Middleton joins Marjacq as film and TV agent

Leah Middleton, agent at Aitken Alexander, is joining Marjacq Scripts Ltd to take on a role as its in-house film and TV agent, starting at the end of March. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Lit Agents Join Forces In Agents Round Table

In response to a changing marketplace, ten women literary agents have launched a consortium of independent agents who have pledged to share knowledge, resources, and contacts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ex-WME international agent de Angelis joins Fremantle

Former WME international agent and partner in London Raffaella de Angelis has joined Fremantle to lead literary acquisitions based on books for its global drama division. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 13:44:19 UTC ]
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Film and TV rights to Clift debut go to Scott Free after three-way auction

Ridley Scott's production company Scott Free has triumphed in a three-way auction to win the film and television rights for I Alone Survive (Hodder and Stoughton) by début author Bethany Clift.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 19:12:41 UTC ]
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Here’s Your 2020 Literary Film and TV Adaptation Preview

These days, it seems like every book that gets even the barest amount of hype gets snapped up by a production company in the first month of its publication, but that doesn’t necessarily mean those are the books whose adaptations get made. 2020 starts out with a whole host of movies adapted from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-16 09:50:47 UTC ]
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Idris Elba snares Derek Owusu's book for film and TV

Idris Elba's production company Green Door Pictures has secured film and TV rights to #Merky Books' forthcoming title Teaching My Brother To Read by Derek Owusu. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 07:05:06 UTC ]
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Illingworth to join D H H Literary Agency as full-time agent

Bookseller Harry Illingworth is set to leave Goldsboro Books at the end of the year to become a full-time agent at The D H H Literary Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 03:55:21 UTC ]
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Marshall's YA thriller optioned for film and TV

The team who launched the "Twilight" and "The Hunger Games" franchises have acquired the film and TV rights to Rules for Vanishing (Walker) by Kate Alice Marshall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 02:34:37 UTC ]
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Scottish indie BHP Comics signs with Curtis Brown for film and TV rights

BHP Comics has signed with Curtis Brown for the agency to represent the indie publisher's film and TV rights.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-13 01:17:45 UTC ]
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Ebury's Latham joins Atlantic, as Kerr turns agent

Alice Latham is leaving Ebury after 11 years to join Atlantic Books as rights director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 09:00:28 UTC ]
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Books to Film: Frankfurt’s Cannes Program Takes Publishers, Agents to France

On the first tour to Cannes of publishers and literary agents, Norway's Thomas Mala says the experience was worthwhile. He's ready to go again next year. The post Books to Film: Frankfurt’s Cannes Program Takes Publishers, Agents to France appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 05:56:09 UTC ]
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New film and TV deal for Stroud’s Bartimaeus Sequence

Start Media has optioned the film and TV rights to Jonathan Stroud’s fantasy series The Bartimaeus Sequence, according to Deadline. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 10:41:06 UTC ]
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Hillary and Chelsea Clinton to form film and TV production company

The mother-daughter pair follow the Obamas into content creation, focusing on stories about womenHillary and Chelsea Clinton are to form a film and TV company to produce female-centric content. Bloomberg and the Hollywood Reporter have confirmed that the pair are in talks with studios about “a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-31 11:14:17 UTC ]
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Weatherill joins Northbank as literary agent

Hannah Weatherill, currently a scout at Mira Trenchard Literary Scouting, will join Northbank Talent Management next month as literary agent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stormzy joins cast of Noughts + Crosses TV adaptation

British musician Stormzy is joining the cast of the BBC One adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s YA novel Noughts & Crosses (Penguin Random House Children's). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Ink Factory snaps up film and TV rights to The Plotters

The Ink Factory has snapped up film and television rights to The Plotters (Fourth Estate) by Un Su Kim.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers and agents invited to Cannes 'Rendez-Vous' as film adaptations boom

The Civil Society of French Language Editors (SCELF) and the Institut Français have teamed up to create a new event, 'Shoot the Book! Rendez-Vous', billed as "the first international meetings corner between publishing and audiovisual in Cannes". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Game developer Rebellion is opening its own UK film and TV studio

The UK game developer behind Sniper Elite is opening its own film studio where it plans to shoot a Judge Dredd TV series and Rogue Trooper film. Rebellion, which also created the PSVR tank shooter Battlezone, nabbed the rights to the comic books afte... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rachel Mann joins JULA as literary agent

Rachel Mann is joining Jo Unwin and Ella Berthoud as a literary agent at JULA, where she will build a list focusing primarily on children’s fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bright Agency launches film and TV division

The Bright Agency is launching an in-house film and TV division and has hired Courtney Arumugam, formerly of Mattel Creations, to match Bright’s creators with studios and broadcasters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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