Europa Distribution towards the future of Digital Marketing

by Isabella Weber For every new film released in cinemas there are hundreds of entertainment alternatives that audience can reach with a click: whether it’s other films, TV series, reality shows or video games, the truth is that the competition for attention has never been fiercer. How can independent distributors rise above the noise, to bring the exciting new European titles to their audience?   In partnership with the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, Europa Distribution held on…

Focus on Switzerland

by Isabella Weber   After our 2018’s summer tour of independent film distribution in Greece (read here) and the exploration of the eastern regions of Europe (read here our articles on Russia and Lithuania), Europa Distribution pulls its focus lenses on Switzerland. How do independent film distributors work in a country that counts 3 official languages and 26 cantons?   One country… three releases  For most of the Swiss independent distributors the largest target group is represented by…

MEDIA Success Stories, Volume II: Scope100, European Film Challenge and Europa Distribution

by Isabella Weber   After analysing the role that the MEDIA programme has had in the support of European film distribution through its schemes directly dedicated to distributors over the past years (read here the article), we explore here the goals and the achievements of two projects (Scope100 and The European Film Challenge) and of one sector’s association (Europa Distribution), that all receive grants from MEDIA. Each of the them contributes to the promotion and diffusion of independent European cinema…

Ciné en Construccion: ED&CICAE award goes to…

From March 27 to 28 Ciné en Construccion Toulouse presented six Latin-American movies looking to be completed with post-production. Europa Distribution, along with the CICAE awarded one of these works-in progress with the Distributors and Exhibitors prize. This year, the jury was composed of two ED members, Carlo Dias (Amstel Film, Netherlands) and Harald Baur (Arsenal Filmverleih, Germany) and of Mirjam Ziegler (Arsenal & Atelier, Germany) for the CICAE. They awarded the film AUSÊNCIA by Chico Teixera,…