We handle motion picture, television, stage and radio rights for our Authors works. Our mandate is to ensure that every book has a fair chance at reaching an audience in additional media.
In addition to several film and theatrical productions under development and a current roster of nearly 100 projects under option, our most recent successes include: Troika Picture's acquisition of film rights to John Steinbeck's take on the Arthurian legend, THE ACTS OF KING ARTHUR AND HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS; Walt Disney Pictures and Granat Entertainment's development of a new film production of Madeleine L'Engle's A WRINKLE IN TIME; New York City premiere of Minnesota Opera Company's production of Steinbeck's THE GRAPES OF WRATH at Carnegie Hall featuring Jame Fonda and Christine Ebersole; Walt Disney Pictures revamp of the Alexander Key franchise with RACE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN starring Dwayne Johnson; Dreamworks Animation's development of Lynn Reid Banks TIGER, TIGER; P.T. Anderson's adaptation of the Upton Sinclair novelOIL!asTHERE WILL BE BLOOD, nominated for eight Academy Awards including wins for Best Actor (Daniel Day Lewis) and Best Cinematography (Robert Elswit); and Elizabeth Spencer'sTHE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, winner of six Tony awards, continues to enjoy a national theatrical tour.
Translation Rights Department
With subagents in almost every territory in the world, McIntosh & Otis, Inc. aggressively markets our clients' works on the global market. In addition, agency members attend both the Frankfurt and Bologna book fairs each year to pitch our clients' work directly to foreign publishers. Since May of 2005 we have completed over four hundred translation licenses.
Permission to republish excerpts from our clients' works may be obtained by submitting a written request by mail, fax, or by email (email@example.com). All requests for permission must be in writing. Please note that we receive a high volume of requests so it is important to apply as far ahead of your deadline as possible.
Information needed to process your request:
your name and contact information
author and title of the book
exact material, including page number, for which permission is requested
total number of contributions in which the material will appear
author and title of the work in which the material will appear
publisher and publication date of the work in which the material will appear
format/media of the new work
print run of the new work
territory and languages in which the new work will be distributed