Interview with Eduardo Escudero, Founder of A Contracorriente Films, Spain

By Jesús Silva We talked to our member Eduardo Escudero, one of the founders of Spanish distributor A Contracorriente Films, about their catalogue, the situation of the Spanish market and the future of the sector after the pandemic.   What is your editorial policy? The name A Contracorriente Films (“against the current”) has always been a statement of intentions. We wanted to follow a different editorial policy, focused on “feel-good” movies and European productions. We…

European Distribution : Focus on Spain

European Distribution : Focus on Spain Distribuidores al borde de un ataque de nervios?  by Birgit Heidsiek   Due to the economic crisis, the tremendous increase of ticket prices, the lack of a young target audience and not least piracy, it has become difficult to release European art house films in Spain. The total number of cinema admissions keeps dropping constantly since ten years. While in 2004 there still were 147m tickets sold, the number…