The Netflix Effect
How Has the World of Streaming TV Changed the Face of Publishing? What are Some of the New and Innovative Ways For Publishers and TV Executives to Discover and Share Content?
Moderator: Arik Kneller (Founder and Director, Kneller Artists Agency Ltd, Israel)
Maria B. Campbell (Founder/President, Maria B. Campbell Associates, US)
Jane Friedman (Founder and CEO ,The Literary Studio, LLC, US)
Yuval Horowitz (Head of International Scripted Development, Keshet-TV, Israel)
Dror Mishani (Author and Screenwriter, Israel)
Arik Kneller founded Kneller Artists’ Agency, which currently represents over 200 o Israel’s leading artists and creative professionals in the fields of television, film, theater, literature, music, and advertising. Among his clients are: AB Yehosua, Yosef Sider and Yael Hedaya.
Maria B. Campbell
Maria B. Campbell is the founder and president of Maria B. Campbell Associates, Inc. and Maria B. Campbell Associates UK Ltd. The companies work as exclusive book scouts for select publishers in 20 countries as well as the exclusive book scout for Netflix across their range of content both locally and internationally. photo: Woodrow Campbell
Jane Friedman is the creator of The Literary Studio, a collaborative media Initiative dedicated to the financing, publication, development and production of compelling stories for readers and audiences across all platforms including books, ebooks, audio, documentary, dramatic feature film and television.
In 2009, Jane Friedman Co-Founded and was named CEO of Open Road Integrated Media, a digital publishing and marketing company. Prior to Open Road, Friedman served as President and CEO of HarperCollins Publishers Worldwide.
Friedman came to HarperCollins from Random House, where she was Executive Vice President of Random House Inc., Executive Vice President of the Knopf Publishing Group, Publisher of Vintage Books, and Founder and President of Random House Audio Publishing.
Yuval Horowitz was a senior agent at Kneller Artists Agency for ten years, representing many of Israel’s most successful screenwriters , directors and authors . For the last couple of years he is in charge of the International Scripted Development at Keshet-TV ,developing and promoting Israeli shows, as well as books, to be adapted for a TV series in the international market , mainly in the US and England.
Dror A. Mishani
Dror A. Mishani is a best-selling crime writer, screenwriter and literary scholar, specializing in the history of crime fiction. His first three international best-sellers in the Inspector Avraham series, “The Missing File” (HarperCollins, 2013), “A Possibility of Violence”(HarperCollins, 2014), and “The Man who wanted to know everything”(HarperCollins, 2016), were translated into more than 20 languages. They were shortlisted for the CWA international dagger award and the Grand Prix de Litterature Policliere and won the prestigious Martin Beck award for best crime novel translated to Swedish and the Grand Prix dumeilleur Polar de lecteurs de Points. Several of Mishani’s novels were adapted to film and TV.