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‘The Book Ninja’ optioned for film

4 December 2019

Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus’ novel The Book Ninja (S&S) has been optioned for film by producers Chris Brown of Pictures in Paradise and Veronica Fury of Fury Film Co....

Matt Okine’s debut novel to be adapted for film

25 November 2019

Sydney-based production company Aquarius Films has acquired film rights to comedian Matt Okine’s debut novel Being Black 'N Chicken, & Chips (Hachette), reports the Sydney Morning Herald. Principal producer Angie...

Film rights to Mostafa’s ‘Offshore’ optioned

23 October 2019

Filmmaker Partho Sen-Gupta has optioned the film rights to Joshua Mostafa’s novella Offshore (Seizure). Mostafa was joint winner of Seizure’s seventh annual Viva La Novella competition, with Carly Cappielli for...

‘The Girl on the Page’ film rights acquired

9 August 2019

Sydney-based production company Causeway Films has acquired the film rights to John Purcell’s The Girl on the Page (HarperCollins), via Simone Camilleri of Green Ink Agency. Set in the UK in the...

‘Half the Perfect World’ to be adapted for film 

28 May 2019

Cascade Films has acquired the film adaptation rights to Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell’s Half the Perfect World: Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra, 1955–1964 (Monash University Publishing). Half the...

Winton’s ‘The Riders’ to be adapted for film

10 October 2018

Tim Winton’s The Riders (Penguin) will be adapted into a feature film produced by director Ridley Scott’s production company Scott Free, reports Deadline Hollywood. A director for the film is...