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

Freaky Friday: #Licensing101 – Books To Screen Adaptation

#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 mediums – TV,…

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Publishing Retail Toys & Games 

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

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 bold color explosion…

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Publication Licensing Publishing 

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

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 superhero origin story…

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Publication Licensing 

The Roald Dahl Company signs exclusive content deal with Netflix

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 to the quintessential…

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Publication Licensing 

Awesome Media & Entertainment launches publishing imprint ‘Awesome Reads’

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 exciting and emotionally…

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Movie Licensing Publishing 

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

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 Works. Netflix also…

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Movie Licensing Publication Licensing 

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

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 in our Stars.”…

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Publication Licensing 

Penguin Random House India releases ‘Little Things’ book

Dice Media, a division of Pocket Aces has launched its first book, Little Things, in association with Penguin Random House India. Little Things stars popular digital media actors Dhruv Sehgal and Mithila Palkar. Little Things, a web series created by Pocket Aces under their channel Dice Media is a slice-of-life romantic comedy series that chronicles the sweet little things in the everyday life of a young couple. The series aired on Dice Media channel in November 2016, and quickly became a hit with the audiences – the 5 episodes have…

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Publishing 

ITV Studios lines up magazine activity for ‘PINY, Institute Of New York’

ITV Studios Global Entertainment, UK Licensing Agent for the animated kid’s series PINY, co-produced by Ánima Kitchent and Famosa Animation, is lining up magazine publishing activity to kick off in May 2018. A deal with Mixit magazine, from DJ Murphy, will see six exciting features across the next 12 months starting May 2018 from branded puzzles and activities to exclusive cover mounts and collectible posters. Specifically targeting the PINY audience of girls aged between 4-9, Mixit is a new multi-character magazine that’s toy and digital-led, and the perfect partner for…

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Publication Licensing TV & Films 

Titan to adapt ‘The Beatles and Yellow Submarine’ into graphic novel

Caroline Mickler Ltd, has announced that comics publisher Titan will be adapting the classic film ‘The Beatles Yellow Submarine’ into a graphic novel. Mickler manages the UK licensing programme for both ‘The Beatles’ and ‘Yellow Submarine’ (together with Apple Corps) The global deal was brokered by Bravado International in the US. The new book will hit the store shelves in August 2018. “The global launch of the first-ever Yellow Submarine graphic novel is a major cause for celebration in its own right, but, thanks to the stunning artwork and brilliant…

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