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EDMentorShe wraps its second year

After launching a highly promising first edition of it EDMentorShe programme at the height of the pandemic, the European network of independent film publishers and distributors Europa Distribution hosted the final session of its second edition in Brussels on July 8, providing its participants with opportunities to meet in the flesh after several months of online fruitful discussions and questions.

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ED's Film Distribution Innovation Hub at KVIFF

Europa Distribution, in partnership with the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, organised the first edition of the Film Distribution Innovation Hub. The initiative included both a public showcase and a private session for distributors, which revolved around different innovative tools with a potential application for their business, particularly in terms of planning and supporting their releases, reaching their audiences and building a community around their brands

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Europa Distribution workshop at Sofia Meetings 2022

Europa Distribution organised a closed workshop for independent distributors at Sofia Meetings, under the title “Effective communication in professional interactions, team management and negotiation”, which focused on essential skills, both in their internal organisation and their relations with other stakeholders such as exhibitors, sales agents and even their audience.

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Europa Distribution is looking for an intern!

Europa Distribution, the association of independent film publishers and distributors, is happy to announce that will welcome one intern this year.
More information in the full internship description.

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CANNES 2022 – PANEL “CONSTANT GARDENERS: THE REALITIES OF TODAY’S FILM SECTOR IN EUROPE”

This conference, taking place at Marché du Film – Cannes Film Festival on Monday 23 May at 14.00-16.00, is co-developed by several audio-visual associations, representing creation, production, sales agents, distribution and cinema exhibition.

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How to make European Distribution greener and more sustainable?

On 7 April, Europa Distribution has organised its first Green Distribution Workshop. The event, held online, saw the participants sharing their best green practices for the distribution sector.

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Distributors on the Move 2021

Europa Distribution launched a the second 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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ED MENTOR SHE: THE MENTORING PROGRAMME DEDICATED TO WOMEN IN FILM DISTRIBUTION

Europa Distribution created a mentoring programme especially dedicated to women in distribution, with the goal of reducing the gender gap responsible for the scarcity of women in decision-making positions.The participants of the first edition of EDMentorShe finally got the chance to gather in Brussels to share the outcome of their experience.

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RELEASING DOCUMENTARIES IN TIMES OF PANDEMIC. EUROPA DISTRIBUTION’S CASE STUDIES AT IDFA 2021

Europa Distribution came back to IDFA in Amsterdam on November 2021 where some of the association’s members gathered for a series of case studies on the release of documentary films. The meeting took place as a hybrid event, with distributors joining also in remote.

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Recover, Reboot, Reshape. European Distributors discuss about the post-Covid era at the MIA Market in Rome

Continuing its long and fruitful collaboration with the MIA, Europa Distribution organized in Rome between October 13th and 17th its Annual Conference. The association’s activities started with the gathering of all members present, over 40, coming from 19 different countries.

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The “New Normal” for independent film distribution

In San Sebastián Film Festival, ED organized a public panel and a private workshop to examine the ideas, the experiments and the best practices that independent distributors have tested during the pandemic with those innovations that are here to stay.

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How can Nordic films reach an international audience?

Europa Distribution panel in partnership with New Nordic Films at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund on Thursday August 26, 2021

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