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,…