As book-to-movie adaptations become more popular at the box-office, a FILMART 2013 panel has examined the importance of such work to the entertainment industry. Speakers including Indian writer Chetan Bhagat, writer/director Michael Tolkin, Marysia Juszczakiewicz of the Peony Literary Agency and Stu Levy of TOKYOPOP spoke at the 19 March event, sharing their experience on such projects and opportunities they create for filmmakers and publishers alike.