using Kickstarter to raise $27,000 to fund production of her latest project, including selling print, film and foreign rights.
Hollywood producers David Gerson and Peter Friedlander discussed books to film at the StoryDrive conference during the 2011 Frankfurt Book Fair.