Interview with Seppe Vanhaecke, Responsible for Distribution at MOOOV, Belgium

By Jesús Silva   We caught up with our member Seppe Vanhaecke, responsible for distribution at MOOOV, to discuss their role within the Benelux distribution market and the measures they are taking in order to adapt their business model to the current global situation.   Can you tell us about your company’s history and editorial policy? We are actually a government subsidised organization, which resulted from the merging of two festivals back in 2013. Distribution…

Interview with Olivier Van den Broek, Managing partner of The Searchers, Belgium

By Jesús Silva We caught up with Olivier Van den Broek, co-founder and managing partner of the distribution company The Searchers, to discuss their line-up and how they are dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.   Why did you start your own distribution company and what is your editorial policy? We founded The Searchers in 2015, after working as consultants in acquisitions for a smaller company. Back then we felt that arthouse distributors were clearly addressing…

European Distribution: Focus on Belgium

 by Isabella Weber While the debate on the “Digital Single Market” is still a hot topic of discussion for the whole European Film Industry, Europa Distribution continues its internal survey to explore the current situation of Film Distribution in each European country. Belgium. A split territory surrounded by bigger markets At first sight the Belgium film market presents the same overview as most of European markets with a significant predominance of American films over everything…