Black Hole Spring event 26.4.2022

Black Hole Spring event – From Book to Screen focuses on how books become movies. The hybrid event takes place at BusinessAsema (Hallituskatu 36 B, Oulu, Finland), on 26.4.2022, but the event can be followed through Brella virtual environment as well. Event starts at 13:00 EEST.

The event is open to all book industry professionals and free of charge. The event is organized by the Oulu Writers Association in association with BusinessOulu and North Finland Film Commission. The event is open to all book industry professionals and free of charge. 

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The program focuses on how books are adabted to screen. Among the speakers are Andris Feldmanis and Livia Ulman, the Estonian screenwriters behind the Compartment no. 6 – an award winning movie based on a book by Rosa Liksom. Another highlight of the program is Todd Brown, Head of International Acquisitions of XYZ Films, speaking about how to adapt local material to the global audiences. See full program »

One-on-one meetings
There is time allotted for one-on-one meetings. Make sure to book meetings with each other even before the event begins. The match-making features of the Brella platform make it easy to find the best contacts. 

Brella platform
Brella is an easy-to-use networking platform, where you can follow the presentations on live streams, connect with the speakers and other attendees, browse author portfolios and set up meetings.

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Organizers and Partners 
Black Hole Spring event is a part of the Oulu Writers Association’s ongoing project to build a network for publishing professionals aiming to further Northern literary exports. The event is made possible by the financial support of the Council of Oulu region and the City of Oulu.

Black Hole project
Black Hole is an international literature network focused on translating and foreign rights, based in Oulu, Finland. Read more about the project here.