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Industry Report: Distribution, Exhibition, and Streaming

Industry Report: Distribution, Exhibition, and Streaming

Analysis of the European distribution and exhibition industry's problems and the subsequent design of new strategies

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Fortnite wraps the first-ever film festival hosted by a video game, Short Nite

Shorts - USA

Fortnite wraps the first-ever film festival hosted by a video game, Short Nite

The free-to-access, 24-hour event showcased 12 animated shorts and reached a potential audience of 350 million players  

23 February 2021

Jakob Abrahamsson • Distributor, NonStop Entertainment

“Cinemas won’t be as cramped with blockbusters, which may mean there is more room for independent releases”

Jakob Abrahamsson • Distributor, NonStop Entertainment

We spoke to the president & CEO of the Swedish distribution company about the complexities of their market and the measures put in place during the pandemic  

16 February 2021

Thomas Verkaeren • Distributor, O’Brother

“We have an incredible line-up ready and we cannot release anything”

Thomas Verkaeren • Distributor, O’Brother

We have met up with the Belgian company's general manager to talk about the Belgian distribution market and its current situation  

09 February 2021

TV Drama Vision explores whether the transformation of storytelling can save TV from obsolescence

Göteborg 2021 - Göteborg Industry

TV Drama Vision explores whether the transformation of storytelling can save TV from obsolescence

Johanna Koljonen and Walter Iuzzolino discussed current TV creativity, the role of streamers, how TV can survive into the future and how European content can travel  

08 February 2021

HBO Max aims to globalise local content

Göteborg 2021 - Göteborg Industry

HBO Max aims to globalise local content

An in-depth discussion at Göteborg’s TV Drama Vision gave a broader understanding of the changes that the launch of HBO Max in Europe will bring this summer  

05 February 2021

The UK’s Sky TV to ramp up investment in feature films

Industry / Market - UK

The UK’s Sky TV to ramp up investment in feature films

The UK’s largest pay-TV broadcaster will launch 30 new movies this year under the Sky Originals banner, as it looks to compete with streaming giants like Netflix and Amazon  

29 January 2021

Peter Sølvsten Thomsen • Distributor, Angel Films

"This spirit of cooperation is quite a unique feature of our market"

Peter Sølvsten Thomsen • Distributor, Angel Films

We talked to the distributor about film distribution in Denmark and the company's strategy  

28 January 2021

European Short Film Network to launch This Is Short in April

Shorts - Germany/Netherlands/Poland/Austria

European Short Film Network to launch This Is Short in April

Four European short-film festivals are banding together to offer joint online content, including a new competition dubbed New Point of View  

27 January 2021

The 2021 edition of the FÍS TV Summit announces its full schedule

Industry / Market - Ireland

The 2021 edition of the FÍS TV Summit announces its full schedule

Moving to become a digital, free event, the conference will take place from 25-28 January and will host a line-up of prestigious speakers  

21 January 2021

Giancarlo Leone • President, APA – Association of Audiovisual Producers

“A real team effort is needed between cinemas and streaming platforms”

Giancarlo Leone • President, APA – Association of Audiovisual Producers

The chair of the Italian association explains his opinion on the future of film production in relation to the crisis which is changing consumer habits  

15 January 2021

Netflix now the second-largest European TV group after Comcast

Industry / Market - Europe/USA

Netflix now the second-largest European TV group after Comcast

According to the 2020 figures published by Ampere Analysis, the Los Gatos-based streaming giant has overtaken Germany’s pubcaster ARD in terms of revenue  

15 January 2021

There are different ways of experiencing films, but the physical screening is still important, argue panellists at the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema

Industry / Market - France

There are different ways of experiencing films, but the physical screening is still important, argue panellists at the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema

Festival directors Carlo Chatrian, Vanja Kaludjercic and Mickaël Marin talked about “2021 Perspectives for European Festivals” during the online conference  

14 January 2021

Miguel Morales  • Distributor, Wanda Visión

“I think people will slowly go back to theatres”

Miguel Morales • Distributor, Wanda Visión

We talked to the distributor about the landscape of film distribution in Spain and his company's strategy  

12 January 2021

Christian Thomas  • Distributor, Imagine Film

“Auteur cinema is about films that are not ready-made products”

Christian Thomas • Distributor, Imagine Film

We talked to the distributor about the landscape of film distribution in Belgium and the Netherlands, the strategy of his company, and the impact of the pandemic  

07 January 2021

Irini Souganidou and Soli Beraha  • Distributors, Feelgood Entertainment

“We love good films, whether they come from Hollywood or independent studios”

Irini Souganidou and Soli Beraha • Distributors, Feelgood Entertainment

We talked to Soli Beraha and Irini Souganidou of Feelgood Entertainment about the Greek film market and the impact of the pandemic  

22 December 2020

Holger Recktenwald  • Distributor, mindjazz pictures

“Here in Cologne, we are optimistic by nature”

Holger Recktenwald • Distributor, mindjazz pictures

We caught up with Holger Recktenwald, CEO of Cologne-based outfit mindjazz pictures, to talk about the German distribution landscape  

17 December 2020

Gábor Böszörményi  • Distributor, Mozinet

"We try to approach every film differently"

Gábor Böszörményi • Distributor, Mozinet

We talked to Gábor Böszörményi about independent film distribution in Hungary and the strategy of his distribution company Mozinet  

15 December 2020

Oscar Eriksson • Distributor, Folkets Bio

“We’re a content-driven arthouse distributor with a focus on telling new, untold stories from Europe and beyond”

Oscar Eriksson • Distributor, Folkets Bio

We chatted to Folkets Bio’s head of Film Acquisitions, Oscar Eriksson, about the Swedish cinema market and its reaction to the pandemic  

10 December 2020

Jakub Mróz • Distributor, Tongariro Releasing

“We wanted to use popular culture and cinema to bring about some positive changes in society”

Jakub Mróz • Distributor, Tongariro Releasing

We caught up with Jakub Mróz, president of Poland’s Tongariro Releasing, an independent distribution company specialising in LGBT films  

08 December 2020

Richard Mowe • Distributor, CinéFile

"The more interest there is in cinema in general across the board, the better for everyone in the industry"

Richard Mowe • Distributor, CinéFile

Richard Mowe, co-director of CinéFile, tells us about the company’s strategy and its response to the challenges of the pandemic  

03 December 2020

João Paulo Abreu • Distributor, Films4You

“The film business is a people’s business”

João Paulo Abreu • Distributor, Films4You

João Paulo Abreu, managing director of Films4You, tells us about current tendencies in the field of independent distribution in Portugal and the impact of the pandemic  

01 December 2020

Cinemas will survive but they need to adapt, say panelists at the Zagreb Film Festival

Zagreb 2020 - Zagreb Industry

Cinemas will survive but they need to adapt, say panelists at the Zagreb Film Festival

Trying to figure out “How to Protect Cinemas During the Pandemic COVID-19?”, participants of the online panel shared their fears and hopes for the future  

27 November 2020

Sarah Chazelle and Etienne Ollagnier • Distributors, Jour2Fête

“The measures put in place this summer to restart the opening of theatres must be changed”

Sarah Chazelle and Etienne Ollagnier • Distributors, Jour2Fête

Sarah Chazelle and Etienne Ollagnier, founders of Jour2Fête, talk to us about independent distribution in France and its struggle against the pandemic  

26 November 2020

Vit Schmarc • Distributor, Artcam Films

“We certainly hope the MEDIA rules will take into consideration the current situation”

Vit Schmarc • Distributor, Artcam Films

We spoke to Vit Schmarc, CEO of Artcam Films, who shared with us some insight on the situation of independent film distribution in the Czech Republic  

24 November 2020

Alessandro Giacobbe • Distributor, Academy Two

“We just have to wait and try to be optimistic because the material is there”

Alessandro Giacobbe • Distributor, Academy Two

Alessandro Giacobbe, Managing Director of Academy Two, broke down for us the main challenges for independent distributors in Italy  

19 November 2020

Daniel Goroshko  • Distributor, A-One Films

“Today distribution companies have zero support in Russia”

Daniel Goroshko • Distributor, A-One Films

We caught up with Daniel Goroshko, Head of Acquisitions and CEO of A-One Films, to discuss the arthouse movie market in Russia  

12 November 2020

Tobias Lehmann  • Distributor, Alamode Film

"The cinemas are completely scared about the future, and the next couple of months will be very tough for distribution"

Tobias Lehmann • Distributor, Alamode Film

Alamode Film's Tobias Lehmann discusses the role of independent distributors, the particularities of Germany and the effects of the COVID pandemic on their business  

10 November 2020

Carole Scotta • Distributor, Haut et Court

“We won’t be able to be alone to face either the studios or the platforms”

Carole Scotta • Distributor, Haut et Court

Carole Scotta, co-founder of Haut et Court and co-president of the Reunited European Independent Distributors (DIRE), analyses the current crisis and evaluates recovery options  

05 November 2020

Stefan Bradea • Distributor, Bad Unicorn

“A cinema ticket is cheaper than a therapy session”

Stefan Bradea • Distributor, Bad Unicorn

Stefan Bradea, co-founder and international acquisitions manager at Romania’s Bad Unicorn, discusses the country’s past and present distribution market  

29 October 2020

Marek Bień • Distributor, Gutek Film

“Poland needs a cinema recovery plan to compensate for box-office losses”

Marek Bień • Distributor, Gutek Film

Marek Bień, distributor at Gutek Film, tells us about the situation of the Polish distribution market during the Covid challenge  

27 October 2020

Throwback to the 17th CICAE Training programme

Venice 2020 - Venice Production Bridge

Throwback to the 17th CICAE Training programme

The 17th edition of the international training course "Art Cinema = Action + Management" organised by CICAE took place last month, from 31 August to 6 September, on the island of San Servolo in Venice  

10 October 2020

The Zurich Summit asks: can local content save the theatrical business?

Zurich 2020 – ZFF Industry

The Zurich Summit asks: can local content save the theatrical business?

During the event, a group of European distributors and film experts discussed the threats that could potentially kill off cinemas, including the pandemic and the streaming services  

01 October 2020

Hans König  • Distributor, Polyfilm

“Arthouse cinemas in Austria are mainly funded by the federal states and the cities”

Hans König • Distributor, Polyfilm

We spoke to Hans König, Head of Distribution at Polyfilm, who shared with us some of the main traits of the Austrian market for independent film distribution  

29 September 2020

Régine Vial • Distributor, Les Films du Losange

“Human beings will always need films”

Régine Vial • Distributor, Les Films du Losange

We caught up with Régine Vial, Head of Distribution at France’s Les Films du Losange, to discuss the history of the company and the situation of the market in times of pandemic  

22 September 2020

The post-coronavirus challenges facing arthouse exhibitors at the centre of debate in Venice

Venice 2020 - Venice Production Bridge

The post-coronavirus challenges facing arthouse exhibitors at the centre of debate in Venice

The Venice Production Bridge panel entitled “Opportunities and challenges in the Arthouse sector following the pandemic” saw the participation of seven prestigious speakers  

09 September 2020

Antonio Medici • Distributor, Bim Distribuzione

"In a changing world, we have to adapt our policy"

Antonio Medici • Distributor, Bim Distribuzione

Antonio Medici, CEO of Bim Distribuzione, talks about independent distribution in Italy, where the health crisis has accelerated some trends  

08 September 2020

The future of European VoD discussed at Venice Production Bridge

Venice 2020 - Venice Production Bridge

The future of European VoD discussed at Venice Production Bridge

The second day of the initiative hosted a conference entitled “Diverse, independent and sustainable: building European VoD”  

05 September 2020

Ioanna Panagiotidou  • Distributor, Rosebud.21

"It is easier to convince people to go to an open space so Greece has fewer problems"

Ioanna Panagiotidou • Distributor, Rosebud.21

We caught up with Ioanna Panagiotidou, head of distribution at Greek outfit Rosebud.21, to discuss the impact of the COVID pandemic in the territory  

13 August 2020

Hrönn Sveinsdóttir  • Distributor, Bíó Paradís

“There was a big response from the community and Bíó Paradís will be reopening this September”

Hrönn Sveinsdóttir • Distributor, Bíó Paradís

We spoke to Hrönn Sveinsdóttir, managing director of Iceland’s only arthouse cinema Bíó Paradís and its distribution company, about their current situation  

14 July 2020

Laurent Dutoit  • Distributor, Agora Films

“I still don’t see a real VOD market for arthouse films and I believe theatrical will continue leading the way”

Laurent Dutoit • Distributor, Agora Films

We caught up with Laurent Dutoit, of distribution company Agora Films, to discuss the main challenges of the Swiss market and the current situation  

09 July 2020

Emil Simeonov • Distributor, Pro Films

“There has been almost no support for the culture industry in Bulgaria”

Emil Simeonov • Distributor, Pro Films

Emil Simeonov, of Bulgarian distribution company Pro Films, explains to us the situation of the market in their country  

07 July 2020

Ivan Hronec • Distributor, Film Europe

“This will sound strange, but during the lockdown we managed to have some progress”

Ivan Hronec • Distributor, Film Europe

We interviewed Ivan Hronec, head of media company Film Europe, who gave us some insight into their particular business model  

02 July 2020

Distributors and VoD platforms should collaborate to expand their audiences

Cannes 2020 – Marché du Film

Distributors and VoD platforms should collaborate to expand their audiences

CANNES NEXT: Digital marketing agency Gruvi is investigating how beneficial it would be for film distributors to treat VoD campaigns like cinema campaigns  

01 July 2020

Luís Froes  • Distributor, Outsider Films

“One of the measures could be making free TV channels support independent distributors”

Luís Froes • Distributor, Outsider Films

Luís Froes, General Manager of Outsider Films, talks about the Portuguese distribution market after the pandemic and their strategy for upcoming releases  

18 June 2020

Mika Siltala  • Distributor, Cinema Mondo

“We are still here because we have different operations at the same time”

Mika Siltala • Distributor, Cinema Mondo

We caught up with Mika Siltala, of Finnish distribution company Cinema Mondo, to discuss how they managed to survive throughout the lockdown  

16 June 2020

Miguel Ángel Pérez  • Distributor, Surtsey Films

“Film clubs and alternative venues are very important for us, sometimes even more than VOD”

Miguel Ángel Pérez • Distributor, Surtsey Films

We interviewed Miguel Ángel Pérez of Spanish outfit Surtsey Films to discuss the country’s market in Spain and its future after the pandemic  

11 June 2020

Kim Foss  • Distributor, Camera Film

“This could be a great time for arthouse cinema, because there is so little competition”

Kim Foss • Distributor, Camera Film

We talked to Kim Foss, managing director of Camera Film, about the situation of the Danish distribution market after the lockdown  

09 June 2020

Ivo Andrle  • Distributor, Aerofilms

“We are very happy because people came back to the cinemas”

Ivo Andrle • Distributor, Aerofilms

We chatted with Aerofilms’ Ivo Andrle about the situation of distribution in the Czech Republic, one of the first European countries to reopen cinemas after the lockdown  

04 June 2020

Marc Smit  • Distributor, Cinéart

“If the situation lasts longer, additional measures may be required for the sector”

Marc Smit • Distributor, Cinéart

We spoke to Cinéart co-CEO Marc Smit about the situation of the distribution market in the Benelux and their strategy to navigate the current crisis  

28 May 2020

Xènia Puiggrós  • Distributor, Segarra Films

"If you have different lines of work you won’t be completely stopped"

Xènia Puiggrós • Distributor, Segarra Films

We talked to Xènia Puiggrós, distribution coordinator of Segarra Films, to discuss the company's work and the current situation in Spain  

26 May 2020

Seppe Vanhaecke  • Distributor, MOOOV

“As a subsidised organisation we want to support cinemas as much as possible”

Seppe Vanhaecke • Distributor, MOOOV

We caught up with Seppe Vanhaecke, responsible for distribution at MOOOV, to discuss the Benelux distribution and the current situation  

21 May 2020

Hans Kok  • Distributor, Arti Film

“VOD is not yet an alternative, so we are missing a lot of things at the moment"

Hans Kok • Distributor, Arti Film

We chatted with Hans Kok of Dutch distribution company Arti Film about their strategies, the challenges of the market and the lockdown caused by the coronavirus  

14 May 2020

Margherita Chiti  • Distributor, Teodora Film

“We are trying to understand how to cooperate in order to help all the theatres that have sustained us"

Margherita Chiti • Distributor, Teodora Film

Cineuropa interviewed Margherita Chiti of Teodora Film to discuss the complexities of the Italian market and her position in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis  

05 May 2020

Jakob Kijas  • Distributor, Eksystent Distribution

“We have to consider if postponing is really the best strategy in this situation”

Jakob Kijas • Distributor, Eksystent Distribution

Cineuropa talked to Jakob Kijas, of German distributor Eksystent Distribution, about the main challenges of the industry and the global health crisis  

30 April 2020

Pierre-Emmanuel Le Goff  • Founding partner, La Vingt-Cinquième Heure

"In these times of crisis, our system allows exhibitors to maintain social ties with their audience"

Pierre-Emmanuel Le Goff • Founding partner, La Vingt-Cinquième Heure

We met up with Pierre-Emmanuel Le Goff, founding partner of La Vingt-Cinquième Heure, which has launched an innovative tool to keep movie theatres in business despite the pandemic  

24 April 2020

Olivier van den Broek  • Distributor, The Searchers

“In a time where things are so challenging, it's great to see that quality continues to sell”

Olivier van den Broek • Distributor, The Searchers

Cineuropa caught up with Olivier van den Broek of distribution company The Searchers, to discuss their line-up and how they are dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic  

23 April 2020

Eduardo Escudero  • Distributor, A Contracorriente Films

“When things get back to normal we will have to base our strategy on building trust”

Eduardo Escudero • Distributor, A Contracorriente Films

Cineuropa talked to A Contracorriente Films' Eduardo Escudero about its catalogue, the situation of the Spanish market and the future of the sector after the pandemic  

22 April 2020

Roderik Smits  • Film academic

"Sales agents and distributors remain equally – if not more – important to the creation and circulation of films in international markets"

Roderik Smits • Film academic

Cineuropa talked to film academic Roderik Smits about his new book on film distribution, Gatekeeping in the Evolving Business of Independent Film Distribution  

23 March 2020

European cinemas register a record 1,34 billion visits in 2019

Box Office - Europe

European cinemas register a record 1,34 billion visits in 2019

European cinema admissions are set for a record-breaking feat unmatched since the early 1990s, according to UNIC's provisional update on admissions and box office revenues  

18 February 2020

Europa Distribution brings Solo to IDFA's Industry Talk

IDFA 2019 - IDFA for Professionals

Europa Distribution brings Solo to IDFA's Industry Talk

For the second year in a row, the distributors network co-organised various events at IDFA focused on the distribution of documentary films  

13 December 2019

A focus on Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria by Europa Distribution

Distribution / Releases / Exhibitors - Romania/Hungary/Bulgaria

A focus on Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria by Europa Distribution

The European distributors network sheds some light on the situation of independent film distribution in the countries  

13 December 2019

Europa Distribution explains why together is better at Rome's MIA

MIA 2019

Europa Distribution explains why together is better at Rome's MIA

The network held its 13th Annual Conference during Rome's market, gathering around sixty of its members to discuss the latest evolutions in the European distribution market  

29 October 2019

Europa Distribution discusses availability and visibility of European films on VoD platforms at San Sebastián

San Sebastián 2019 - San Sebastián Industry

Europa Distribution discusses availability and visibility of European films on VoD platforms at San Sebastián

Experts tried to offer an overview of the current trends in the VoD market despite the lack of transparency that prevents any analysis to reach decisive results  

30 September 2019

Europa Distribution addresses early strategy and positioning in Haugesund

Haugesund 2019 - New Nordic Films

Europa Distribution addresses early strategy and positioning in Haugesund

In partnership with New Nordic Films, the professional network analysed the case of Queen of Hearts’s rise to the international throne  

06 September 2019

Europa Distribution towards the future of digital marketing

Karlovy Vary 2019 - KVIFF Eastern Promises

Europa Distribution towards the future of digital marketing

The distributors network held a workshop dedicated to online marketing during the KVIFF Eastern Promises Industry Days at Karlovy Vary  

10 July 2019

A focus on Switzerland by Europa Distribution

Distribution - Switzerland

A focus on Switzerland by Europa Distribution

The European distributors network sheds some light on the situation of independent film distribution in the country  

27 June 2019

Blockchain and film distribution: the Europa Distribution panel at MIA

Rome 2018 - Industry

Blockchain and film distribution: the Europa Distribution panel at MIA

The European distributor network organised a panel on how new blockchain technology can be applied to film distribution at Rome's recent MIA - International Audiovisual Market  

05 November 2018

Europa Distribution wonders how to give old films a new life

San Sebastián 2018 – Industry

Europa Distribution wonders how to give old films a new life

The organisation hosted a panel at the San Sebastián International Film Festival dedicated to the exploitation of film catalogues  

11 October 2018

Françoise Nyssen discusses series and protecting creation at the Lille Transatlantic Dialogues

Séries Mania 2018

Françoise Nyssen discusses series and protecting creation at the Lille Transatlantic Dialogues

The French Minister of Culture, present at the first Lille Transatlantic Dialogues at Séries Mania, values creation and wants strong regulation to protect it  

07 May 2018

Netflix's Reed Hastings speaks at the Lille Transatlantic Dialogues

Séries Mania 2018

Netflix's Reed Hastings speaks at the Lille Transatlantic Dialogues

The co-founder, chairman and CEO of the worldwide VoD service is keen on continuing to expand in Europe and everywhere else, invest in creation, and be a constructive force in the booming drama sector  

07 May 2018

Lille Transatlantic Dialogues: A new international forum for series professionals

Séries Mania 2018

Lille Transatlantic Dialogues: A new international forum for series professionals

Séries Mania launched the Lille Transatlantic Dialogues in cooperation with the CNC and the MEDIA programme; an overview of a full day of talks  

07 May 2018

EU gross box office tops €7 billion for the third year running

Box Office - Europe

EU gross box office tops €7 billion for the third year running

Cinema attendance slightly down in 2017, dropping just 0.3% down on 2016. Admissions spike in Russia and Turkey  

03 May 2018

Europe produces over 11,000 hours of home-grown TV fiction per year

Television - Europe

Europe produces over 11,000 hours of home-grown TV fiction per year

European Audiovisual Observatory's report finds that the yearly production of TV fiction in the European Union amounts to around 920 different titles  

27 April 2018

European TV series episodes make up 24% of all episodes on pay per view VOD in Europe

Television - Europe

European TV series episodes make up 24% of all episodes on pay per view VOD in Europe

European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on the origin of TV content in VOD catalogues in Europe  

27 April 2018

MEDIA programme: A success story for European film distribution

Distribution - Europe

MEDIA programme: A success story for European film distribution

An insightful report of MEDIA programme's support of the circulation of European films within and beyond Europe  

11 April 2018

SVOD revenue in Europe grew by 128% annually between 2011 and 2016

SVOD revenue in Europe grew by 128% annually between 2011 and 2016

The European Audiovisual Observatory releases new analysis focusing on the services of subscription VOD in the European Union  

13 March 2018

The number of European films released outside of Europe up by 8.5% in 2016

The number of European films released outside of Europe up by 8.5% in 2016

According to the European Audiovisual Observatory, 650 European films were released outside of Europe in 2016  

21 February 2018

European cinema industry sees further growth in 2017

European cinema industry sees further growth in 2017

The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) has released its provisional update on admissions and box office revenues across Europe for last year  

15 February 2018

Cinema attendance in the EU confirms strength in 2017

Cinema attendance in the EU confirms strength in 2017

European Audiovisual Observatory releases first estimates for European cinema attendance in 2017  

15 February 2018

European co-productions generated three times as many admissions as national films

European co-productions generated three times as many admissions as national films

The new EAO report examined film co-production activity and circulation in Europe over the last 10 years  

15 February 2018

More viewers in cinemas (+2.1%) in a two-track Europe

More viewers in cinemas (+2.1%) in a two-track Europe

Audiences have grown again, reaching a figure of 1,329.4 million with a 2.1% increase over the 1,302.1 in 2016  

14 February 2018

European films make up 28% of films broadcast on TV in Europe

European films make up 28% of films broadcast on TV in Europe

The European Audiovisual Observatory publishes major study "Films on TV: Origin, age and circulation"  

21 December 2017

Everything you always wanted to know about distribution but were afraid to ask: piracy

Everything you always wanted to know about distribution but were afraid to ask: piracy

Europa Distribution, in partnership with MIA, gathered a panel of experts in Rome to acknowledge and discuss the elephant in the room: piracy  

13 November 2017

A look at the 2017 Mipcom

A look at the 2017 Mipcom

The new edition of the international entertainment content market is expecting 14,000 delegates, amongst which there will be 70 new exhibitors  

17 October 2017

Europa Distribution shows the bigger picture of public film funding at San Sebastián

San Sebastián 2017 - Industry

Europa Distribution shows the bigger picture of public film funding at San Sebastián

The association of independent film distributors held a panel on the current situation during the Basque festival  

10 October 2017

Film distribution: focus on the United Kingdom

Film distribution: focus on the United Kingdom

Europa Distribution puts the spotlight on the independent distribution companies in Great Britain in order to discuss the national market and its specificities  

20 July 2017

Film distributors in Karlovy Vary: the constant gardeners

Film distributors in Karlovy Vary: the constant gardeners

Europa Distribution talks about the role of distributors in the new film industry ecosystem in the 11th annual confrence at the Czech festival  

19 July 2017

The emergence of a new category of intermediaries: VOD aggregators

The emergence of a new category of intermediaries: VOD aggregators

The European Audiovisual Observatory launches a new report on VOD services  

10 July 2017

The challenges of releasing indie animation at Annecy

Distribution - Europe

The challenges of releasing indie animation at Annecy

Europa Distribution held a panel at Annecy's MIFA to talk about the industry situation  

10 July 2017

Ruth Caleb  • Producer

"As a young person, I firmly believed that I could change the world"

Ruth Caleb • Producer

Veteran producer Ruth Caleb reflected on her illustrious career at the Série Series festival  

06 July 2017

Oliver Hirschbiegel, Paula Milne  • Director, writer

"Research is the secret for me"

Oliver Hirschbiegel, Paula Milne • Director, writer

Director Oliver Hirschbiegel and writer Paula Milne discussed their new series, The Same Sky, set in Cold War Germany, at Série Series  

04 July 2017

Misan Sagay, Katie Swinden, Sam Miller  • Creators

"More and more companies are trying to do things that are original and change the playing field"

Misan Sagay, Katie Swinden, Sam Miller • Creators

Screenwriter Misan Sagay, producer Katie Swinden and director Sam Miller discussed their new series, Guerrilla, at Série Series  

04 July 2017

Harold Apter  • Showrunner

"We’re actually teaching at the same time as we’re making the show"

Harold Apter • Showrunner

American showrunner Harold Apter talked about his groundbreaking new Czech series at Série Series  

04 July 2017

Justus Riesenkampff  • Distributor

"It’s not our expectation, but rather our buyers’ expectation, that counts"

Justus Riesenkampff • Distributor

At the Série Series festival, distributor Justus Riesenkampff discussed Beta Film's strategy when it comes to selecting series  

04 July 2017

One third of EU TV channels and on-demand services target foreign markets

One third of EU TV channels and on-demand services target foreign markets

European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on audiovisual media services targeting other countries  

29 June 2017

Access to film heritage works in EU film archives

Access to film heritage works in EU film archives

The European Audiovisual Observatory offers you its second 'Film Heritage' report  

29 June 2017

Série Series 2016: Cultural Identities and the International Market

Série Series 2016: Cultural Identities and the International Market

A discussion between producers  

27 June 2017

Série Series 2016: Let’s Talk About Commissioning

Série Series 2016: Let’s Talk About Commissioning

A discussion of collaboration in public broadcasting  

27 June 2017

One Vision Série Series 2016: Tone C. Rønning

One Vision Série Series 2016: Tone C. Rønning

Accountability in public service broadcasting  

27 June 2017

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