Sourcebooks, Inc., one of the country’s leading book publishers, announced today that it has signed The Gotham Group as its exclusive representative for all film and television projects for the company. The agreement covers all books in which Sourcebooks controls the film and television rights from its current catalogs and backlist, including the New York Times and USA Today bestselling children’s book series by Adam Wallace, How to Catch a Leprechaun, How to Catch an Elf, and How to Catch a Monster.
Sourcebooks will also work directly with Gotham to develop, publish, and produce original content across multimedia platforms.
“We are incredibly excited to be partnering with Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Eddie Gamarra, and all of Gotham Group. They’re brilliant,” said Dominique Raccah, CEO and publisher of Sourcebooks. “Their expertise across the animation, film, and television markets, combined with our bestselling books and content, will significantly expand opportunities for Sourcebooks authors.”
“We are excited to work with the team at Sourcebooks,” said Goldsmith-Vein, founder and CEO of The Gotham Group. “Not only are we fans of their current authors and titles, but we’re looking forward to the original IP ideas we can brainstorm for their roster. We’re committed to making even more opportunities for their multi-platform storytellers who defy the traditional ‘silo’ mentality and whose creative output can’t be limited to one entertainment sector.”
Sourcebooks is a thriving entrepreneurial company bringing extraordinary authors to readers in the most dynamic, data-driven ways. We create books that transcend categories and defy odds and have been honored with hundreds of national bestsellers and awards. We are home to enthusiastic book-loving employees who are dedicated to connecting books to readers in new and innovative ways. Today, Sourcebooks is proud to be the tenth largest book publisher in America and the only one of the top ten headquartered outside of New York City. Story by story, book by book, we have touched over 100 million lives. Join us as we change 100 million more. Visit www.sourcebooks.com for more information.
About The Gotham Group:
The Gotham Group is a multifaceted management and production company representing some of the most creative minds in Hollywood. Goldsmith-Vein and The Gotham Group, cited in Variety’s 10 Producers to Watch series, have been producers on such hits as The Spiderwick Chronicles and the Maze Runner franchise. Gotham also produced Kodachromewith Jason Sudeikis, Elizabeth Olsen, and Ed Harris, which just premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival; Stephanie, directed by Akiva Goldsman; The Big Game, which chronicles the phenomenon of daily fantasy sports; and Train Man, starring Julia Roberts as the lawyer defending Darius McCollum, the New Yorker who became notorious for driving subway trains illegally. On the television side, Gotham has Star Trek’s Zachary Quinto set to star in and executive produce Biopunk and is developing Randi Zuckerberg’s New York Times bestselling book Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives as a series. Gotham also just optioned film rights to three of this summer’s hottest book titles over the past four weeks: Ruth Ware’s The Lying Game, which debuted at number three on the New York Times bestseller list and is the August pick for Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club; Janelle Brown’s critically acclaimed suspense thriller Watch Me Disappear, and Robyn Harding’s bestseller The Party. Gotham is also producing Ruth Ware’s The Woman in Cabin 10horror novels.
Sourcebooks was founded on the belief that books change lives. To help change the lives of animals and the people who love them, Sourcebooks is proud to support The Humane Society of the United States with the release of personalized dog books, available exclusively on PutMeInTheStory.com and SimpleTruths.com.
Melissa Rubin, senior vice president of animal response, care, and sanctuary for the HSUS, said, “We’re thrilled that Sourcebooks has found a way to express the special impact dogs have on our lives with the creation of these creative keepsakes.”
Live. Love. Bark., You Had Me at Woof, and Who Rescued Who offer the more than 60 million dog-loving families in the U.S.1 the chance to celebrate the four-legged friends who have brought so much joy to their lives in a very personal way.
“From the moment I met my dog Ariel, I loved her,” said Sourcebooks CEO and publisher Dominique Raccah. “We are overjoyed to provide a way for families to create a truly unique book that can celebrate or commemorate the dogs, like Ariel, that have touched their lives.”
Featuring your dog’s name and photo on the cover, and photos sprinkled throughout the book, plus a dedication page for families to write a special note about their pup, these personalized books capture love and friendship in one beautiful package.
Who Rescued Who, the special rescue edition, also has a space to put the logo of the rescue shelter that brought your family together with your lucky pup.
Live. Love. Bark., You Had Me at Woof, and Who Rescued Who are filled with “dogmas” that only a relationship with your best friend can teach you: how to live big, love unconditionally, and bark to the beat of your own drum!
Available exclusively on PutMeInTheStory.com and SimpleTruths.com, these delightful personalized gift books are great for every dog lover to remind them that all you need is love… and a dog!
A non-personalized edition of Live. Love. Bark. is also available wherever books are sold.
Put Me In The Story
Put Me In The Story, the #1 personalized books platform in the United States, creates personalized versions of bestselling books where your kids star alongside their favorite characters. Our gifts capture moments that matter and create memories that last. With each touching picture and special dedication, our readers have become our most dynamic characters.
Put Me In The Story inspires a love for reading, across all ages and generations, through the experience of shared, personalized stories.
The Humane Society of the United States
The Humane Society of the United States is the most effective animal protection organization, as rated by our peers. For more than sixty years, we have celebrated the protection of all animals and confronted all forms of cruelty. We and our affiliates are the nation’s largest provider of hands-on services for animals, caring for more than 150,000 animals each year, and we prevent cruelty to millions more through our advocacy campaigns. Read about our more than sixty years of transformational change for animals and people. HumaneSociety.org
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