Interview with Xènia Puiggrós, Distribution Coordinator of Segarra Films, Spain

by Jesús Silva We talked to Xènia Puiggrós, Distribution Coordinator of Segarra Films, to discuss their line-up, the particularities of the Spanish market and the role of independent distributors in the industry.   Can you tell us about the history of the company and your editorial policy? Segarra Films was founded by Ramon Térmens in 2010 as an independent production company. About 3 years ago we started doing distribution, and so far our catalogue has…

Interview with Hans Kok, Managing Partner of Arti Film, The Netherlands

by Jesús Silva We chatted with Hans Kok, Managing Partner of Dutch distribution company Arti Film, about their release strategy, the challenges of working in a very competitive market and their thoughts about the impact of the lockdown caused by the coronavirus.   What is your editorial policy? We release 12 movies every year, half of them LGBT related. For these we have a special release schedule; every two months a so-called “Gay Film Special”, which…