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…

Interview with Yves Blösche, Distributor, Filmcoopi Zürich

By Davide Abbatescianni   We caught the opportunity to chat with Yves Blösche, Managing Partner at Zürich-based distributor Filmcoopi. Our conversation revolved around the peculiarities of the Swiss market, the company’s editorial policy, its recent line-up ahead of Cannes as well as its distribution and marketing strategies.   What’s your company’s line up? What about…