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Friday, April 29 • 17:15 - 18:00
Italian Genius 2016: Readers of the future, books of the future LIMITED

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Children's books are one of the strongest and most innovative sectors of Italian publishing , as well as one of the sectors generating the most interest from readers and the biggest growth in acquisitions (in Italy and abroad). The speakers represent two diverse yet highly dynamic sectors at the forefront of the transmedia evolutions in contemporary storytelling ( TV series, video games, cartoons, the internet): Milan-based Atlantyca produces, licenses and acquires works with characters beloved to children throughout the world (such as Geronimo Stilton); the Bologna Children's Book Fair is the foremost international event for the buying and selling of children's book rights.

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Elena Pasoli

Group Product Manager, Bologna Children's Bookfair
Elena Pasoli ( Bologna ) studied Classic Literature at the University of Bologna and in 1982 began working as a publicist. In 1982, she joined the Special Events Department of BolognaFiere where she worked until 2001, where she was appointed Project Manager of the Bologna Children's Book Fair. She left BolognaFiere in 2006 to head the University of Bologna Foundation's Communications unit until 2011. She later worked as a consultant with... Read More →
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Raffaella Riva

Foreign Rights Agent, Atlantyca Entertainment
Raffaella Riva spent 14 years handling sales and licensing for leading entertainment companies such as Dreamworks and Marvel. She currently works for the international transmedia company Atlantyca Entertainment, based in Milan. Founded in 2006 upon the worldwide publishing success of the celebrated children's book series Geronimo Stilton, Atlantyca's main mission is education and entertainment. The company is divided into four departments... Read More →

Friday April 29, 2016 17:15 - 18:00

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