Changing Channels: Commissioner Conversation with the Publishers

Friday 3rd July 2015, 2:10pm - 3:10pm BST

Showroom Cinema 3

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Children’s Publishing still represents one of the main providers of new brands for the international children’s media business. Historically these brands have always been originated by authors or author-illustrators. The market suggests that mediums and platforms are already converging both creatively and commercially. So while the author-creator model will always be central to children’s publishing, how do publishers view other ‘creators’ of content as possible sources of new publishing.

Find out why 52 episodes don’t automatically mean 52 books, when a good idea for TV or other media also becomes a good idea for publishing, what a publisher needs to read in order to see ‘book potential’ and what you need to do to translate a great story for the screen into a great story for publishing.