About book-film synergies

This is an abstract of an article by Daniel Kalder published in Publishing Perspectiveson March 12, 2014. Since the dawn of cinema, movie producers have been ransacking books for source material. Nothing has changed: today, says Anna Soler-Pont, director of the Barcelona-based Pontas Literary & Film Agency “30% of films are based on books” and

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Dolores Redondo and Olivier Truc take over Oslo!

Two Pontas authors were presented for the first time to the Norwegian audience at the Oslo Krimfestivalen last week: Dolores Redondo and Olivier Truc (co-represented with the Hedlund Agency). Dolores and Olivier were invited by their Norwegian publishers Cappelen Damm to participate in different festival events and introduce their respective novels (The Invisible Guardian and Forty

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“A Flower of Evil”: Could Emma Bovary have been based on a woman from Barcelona in the 19th century?

Could the fictional character of Emma Bovary have been based on a real-life woman from Barcelona in the 19th century? Debut literary novel A Flower of Evil (Una flor del mal) by Barcelonian journalistMiquel Molina, published by Destino in early March 2014, craftilyunveils this highly realistic mystery through a sophisticated plot set in present-day Barcelona

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