“The Forbes list of China’s Original Literature” of 2016 was unveiled in Shanghai on January 10. There are 3 web fictions in the top ten network literatures coming from Wuhan East Lake High-Tech Development Zone, stimulating the associated output value up to 70 million yuan.
It is reported that, “The eternal instant”(Yi Nian Yong Heng) by Er Gen, the new web fiction “ Sky Shadow” (Tian Ying) by Xiao Ding, and “Wu Xing Tian” by Fang Xiang are all in the list, ranking the third, the fourth and the seventh respectively in The Forbes list of China’s Original Literary of 2016. In addition, “The extraordinary mortal” (Bu Xiu Fan Ren) written by “goose is the fifth” ranked the fifth among fairy works, and “The extraordinary’s biography” (Chao Fan Zhuan) is number 15 in the fantasy novels.
“The Forbes list of China’s Original Literature” came out based on the monthly pass. Monthly pass refers to support tickets and rewards the readers pay for the expense-required readings, which is also the touchstone of a work, that is indicating whether they can be profit-making in market .
The year 2015 is known as the first year of network literature IP. China Reading Limited is giant in the original literary industry. It took the first lead in making profit through web fictions. To be specific, Xiao Ding, Fang Xiang, Xiao Qian, Liao Xiahui and Yan yujiangnan, these five A-list cyberspace writers formed FanYu InformationTechnology CO.,LTD, specializing in transactions concerning network literature IP. IP is copyright of the work. The relevant IP output extended from a web fiction can cover films, televisions, games, animations and so on.
Upon the establishment of FanYu Information Technology CO.,LTD, the novel “Wu Xing Tian” by Fang Xiang, its IP of film adaptation was made deal at 8 million yuan in Wuhan. At that time, this three-million-word novel was just started writing.
In the same year, China Reading Limited was reorganized into Weidao Technology CO.,LTD with the join of Er Gen and “Goose is the fifth”, who ranked the first and the second in The Forbes List of Literary respectively. The film adaptation IP of “The eternal instant”(Yi Nian Yong Heng) by Er Gen was sold at around ten million Yuan, a new record set in this field.
Last year, the newly-released novel by Xiao Ding, “Sky Shadow”(Tian Ying), its film adaptation IP was sold at 20 million yuan while the writting was just started. It is estimated that the associated output value of these three web fitions, “Wu Xing Tian”, “The eternal instant”(Yi Nian Yong Heng), and “Sky Shadow”(Tian Ying)by Fang, would exceed 70 million yuan, excluding their film and games adaptation IP income.
The general manager of this creative base Dong Siyi said that China Reading Limited and Weidao Technology CO.,LTD are no enemies. Their partner includes pioneering companies like yunlook(Yun Duan Chuan Mei), CMGE, The music funny games and so on. Writers in this company worth billions. It feels like this company is becoming a factory manufacturing stars concerning web fictions. While announcing “The Forbes list of China’s Original Literature”, there gathered companies of films and televisions, games and other entertainment industries, whose estimated values are over 350 billion yuan. To conclude, this rising power is indeed eye-catching.
Dai Zongyu, the CEO of FanYu Information Technology CO.,LTD, revealed that Wang Yu(the champion writer of the Forbes Billboard) will be invited to join five A-list writers of the company to co-create the web fiction, “six tracks”(Liu Ji). “Six Tracks”(Liu Ji) is about the legendaries in six ages from the wild to the end of the world. And it is expected to be the best IP in the next year.