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Making Movies: Reeling and Dealing 2014 Contact Sheet

This year, we did a complete overhaul of our Reeling and Dealing contact sheet, a listing of agents and film scouts who work in the book industry. For this updated version, we have added several companies, new clients, and also separated out New York and LA production intelligencers from Independent Scouts. Click the image below to download…Continue Reading

Your Guide to Film Scouts: Reeling and Dealing 2013 Contact Sheet

Following our Who’s Scouting Whom sheet giving contact information for a host of literary scouts, we are also releasing Reeling and Dealing, a sheet with contact information for film scouts who work with the book industry. Many minor updates have been added to previous years’ versions, and this year’s new additions include Netflix, The Smiley Group, and New Leaf Literary and Media. Click the image…Continue Reading

Book View, November 2004

People The West Coast is in the news: Kirsty Melville, previously Publisher of Ten Speed Press, has become Publisher of the new book division of University Games. The new Publisher of Ten Speed is Lorena Jones. … Kevan Lyon, EVP for Wholesale Merchandising/Distribution (including PGW) at AMS, has left the company. Her duties were being…Continue Reading

Book View, July 2004

People June was a relatively quiet month, though that doesn’t guarantee a quiet summer, judging from the increase of job listings on industry job boards and murmurings around town: Harold Augenbraum is leaving The Mercantile Library to become Executive Director of the National Book Foundation, effective July 12. A search committee has been formed to…Continue Reading