Books to Films

Film Grain Foundation is pleased to announce the first edition of Books to Films, an event that will take place during the fifth edition of Valletta Film Festival.

The idea behind this event is to connect filmmakers and book publishers. Authors, publishers and literary agents are being invited to submit books that have the potential to be adapted to the screen.

Nine books will be selected to participate in a moderated pitching session, which will take place on Thursday 20 June 2019.

The event is being held in collaboration with HELA, the hub for excellence in the literary arts.

Selection Criteria:

• A work of fiction or non-fiction (novel, comic book, graphic novel, biography, autobiography, testimonial narrative, stories and theatrical works);
• The work does not necessarily need to be recent;
• The adaptation rights must be available;

Interested parties are kindly asked to submit the application form by Friday 24 May 2019.

The list of selected works will be announced on Wednesday 5 June 2019.

DATE: Thursday 20th June

TIME: 15:00

VENUE: Valletta Campus