Chicken House partners with film company Altitude

Chicken House and Altitude, a film production company, are teaming up to develop book and film projects simultaneously. “Instead of waiting for a final book to take into movie production, we will find scripts or treatments together and develop them at the same time,” said Barry Cunningham, m.d. and publisher at Chicken House. “So if someone has a great idea and has written three or four chapters, we can get involved at that stage.” Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicken House has acquired world publishing rights to a middle grade fantasy, which is also in development for film adaptation with Altitude Films, by Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder (Trindles & Read).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chicken House partners with Chinese-based Liaoning Publishing Group

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Chicken House and Altitude acquire joint property

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Bookshop site partners with Modern Films to support indies

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