As the penetration of OTT (Video on demand) platforms increase worldwide and interesting stories become a core factor for the success of movies, these mediums have turned their attention to getting their stories from books. Now the majority of the web series on popular OTT platforms like Netflix are screen adaptations of books. The phenomenal success of stories adapted from books in movies have the attention of top studios alike.
With a strong background of the founders coming from the AV medium, Leadstart has a strong understanding of what works in transitioning a book’s story to screen. We have working relationships with all major OTT platforms and studios across India and also work with a select set of studios in Hollywood.
What do we do?
We work with the author to convert the book into a Bible or a pitch for a movie or a web series. As we have a running mandates from our studio and OTT partners, regarding the genres they are looking for the moment; we are able to share a curated list to each of our studio and OTT partners on a weekly basis.
Whom do we represent?
Mostly we represent Leadstart titles and titles from select publishers.
Recent Leadstart Books to Screen Agency Deals | Film, Web series & TV projects under development:
AV Rights sold to Alt Balaji (Alt Digital Media Entertainment Limited)
Screen Rights optioned to ROMP (Rakesh Omprakash Mehra Films)