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,…

The “new normal” for independent film distribution. Europa Distribution in San Sebastian

By Isabella Weber   Things change and practices evolve in all businesses, and the pandemic seems to have pushed the accelerator extra hard for the film industry. After almost two years of co-existence with Covid-19, it is clear that many things we were used to will not go back to being just as “before” and…

European Distribution: Focus on the Netherlands

by Claire La Combe Whenever the film market of the Netherlands is mentioned, it is very often associated with its neighbour Belgium, as part of the “2nd rank markets” – those who fully participate in the general trend of the EU film Market, without being a dramatic player. Indeed, in terms of trends, it gently…