Downton Abbey is about order confronting chaos. Is the state publishing any different?
‘We don’t have editors,’ says Michael Fabiano, head of recently launched NBC Publishing, ‘we have producers, and that’s an important distinction.’
Thomas Minkus reports on CES 2012 and the biggest trends, including interactive televisions, ultrabooks and new smartphones.
If the novel is like a feature film, what’s the written equivalent of the TV series? Boxfiction has an answer.
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?
Hollywood producers David Gerson and Peter Friedlander discussed books to film at the StoryDrive conference during the 2011 Frankfurt Book Fair.
By Edward Nawotka In today’s lead story, author Stephen Elliott says: “You should market your book with the same integrity as you put into writing the book. Use things nobody else is doing. Don’t be boring.” Traditional book marketing is somewhat more staid. It usually encompasses a reading tour, some blogging and editorial writing, radio and television media (if you’re …
By Mike Springer If Shannon Fitzgerald had to choose one word to describe what today’s young people expect from media content, it would be: Authenticity. “They are so smart and so savvy,” says Fitzgerald, the new Vice President of Series Development at MTV. “They sniff out BS really quickly now.” In her view, young people feel empowered by social media …
By Hannah Johnson Yesterday, a coalition of entertainment companies, including MovieLabs, CableLabs, Comcast and Rovi Corporation, announced the launch of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR). The EIDR is meant to serve as a global cataloging system for movies, television and other media content by providing a unique ID and metadata for each piece of content. The press release cited the …