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EDMentorShe wraps its second year

By Aurore Engelen   The second edition of the mentorship programme for female distribution professionals, devised by Europa Distribution, has now wrapped in Brussels After launching a highly promising first edition of it EDMentorShe programme at the height of the pandemic (read our article), the European network of independent film publishers and distributors Europa Distribution…

Film Distribution Innovation Hub at KVIFF

By Jesús Silva   Continuing with its annual festival tour —after its latest stop at Sofia Meetings back in June (see news)—, Europa Distribution resumed its partnership with the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in 2022. The European network of independent film distributors organised the first edition of the Film Distribution Innovation Hub, a new…

Europa Distribution workshop at Sofia Meetings 2022

By Jesús Silva   Following a two-year gap owing to COVID-related constraints, Europa Distribution returned to Bulgaria in 2022 to renew its partnership with the Sofia Meetings. The industry gathering had to be postponed from its usual dates during the Sofia International Film Festival in March, adopting a hybrid format which unfolded from 6 to…

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! For students and graduates who are interested in the film industry and would like to take a closer look at how an international professional association works, Europa Distribution offers a unique opportunity to participate…

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 the European Audiovisual Production Association (CEPI); Eurocinema; Europa Distribution; Europa International; the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF); the International Federation of Film Distributors’ and Publishers’ Association (FIAD); the Federation of European Screen…

How to make European distribution greener and more sustainable?

By Davide Abbatescianni   During the first Green Distribution Workshop organised by Europa Distribution, the participants contributed to the creation of a toolbox of good practices to make business strategies, office work and travel arrangements more environmentally friendly.   On 7 April, Europa Distribution has organised its first Green Distribution Workshop. The event, held online,…

DISTRIBUTORS ON THE MOVE 2021

By Jesús Silva   Following the success of its first edition, Europa Distribution launched a new series of calls for the “Distributors on the Move” programme in 2021. The main goal of this initiative, aimed at members of the network working in marketing and promotion, is to foster the exchange and collaboration between independent distributors…

Interview with Adeline Margueron, Distributor, Le Parc Distribution, Belgium

By Davide Abbatescianni   We caught up with Adeline Margueron, Head of Distribution at Liège-based outfit Le Parc Distribution. Our conversation revolved around the company’s line-up and strategies, the support measures implemented to fight the healthcare crisis and the distribution of family-orientated and animated films in the French-speaking part of Belgium.   How would you…

ED Mentor She: The Mentoring Programme dedicated to Women in Film Distribution

By Isabella Weber   Film distribution, like most cultural sectors in Europe, is a professional field where women are largely employed. Women who work in marketing, social media, PR and programming. More rarely in acquisitions. Much more rarely in managing positions. Out of the 113 independent distribution companies that are part of Europa Distribution’s network,…

Releasing documentaries in times of pandemic. Europa Distribution’s Case Studies at IDFA 2021

By Jesús Silva   After the hiatus imposed by the pandemic in 2020, which led to the cancellation of many professional meetings and events in the film industry, Europa Distribution came back to IDFA for the third time this year, renewing its partnership with the Festival’s Industry Talk programme. On November 22nd, some of the…