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05 July 2019   |   Edition:313
Deadline for submissions: 15 July 2019

Deadline for submissions: 15 July 2019

For the second time, Frankfurter Buchmesse will award the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards. The submissions period is now open for two categories: Until 15 July 2019, publishers and production and media companies may submit their proposals for the Film Awards for the categories “Best International Literary Adaptation” and “Best International Adaptation for Children or Young Adults”. Feature films and TV productions and series that are based on literary works or children’s and young adult books may be submitted.

Last year, “INTRIGO – DEATH OF AN AUTHOR”, based on the novels by Håkan Nesser, won the award for “Best International Literary Adaptation”, and the German-Dutch production “Romy’s Salon” (directed by Mischa Kamp) won in the category “Best International Adaptation for Children or Young Adults”.

The award ceremony for the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards will be held on Saturday, 19 October 2019, in the Frankfurt Pavilion on the exhibition grounds. In addition to the awards for “Best International Literary Adaption” and “Best International Adaption for Children or Young Adults”, together with MGIP Motovun Group of International Publishers, a prize will also be awarded for the “Best Illustrated Book on Film”.  

To participate and submit form, please click here. If you have any questions, please contact Bettina Back (back@buchmesse.de) directly.

Also this year: “A Book is a Film is a Game” professional programme
Speaking of film: For the fourth time, Frankfurter Buchmesse will present the networking day “A Book is a Film is a Game” on Friday, 18 October 2019. The programme is aimed at film and games producers as well as literary agents and publishing rights managers and has already become firmly established in the Book Fair programme.

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019: 16 – 20 October 2019
5th Annual Nonfiction Editor's Networking Event

Join us for this year’s Nonfiction Editor’s Networking Event “Where in the World is Your Nonfiction?” on Saturday, 19 October 2019 from 10am-12pm, Room Consens (Hall 4.C). Be there in the discussion following the panel on “Publishing Serious Nonfiction: It’s a Woman’s World”, moderated by Paula Bradish, Hamburger Edition, Germany, and featuring the following speakers:
Kenza Sefrioui,  En Toutes Lettres, Morocco 
Cathrine Sandnes, Gyldendal, Norway
Müge Gürsoy Sökmen, Metis Publishers, Turkey
Dr Nandini Rameshwar Rao, Orient BlackSwan, India

A reception with coffee and light snacks will follow the event. Please see invitation below. To register, please click here.

Guest of Honour Calendar of Events and activities
The complete Programme: How we focus on Norway throughout the year. Click here to view the list.

What all you need to know about #FBM19
Events at the Fair
Take advantage of the event search. Watch this space for updates!

FBM App: The whole fair in the palm of your hand
The Buchmesse app helps you stay oriented and organised with an interactive hall plan.
Why download an App?
/ Matchmaking for trade visitors
The Frankfurter Buchmesse App can be downloaded for free on iOS and Android.

What’s at the #FBM19?
At the heart of Frankfurt this October, there will be much more going on than books. There will be printed and digital content, social and cultural events, and many other exciting events that you won’t want to miss. 
We very much look forward to experience the literature, art, culture and stories from Europe’s far north. Join us on a tour of discovery. 

Want to visit? Buy your Ticket!
If you love literature and culture, Frankfurter Buchmesse is your colorful cultural festival. Let your experience begin with a Ticket! Go directly to the Visitor ticket shop.

Mark your calendars for the #fbm19: 16- 20 October 2019

In case of queries, please contact 
Angela Albert, Project Manager, German Book Office New Delhi
albert@newdelhi.gbo.org | +91 11 6617 2441  

German Book Office New Delhi
c/o AVANTA Business Centre | International Trade Tower | 2nd Floor | Block "E" | Nehru Place | New Delhi 110019 | India

t +91 11 6617 2441 | t +91 11 4912 0951 | e contact@newdelhi.gbo.org | www.newdelhi.gbo.org

German Book Office New Delhi is a joint venture between the Frankfurt Book Fair and the Federal Foreign Office, Berlin.

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www.book-fair.com | www.publishingperspectives.com


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