Talking of ‘massive global fan communities,’ the leadership of Wattpad Webtoon Studios fine tunes its executive roster.
2021 Watty Awards: An Asexual Romance Takes the Top Prize
Winners in the 2021 Watty Awards include stories inducted into the Paid Stories program that allows writers to earn money for their work.
Wattpad-Webtoon’s Book Group Opens Graphic Novel Imprint
The merged Canadian and Korean platforms are expected to generate 12 graphic novels per year in the Webtoon Unscrolled imprint.
The Merged Wattpad Webtoon Studios Names First Projects
The two platforms brought together by South Korea’s Naver have begun early development on a trio of properties.
South Korean and Italian Publishers Hold a Bilateral Rights Exchange
Running through Wednesday, this week’s program of bilateral trade meetings bring together 36 Asian and European publishers.
Canada and Korea: Aron Levitz Leads the Newly Merged Wattpad Webtoon Studios
As president of the combined Wattpad Webtoon Studios division, Levitz says the hurdle now is getting more content to more screens faster.
South Korea’s Naver Completes Its Acquisition of Canada’s Wattpad
Naver’s US$600 million acquisition of Wattpad is completed as potential competition arrives from Amazon’s new Kindle Vella and Seoul’s Kakao.
Canada’s Wattpad Announces It’s Being Acquired by South Korea’s Naver
Toronto-based Wattpad will retain its leadership team following its acquisition by South Korean tech company Naver, in a US$600 million cash and stock deal.