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Book-to-Screen Day 2024: Frankfurter Buchmesse Connects Filmmakers with the Publishing Industry image

Book-to-Screen Day 2024: Frankfurter Buchmesse Connects Filmmakers with the Publishing Industry

Frankfurt, Germany — Frankfurter Buchmesse (16-20 October 2024) to focus on the journey from page to screen. The trade show launches a series of events designed to connect players from the publishing world with the film industry.

On Friday, 18 October, Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Book-to-Screen Day will feature

  • a site tour for international production executives:  9.30 AM –10.30 AM.
  • a masterclass on best practices for first steps in the book-to-screen business with producer Delphine Clot and book rights expert Maÿlis Vauterin, founders of the Paris-based book-to-screen agency Matriochkas: 10:00 – 10:45 AM, THE ARTS+ stage, Hall 4.1.

An exclusive Book-to-Screen matchmaking event in cooperation with Berlin Fim Festival with publishers and literary agencies at which international producers will have 1:1 meetings with selected international publishing houses and agencies: 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM followed by Drinks & Pretzels. Interested producers can contact

  • Book-to-Screen Drinks —Frankfurter Buchmesse invites international publishing, film and games professionals to mix and mingle:  6:00PM in THE ARTS+ area in Hall 4.1.
  • dedicated meeting space for producers to connect with publishing professionals from around the world (Wednesday, October 16 through Friday, October 18) in THE ARTS+ lounge in Hall 4.1.

Every year in October, the international publishing world comes together in Frankfurt to celebrate good stories. For international filmmakers, this is an opportunity to discover new stories, characters, and ideas from all over the world in one place. To get more information on current book-to-screen projects and events, sign up here.

About Frankfurt Book Fair
Frankfurt Book Fair (Frankfurter Buchmesse) is the international publishing industry’s biggest trade fair and the most important international marketplace for content – from novels and children’s books to academic databases and stories for films, games, and virtual reality experiences. Publishing professionals from around the world meet here with partners from the technology sector and from related creative and cultural industries, sparking new partnerships and business models.

Frankfurter Buchmesse is a subsidiary of the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels (German Publishers & Booksellers Association).

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