DISTRIBUTORS ON THE MOVE 2022: Final Results of the third edition

By Jesús Silva In line with its core values and mission as a networking think-tank for independent film distributors, Europa Distribution launched a new edition of the “Distributors on the Move” programme in 2022. Since it was first introduced in 2019, and after a successful series of calls in the last years —which unfolded in…

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…

MEDIA programme: A success story for European film distribution

by Isabella Weber   Ever since its creation in 1991 the MEDIA programme has pursued the objective of increasing the circulation of European films within and beyond Europe. The reason is simple: such films have the ability of carrying the values of the European cultural identity. When in 2014 the programme was reshaped under the Creative Europe…

Europa Distribution Animation Workshop at Cartoon Movie

by Isabella Weber   In the framework of the 20th Edition of Cartoon Movie, Europa Distribution organized on March 7th a workshop dedicated to those many independent distributors within the Association who are engaged in bringing independent and European animation films to local audiences. While many members are habitués of the Cartoon event, and have…

The Sound of Documentaries : Europa Distribution workshop in Nyon

by Isabella Weber   Gone are the days when the word “documentary” would only evoke tiny lions and gazelles running on your TV screens. Over the past years, documentary films have been knocking at bigger and bigger doors and gained access to “class A” film festivals, getting at the core of their official competitions and…

Sailing on legal offer streams

By Eva Morsch Kihn   In the framework of the 63rd edition of the International Film Festival of San Sebastián (Spain), Europa Distribution in cooperation with the Industry Club organised a workshop on the theme « Pushing legal offer and fighting piracy ».   “The basic pillars for films to exist online: new perspectives on discoverability, an eye-catching legal offer…