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Wattpad and Huayi Brothers Korea Announce First-of-Its-Kind Development Partnership

February 13, 2019

The deal will see Wattpad stories adapted for the Korean market, bringing international Wattpad hits to screens all over the country   TORONTO - Feb. 13, 2019 - Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, ...

iflix and Wattpad Ink Landmark Production Deal

August 15, 2018

The deal will see iflix and Wattpad co-produce dozens of original movies based on Wattpad storiesKUALA LUMPUR, 14 August 2018 – iflix, the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets and Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment ...

Tongal and Wattpad Join Forces with SYFY to Develop Digital Pilot for Viral Hit Expiration Date

July 10, 2018

Creators and Fans on Tongal to Bring Wattpad’s Online Phenomenon to Life for SYFY.com Los Angeles, CA—July 10, 2018— Online creator network Tongal is joining forces with Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, ...

Bavaria Fiction Forges Exclusive Partnership with Wattpad for New Source Material

June 18, 2018

The first of its kind deal in Europe brings data and new voices to Germany’s entertainment market Munich/Toronto, 18 June 2018: Bavaria Fiction has become the first and exclusive production partner of Wattpad for German-speaking territories. The ...

Wattpad Appoints Lindsey Ramey as Director of Content Development and Production for Wattpad Studios

June 06, 2018

Ramey Joins Wattpad Studios on Heels of Continued International Entertainment Expansion TORONTO - June 6, 2018 - Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, today announced the appointment of Lindsey Ramey as ...

eOne and Wattpad Announce Content Partnership

October 02, 2017

Today we are thrilled to announce a partnership with Entertainment One (eOne)! The content partnership will see eOne source original television, feature film and virtual reality projects from the more than 400 million story uploads on Wattpad. ...

Mashable and Wattpad Partner to Create a New Original Video Series from Elizabeth A. Seibert’s (joecool123) No Capes

September 28, 2017

This week we announced that our partnership with Mashable has taken another step towards bringing Wattpad stories to life on screens all over the world. Mashable will be adapting the Wattpad hit No Capes by Elizabeth A. Seibert (@joecool123). The ...

Fullscreen Joins Forces With Wattpad Studios For New Series "FANtasies"

May 29, 2017

THE 10-EPISODE SERIES IS SLATED TO PREMIERE THURSDAY, JUNE 22ND In a first of its kind collaboration, Fullscreen and Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, announced a partnership to take fanfiction to the next ...

Wattpad Welcomes Entertainment Executive Philip Schuman as Advisory Board Member

March 09, 2017

We’re delighted to announce that Philip Schuman is our newest advisory board member. With decades of industry experience, Philip will help us develop new entertainment ventures and partnerships. Philip is a recognized expert in the communications, ...

Wattpad Named to Fast Company’s Top Ten Most Innovative Companies in Social Media for 2017

February 13, 2017

Fast Company announced today that Wattpad has been named one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies for 2017 in the category of Social Media. The awards honor leading enterprises and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in nimble business and ...

From The Mobile Screen to the Television Screen: Wattpad and Universal Cable Productions Team Up To Develop Original Content for TV

November 21, 2016

As we celebrate 10 years as a company, we’re thrilled to announce our latest partnership with Universal Cable Productions, a division of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. We’ve teamed up with UCP to develop original content for television. Today’s ...

Changing the Face of Entertainment

November 21, 2016

For Head of Wattpad Studios Aron Levitz, Wattpad was never about reading and writing.He recalls a ...

#TNTHorrorContest Launches on Wattpad

October 28, 2016

With Halloween drawing near, Turner, the global content leader, and Wattpad are teaming up to find the scariest stories online with the #TNTHorrorContest. At least one lucky horror writer will win a grand prize of $20,000 and have his/her story ...

Ten Wattpad Writers Get Their Fairy Tale Ending

October 10, 2016

Once Upon Now Cover Ten Wattpad writers had their publishing ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Zoe Aarsen

June 27, 2016

alexandra_fletcher_720 When Zoe Aarsen first joined Wattpad, ...

Frights, Camera, Action: Turner Joins Forces with Wattpad for First-of-Its-Kind Collaboration

June 12, 2016

Just over a month ago, we announced an exciting new chapter in the Wattpad story: The launch of Wattpad Studios, a new division that will partner with the entertainment industry to co-produce Wattpad stories for print, film, television, and digital ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Jen Wilde

June 02, 2016

Today we introduce you to Jen Wilde, Aussie fangirl extraordinaire with a penchant for zombies and the paranormal. Jen joined Wattpad in 2012 and was instantly hooked. Today, her stories have received over four million reads and her writing has been ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Ninya Tippett

May 31, 2016

Photo of writer Ninya Tippett In the second installment of ...

TV5 and Wattpad Presents: original stories make it big on the small screen

May 30, 2016

Every month, over 45 million people connect with original stories on Wattpad—but for many members of the community, Wattpad is about so much more. In the Philippines, with a user-base of 5 million and counting, Wattpad is one of the country’s most ...