Distributors on the Move. The pilot’s results and the launch of 2020 edition

by Isabella Weber In the ever-evolving film market the need to be up to date with the latest trends is greatly felt by distributors and especially by people working in film marketing. While some know-hows and expertise remain necessarily linked to the local territory, there are in fact many important aspects related to marketing techniques and tools to connect with the audience that can work across territories. Europa Distribution members always found peer-to-peer confrontations most…

The Act of Releasing: How to bring documentaries to theatres successfully.

by Isabella Weber Landing for the first time at the IDFA, Europa Distribution on November 19th made full house organizing -in partnership with the Festival’s Industry Talk programme- a public panel dedicated to the potential of documentaries when it comes to theatrical release. The panel of experts involved to explore the theme included independent distributors members of the Europa Distribution network Katerina Dvorakova (Aerofilms, CZ), Greta Akcijonaite (Greta Garbo, LT) and Huub Roelvink (Cherry Pickers, NL); the US distributor Daniel Braun (Submarine, US), and Cecilie Bolvinkel (DK) representing the European…

Open panel in Rome – New patterns of film marketing and distribution

The whole film industry knows it well : the digital era has brought many changes in the daily work of its stakeholders but also in the audience’s habits and expectations. In order to keep up, you have to adapt and think about new strategies. In Rome, Europa Distribution in partnership with The Business Street organised an open panel reuniting experts from different sectors to discuss innovative marketing and distribution strategies. Amongst these new patterns, VOD and…