The co-founder and CEO of Wattpad hands off to Jeanne Lam in a ‘final curtain call’ he says is not ‘The End.’
Winners in the 2021 Watty Awards include stories inducted into the Paid Stories program that allows writers to earn money for their work.
The merged Canadian and Korean platforms are expected to generate 12 graphic novels per year in the Webtoon Unscrolled imprint.
The two platforms brought together by South Korea’s Naver have begun early development on a trio of properties.
Webtoon, the platform for user-generated comics content has a partnership to offer new webcomics based on the DC Comics universe.
As president of the combined Wattpad Webtoon Studios division, Levitz says the hurdle now is getting more content to more screens faster.
Naver’s US$600 million acquisition of Wattpad is completed as potential competition arrives from Amazon’s new Kindle Vella and Seoul’s Kakao.
The Dutch author of Wattpad’s ’36 Questions (and lots of coffee)’ has seen her story picked up by NL Film and Wattpad Studios.
The Code 8 team at Collective Pictures is partnering with Wattpad to adapt story ‘Float’ by Kate Marchant, with more than 25 million reads, into film.
As Canada’s Wattpad Books buys a ‘lockdown romance’ for 2022, Constantin Film acquires a Wattpad story with more than 80 million reads.