Director Graham Sack and producer Jennifer 8. Lee collaborated with The New York Times on a short virtual reality film based on ‘Lincoln in the Bardo.’
From Stockholm’s internationally situated Bonnier with its history to the new Canelo from the UK and 10-year-old Wattpad, innovation is the quest at StoryDrive Asia in Singapore.
Understanding publishing in the digital context of ‘nearby media’ is at the heart of the Frankfurt Book Fair’s StoryDrive Asia conference in Singapore.
Three German companies, another from Belgium and one from the UK will pitch video game projects to specialists later this month at GamesCon in Cologne.
One literary agent’s story at this fourth iteration of the international conference was about selling 2,000 English-language titles into the Chinese market. Going the other direction? Not so easy.
Two storytelling projects from Poland merge book publishing with state-of-the-art technology and explore both cross-media and regional boundaries.
With a new StoryDrive Asia event coming to Singapore, Beijing’s fourth annual iteration revved the potential gains that develop when content industries fuel each others’ expertise.
‘Online literature is an important topic for this year’s conference,’ says Frankfurt Book Fair’s Juergen Boos, as his team prepares to participate in the fourth annual doing of StoryDrive China.
The Star Wars franchise is a powerful example of how content creators are expanding storylines into multiverses, with plans to sustain them for generations.
Forging a new, open synergy between creators and publishers will better position the industry to face the future, says transmedia storyteller Jerome Goerke.