Interview with Thomas Verkaeren, General Manager of O’Brother, BENELUX

By Joachim Soudan   Thomas Verkaeren, O’Brother‘s General Manager, discusses for us a line-up built on taking care of specific Belgian producers’ films rather than on acquiring quantities of films on the markets. He walks us through the complexities and challenges of the Benelux, a multiple and divided territory, partly dependent on France, and speaks…

Interview with Christian Thomas, co-founder and CEO of Imagine Film Distribution, Benelux

By Joachim Soudan   We talked with Christian Thomas, CEO of Imagine Film about both Belgian and Dutch markets in times of the pandemic and the measures put in place in both countries. The lockdown and the rise of online platforms could have signed the death warrant for theatres, it proves above all the absolute…

Interview with Seppe Vanhaecke, Responsible for Distribution at MOOOV, Belgium

By Jesús Silva   We caught up with our member Seppe Vanhaecke, responsible for distribution at MOOOV, to discuss their role within the Benelux distribution market and the measures they are taking in order to adapt their business model to the current global situation.   Can you tell us about your company’s history and editorial…

Interview with Olivier Van den Broek, Managing partner of The Searchers, Belgium

By Jesús Silva We caught up with Olivier Van den Broek, co-founder and managing partner of the distribution company The Searchers, to discuss their line-up and how they are dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.   Why did you start your own distribution company and what is your editorial policy? We founded The Searchers in 2015,…