TheInternational Cinema and Literature Forum of Monte Carlo will launch theworld's first and only Remake Film Market during its fifth annual run in April.

FormerCannes Market US representative Edith Grant has been named to head up theconcurrent International Literary Adaptation Market and the Remake Film Marketwhich will take place this year from April 7-9 in the principality.

The forumand its market have become important stops on the industry calendar by linkingliterature and comics to cinema and television by providing a meeting place forauthors, screenwriters, filmmakers, publishers, agents and lawyers. Theaddition of the remake market should provide for the mining of catalogues aswell.

The threeday event - which encompasses discussion panels, master classes and filmpreviews - has also recently signed cooperation agreements with the Venice Mostra and the Frankfurt Book Fair.