The Constant Gardeners – What role for Distributors in the new Film Industry Ecosystem? Europa Distribution’s 11th Annual Conference in Karlovy Vary

by Isabella Weber 40 distributors, members of Europa Distribution, gathered in Karlovy Vary from the 2nd to the 6th of July in the scope of the Industry Event of the Festival. They were involved in an intense agenda of activities organised by the network and its partners for the occasion of Europa Distribution’s 11th Annual Conference. The fil rouge chosen to guide the conversation was the current state of the Film Industry and the role…

Panel in Karlovy Vary – July 7 2014

  This year, Europa Distribution was present in Karlovy Vary for an open panel organised in cooperation with Karlovy Vary IFF and the LUX Prize of European Parliament. It took place on Monday 07/07/2014, from 10:00 to 12:00 at Barrandov Studios’ Villa (Becher´s Villa), Krále Jiřího 9. « Supporting ‘fragile’ films – a realistic dream ? » Arthouse films and niche films are often labelled as “fragile”. They tend to address a specific segment of spectators and sometimes struggle…

Europa Distribution & the Lux Prize team up at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival

A workshop titled “Distribution of European Films: A Dangerous Hobby or Sustainable Business Model” will take place at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival on July 1, organized by the European Parliament’s LUX Prize, Europa Distribution and KVIFF. “The partnership with the European Parliament is extremely important as we can show to our network of distributors that the European Institutions are fighting to sustain the wider circulation of European film in the continent,” said Adeline Monzier, head of Europa Distribution.…

2013 LUX Prize – chronicle #1 | “No matter the topic, as long as the film is good, it will create dialogue” by Claire La Combe

The 2013 edition of the LUX Prize has officially started. A month ago, the Committee on Culture and Education of the European Parliament has endorsed the 2013 Selection panel [a 17 person panel], but it is last Thursday, on March 21st, that the first panel meeting took place. Kick off meeting oblige and because film submissions are open until April 17th, serious selection discussions have not started yet. Nonetheless, the introduction time is now over.…