Books to film

Pontas is a very active literary agency always approaching film producers looking for interesting stories to adapt for the screens.

Recent Pontas Deals | Film & TV projects under development

  • Peruvian feature film rights optioned. Producer to be announced. 

  • Audiovisual rights to Awaiting the Flood by Dolores Redondo sold to Zebra Producciones/iZen, part of Newen Studios.

  • Audiovisual rights sold to Atresmedia TV to produce a miniseries together with Fonte Films. The author is attached as scriptwriter and director.

  • Screen rights sold. Producer to be announced.

  • Screen rights sold to Filmax.

  • Audiovisual rights sold. Producer to be announced.

  • TV-series rights sold to Secuoya Films, for all three Inspector Caldas books. 

  • Audiovisual rights to Jill Johnson's Devil's Breath optioned by Adil Ray at Cornered Tiger, to be developed as a TV-series.

  • Screen rights sold for The Tally Stick by Carl Nixon to Blondini Brothers Ltd.

  • Dolores Redondo’s The North Face of the Heart optioned to be developed as a TV series by Tom Winchester at Pure Fiction TV.

  • Rights to The Eldest Cousin by Laura Gost optioned by A Contracorriente Films, to develop a feature-length film.

  • Film rights optioned of Kopano Matlwa’s audacious and compassionate novel Coconut. Producer to be announced.

  • Masande Ntshanga’s Afrofuturist, genre-bending novel has been optioned to become a TV series by SK Global Entertainment in a joint venture with BlueLight and Black Mic Mac.

  • Audiovisual rights sold. Producer to be announced.

  • Audiovisual rights optioned by Argentinian producers PAN contenidos.

  • Film rights sold to Todo esto te daré (All This I Will Give You) by Dolores Redondo, Planeta Prize Winner 2016. Producer to be announced.

  • Japan-based production company Kowatanda Films has acquired audiovisual rights to Rainbirds, for filmmaker Anshul Chauhan to direct it.

  • Audiovisual rights to Olivier Truc’s Arctic crime series optioned to become a TV series. Producer to be announced.

  • TV series rights for Elisa Vazquez de Gey’s La princesa de Kapurthala (The Princess of Kapurthala) optioned by POK Production Limited.

  • Rights to The Virgin & the Whale by Carl Nixon sold to South Pacific Pictures.

Some Pontas Deals | Completed film & TV adaptations

  • Film rights sold to Palari Films. The film directed by Edwin was the winner of the Grand Prize for Best Film at the Locarno Film Festival 2021.

  • La memoria del agua (The Memory of Water) by Teresa Viejo has been adapted into a miniseries by TVE. Watch it here.

  • Film rights for Carme Martí’s Un cel de plom (The Dove Of Ravensbrück) sold to Comando Gandules. Made into a feature film directed by Miquel Romans.

  • Film rights for Ofrenda a la tormenta (Offering to the Storm) by Dolores Redondo sold to Nadcon Films. Available to watch on Netflix.

  • Legado en los huesos (The Legacy of the Bones) by Dolores Redondo to Nadcon Films coproducing with Atresmedia and Nostromo. Available to watch on Netflix.

  • El guardián invisible (The Invisible Guardian) by Dolores Redondo to Nadcon Films coproducing with Atresmedia and Nostromo. Available to watch on Netflix.