The massive audiences and lucrative development of the streaming platforms can mean some tough choices for publishers trying to map out screen success.
Taking stock as the new year comes in, Copyright Clearance Center’s ‘Beyond the Book’ podcast series has a trio of 2018 look-back episodes on tap.
The filmmaker, director, and author behind the popular ‘Grantchester’ series from ITV will be the celebrity spokesperson for London Book Fair’s cross-platform outreach program in March.
Toronto-based Kids Can Press reports strong international interest at Frankfurter Buchmesse for the publisher’s issue-driven list of upcoming titles.
Wattpad and SyFy now open voting for one of three television adaptations of a new book, ‘Expiration Date,’ which has 55 million reads on the platform so far.
Kids Can Press will see two of its book properties transformed into tv shows next fall: Ashley Spires’ graphic novels and picture books by Geneviève Côté.
Wattpad signs an agreement with video streaming and production company iflix to produce films based on Wattpad’s Indonesian content.
Taking on the critics who say that TV and film are eroding publishing, the Publishers Association’s report asserts that the best—and top-earning—productions ‘begin with a book.’
With plans for multiplatform development to follow, the allegorical fantasy writings of Italian author Roberto Ricci are coming first to television.
German-language users spend an average 10 million minutes on Wattpad daily. That may soon pay off for both the platform in Toronto and for Munich’s Bavaria Fiction in a new partnership.