Inaugural CAMEOs presented at Soho House

News - Prizes Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Adaptations of books by Michael Rosen and Jacqueline Wilson among the winners


Adaptations of books by Michael Rosen and Jacqueline Wilson were among the winners last night at the inaugural Creativity Across Media: Entertainment & Originality Awards (CAMEOs).

Run by the Publishers Association and the London Book Fair's London Book & Screen Week, the awards celebrate the role books play in feeding content to other media industries. The awards were presented at Soho House, with David Nicholls - London Book & Screen Week ambassador - among the guests.

Book to Film
45 Years
Book original In Another Country by David Constantine (Comma Press)

Book to TV
We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Book original by Michael Rosen (Walker)

Book to Game
Beast Quest
Book original by Adam Blade (Orchard)

Book to Stage
Hetty Feather
Book original by Jacqueline Wilson (Yearling)

The judges were Julian Friedmann, Arifa Akbar, Katrien Roos, John Lomas-Bullivant, Alice Ryan, Douglas Schatz, Charlotte Longstaff, Alison Norrington, Liz Rosenthal and Sharna Jackson.

Photo (left to right): David Nicholls, Ra Page (Comma Press for 45 Years), Joanna Harrison (Lupas Films for We're Going on a Bear Hunt), Naomi Dare (Coolabi for Beast Quest), Mainga Bhina (Penguin Random House for Hetty Feather).

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