Industry Report: Distribution and exhibition
European Distributors: Up Next!
28/09/2010 - Ten independent distributors from ten different European countries discussed the potential of new technical formats, social community platforms and business models, during the initiative European Distributors: Up Next!. This event took place from September 20-21 during the San Sebastian Film Festival The participants, who come from Austria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, have films like The Milk of Sorrow [trailer] by Claudia Llosa, Brothers [trailer] by Susanne Bier or Empties by Jan Sverák in their international line-up and have been selected by the associated EFP members and the festival.
Cineuropa is once again associating with the initiative and will publish exclusive interviews with the selected distributors:
Michael Stejskal - Filmladen Filmverleih GmbH, Austria
Martin Milinković, Continental Film d.o.o., Croatia
Line Daugbjerg Christensen, Øst for Paradis, Denmark
Didier Costet, Swift Distribution, France
Torsten Frehse, Neue Visionen Filmverleih GmbH, Germany
Irini Souganidou, Feelgood Entertainment A.E., Greece
Simona _Calcagni, Bolero Film, Italy
Katrina Mathsson, Folkets Bio, Sweden
Bea Cuttat, Look Now! Filmverleih, Switzerland
Oli Harbottle, Dogwoof, United Kingdom