Interview with Jakob Kijas, General Manager of Eksystent Distribution, Germany

By Jesús Silva We talked to Jakob Kijas, General Manager of German distributor Eksystent Distribution, about the main challenges independent distributors have to face in Germany, as well as the effects of the global health crisis on the market.   How did you start working in film distribution? What’s your company’s editorial policy?  We launched the company back in 2012 and the first film we acquired was It Looks Pretty from a Distance by Anka…

European Distribution : Focus on Germany

European Distribution: Focus on Germany  „Der Untergang“   by Birgit Heidsiek   For the very first time in the history of mankind, we can observe the rise and fall of a whole art form. The experience of watching a high quality piece of art in a cinema, be it a master piece from the silent movie era of the 1920‘s, or be it a milestone from the 1970‘s or 1980‘s, will be replaced by seeing these…