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Applause buys rights over Amar Chitra comics 

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 1,492 Applause buys rights over Amar Chitra comics Aditya Birla group-led Applause Entertainment announced their flagship partnership with Amar Chitra Katha on their Instagram. The content management studio has acquired the license of the entire catalog which has over 400 Amar Chitra Katha tiles. The comic gallery would now be transformed into high-quality animated videos, tailor-made for the international audience. Chitra Katha library is voluminous and is available in over 20 languages. It covers all the epics mythologies, fables, and stories of brave heart popular in the Indian…

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 1,692 Olympia Le-Tan, the brand that re-imagines classic book covers and art, has today announced that it will launch a limited-edition book clutch collection in partnership with Harper’s Bazaar, the world’s longest-established luxury fashion, art and literary magazine in a deal brokered by IMG. OLYMPIA LE-TAN PARTNERS WITH HARPER’S BAZAAR TO LAUNCH CLUTCH COLLECTION  The seven-piece collection features some of Harper’s Bazaar’s most iconic vintage covers from the 1930’s. Founded by Gregory Bernard and Olympia Le-Tan in 2009, the brand’s signature book-clutch has been worn and spontaneously endorsed…

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 3,010 Uncorked by Cosmopolitan Combines the Largest Young Women’s Media Brand in the World with Award-Winning Wine Portfolio COSMO LAUNCHES ‘UNCORKED BY COSMOPOLITAN’ WITH GUARACHI WINE PARTNERS Guarachi Wine Partners and Hearst Magazines announced today the launch of a new wine brand Uncorked by Cosmopolitan, in a deal brokered by IMG. Leveraging Guarachi’s more than 35 years of success pioneering wine brands in the US as an importer, marketer and supplier of fine wines, Uncorked by Cosmopolitan is a curated selection of Guarachi’s leading wines by Cosmo’s editorial…

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#Licensing101 Episode 1 - Books To Screen Adaptation Entertainment Licensing Publishing 

Freaky Friday: #Licensing101 – Books To Screen Adaptation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 1,909 #Licensing101 Episode 1 – Books To Screen Adaptation I’m beginning with a series of Episodes about #Licensing101 & In today’s video I have with me Mr. Sidharth Jain who will help us decode #ContentLicensing & Syndication. Bringing to Life – Books To Screen Adaptation 101! Freaky Friday: #Licensing101 – Books To Screen Adaptation Changing Times have changed how we consume books, wherein 71% of readers have moved to digital platforms – We also see a surge of adaptations of Published & Non-Published Books to Screen for various…

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Teva celebrates 50th anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar(TM)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 2,295 Teva®, a division of Deckers Brands, announced its collaboration with The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ by Eric Carle for summer 2019. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the beloved children’s book, Teva created this collection to encourage hungry minds to explore the world around them. The collection combines classic Teva silhouettes with kid-friendly hues for adventure-ready styles that’ll help little ones spread their wings and fly. Inspiring generations with its innovative illustrations of art and nature, this collection merges Teva’s popular Hurricane XLT2 and Ember Moc styles with the…

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announces the publication of comicbook legend Stan Lee’s “A Trick of Light”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 1,897 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced it will publish A Trick of Light, one of the last creative works by comicbook legend Stan Lee, on September 17, 2019. Years in the making, and his first novel for adult readers, A Trick of Light inhabits Stan Lee’s Alliances, an entirely new universe created in a unique partnership between Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment, Ryan Silbert’s Origin Story, and Luke Lieberman. Joining Lee in the writing of the novel is the celebrated author Kat Rosenfield. A Trick of Light is a…

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The Roald Dahl Company signs exclusive content deal with Netflix

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 3,366 Netflix and The Roald Dahl Story Company have jointly announced that Netflix is coming up with an exclusive new slate of original animated event series, based on the books from the acclaimed author’s library, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, The Twits, and other beloved titles. As per the association, Netflix will bring together creative, visual, and writing teams to extend the stories in this first-of-its-kind slate of premium animated event series and specials for audiences of all ages. Netflix intends to remain faithful…

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Awesome Media & Entertainment launches publishing imprint ‘Awesome Reads’

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 3,171 Awesome Media & Entertainment, the IP and production company founded by writer-producer Jeff Norton, is launching a new publishing imprint Awesome Reads. Former Managing Director of Simon and Schuster Children’s UK Ingrid Selberg is joining to oversee the company as Director of Publishing. Awesome Reads will publish 3-4 books a year with a focus on high concept, commercial stories that capture the imagination. Director of Publishing Ingrid Selberg said, “I’m delighted to be working with Jeff Norton to launch Awesome Reads and bring these stories which are…

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Movie Licensing Publishing 

After Sacred Games, Netflix unveils ‘Baahubali: Before the Beginning’ web series

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 4,276 In what could be termed as good news for Mahismati fans, American online video streaming service Netflix has announced a new original series, based on the global blockbuster franchise, Baahubali that will explore the journey of Sivagami in a prequel to the SS Rajamouli’s two-part blockbuster. The series will be directed by SS Rajamouli, Deva Katta, and Praveen Sataru. It will be an adaptation of The Rise of Sivagami, a prequel novel to the 2015 film. Netflix has partnered with the talented team behind Baahubali, including Arka Media…

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The Fault In Our Stars to be adapted as ‘Kizie Aur Manny’ in Bollywood. Details inside

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 3,710 To all the book lovers in India! The much-awaited book adaption of the famous Hollywood novel and film “The Fault in our Stars” has already begun. Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi will play the lead in the upcoming Bollywood remake of the popular book. The Hindi film has been titled ‘Kizie Aur Manny’ and the team has commenced the shoot in Jamshedpur. Sharing a glimpse of the teaser poster, the actor took to his social networking sites and wrote, “An adaptation of The Fault…

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