Conferences & Workshops

Swipe Right for Digital

Date: 4 Jun 2015 (Thursday), 9:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Function Rooms 1& 2 of the Drama Centre, NLB L3
Tickets: Swipe Right for Digital / Full Festival Pass

Swipe Right for Digital will consist of three talks covering the different services available to digitise your content; the different forms of digital book formats; the types of content/audience these formats will be suited for; the new technologies/developments that will bring value to the digitising process, and much more. It is especially targeted at publishers, including self-publishers, and writers who wish to know the different options available to publish their works digitally.

Digital Storytelling: How Big is the Page?

Saad Chinoy (Chief Geek, Tusitala (RLS) Pte Ltd) Wendy Wong (Creative Director, Tusitala (RLS))

Think twice before passing over digital mediums. Digital and transmedia allow your story to travel and come to life in new, exciting ways. Saad and Wendy will share insight into the local digital publishing landscape, how to match format with your content, and how going digital will work for you.

Using Digital Content to Improve Your Fiction and Engage More Readers

Don Bosco (Founder, Super Cool Books)

Super Cool Books creates Asian fiction for children. It has launched paperbacks, ebooks, workshops and an iPad ebookstore. Founder Don Bosco explains how their digital content strategy drives editorial development and accelerates project partnerships, while reducing creative and production risks.

Opportunities and the Virtues of Adaptability in Digital Content

Eric Huang (Development Director, Made in Me)

The surprise success behind the e-reading app Me Books from London developer Made in Me is that majority of their revenue making streams don’t involve digital publishing directly. Eric Huang, development director, lets us in on Me Books’ unique story.