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LET’S TALK ANIMATION: EUROPA DISTRIBUTION AT CARTOON MOVIE

Within the framework of the Cartoon Movie event held in Bordeaux (3-5 March), Europa Distribution organised a workshop for its members focused on the theatrical release of animation films, inviting distributors to discuss about their experiences, highlighting the best practices as well as unsuccess stories where valuable lessons could be shared and learnt.

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Europa Distribution's new exchange programme

Europa Distribution launched a pilot edition of its exchange programme “Distributors on the Move”, addressed at members working in marketing who wish to have an intensive learning experience with a company abroad.

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The situation of independent film distribution Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria

Due to a severe lack of screens, a limited window market and the ever-present threat of piracy, independent distributors in the region have to think “outside of the box” and find new ways to connect with their audiences. Events and special screenings have become the predominant strategy, while some growth trends offer a light at the end of the tunnel. But is this enough?

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Why together is Better - Europa Distribution at MIA

Europa Distribution held its 13th Annual Conference in Rome (16-19 October) in the framework of the MIA Market, gathering around sixty members of the association to discuss about the latest evolutions in the European distribution market. With an ever-increasing number of films released every year, and competition for audience’s attention getting tougher in the era of multiplication of contents, the need for joining forces across different parts of the film’s value chain has taken a central place in the current debate.

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Europa Distribution at San Sebastian Film Festival

Over the past six years the expansion in Europe of big international VoD players such as Netflix and Amazon has started an irreversible process that is changing – and, according to some, disrupting – the whole film market. While it is true that those consumers who know what they want can get it “here and now” far more easily than in the past, it is also true that in the maze of logarithms ruling the VoD world, it is harder for the audience to discover any new content. On September 23rd Europa Distribution, in partnership with the San Sebastián Film Festival, tackled the issue with the help of experts from various fields during an open panel entitled “The Holy Grailof right holders: the availability and visibility of European films on VoD platforms”.

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