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…

The challenges of releasing indie animation: Europa Distribution’s workshop in Annecy

  by Isabella Weber In the framework of the MIFA, the Industry event of the Annecy International Film Festival, Europa Distribution organised a private workshop on June 14th dedicated to those distributors who, despite the difficulties, take on the challenge of releasing independent animation films in Europe. Nine speakers, each coming from a different country,…

Dial A for Audience. Europa Distribution at the 14th Sofia Meetings

by Isabella Weber This year Europa Distribution celebrated the 7th anniversary of its partnership with the Sofia Meetings, bringing over 20 distributors to the 21st edition of the Sofia International Film Festival from March 16 to March 19. Besides attending the festival’s activities, the members of Europa Distribution gathered on Friday 17th to discuss the…

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Distribution But Were Afraid to Ask

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Distribution But Were Afraid to Ask Risks or Opportunities? A look to Film Distribution today by Isabella Weber   Outside of the cinema industry there is not much awareness about the existence of a special bridge that takes a film from being made to being seen, and that…

Discussing animation in Annecy

by Isabella Weber   In the lively framework of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Europa Distribution gathered some of its members to discuss about animation on two separate occasions. In the morning of June the 17th, an internal workshop conceived for a small group of distributors of the network took place. Later, on the…

Audience… Where are you? – ED workshop in Sofia 2015

by Isabella Weber The ability to target and reach the right audience for a film can make the difference between a successful release and a flop. The Europa Distribution workshop, which took place on 13th and 14th of March within the framework of the “Sofia Meetings”, gathered 21 European distributors eager to share their experiences…

Summary of our conference in Annecy 2014 – Connecting with the Public from the Production Phase: Keys to Success for a Brilliant Distribution

From June 10-12, Europa Distribution was in Annecy for a workshop on animation with its members. We also organised in partnership with Mifa, an open panel : Connecting with the Public from the Production Phase: Keys to Success for a Brilliant Distribution. To know more about what was discussed and what were the conclusions, click…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for EAVE Film Marketing Workshop

  EAVE is launching its call for applications for the Film Marketing Workshop! Discount of the workshop fee is offered to graduates of EAVE European Producers Workshop as well as to members of the EAVE partners Europa International and Europa Distribution. Application deadline: October 14, 2013 EXTENDED Deadline : October 21, 2013 !   20th…

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…