Interview with Eric Lagesse, CEO of Pyramide Distribution, France

By Jesús Silva   We sat down with Eric Lagesse, CEO of Pyramide Distribution, to discuss the secrets behind France’s “very creative, vivid and risky” film scene. During the pandemic, the collaboration between independent distributors and the CNC has been crucial in terms of adopting different measures to sustain the market. However, the considerable drop…

Interview with Jean Labadie, CEO of Le Pacte, France

By Jesús Silva   We talked to Jean Labadie, CEO of France’s Le Pacte, about the particular traits that make the French market “the healthiest in Europe” for independent film distribution. Labadie also opened up about the key role of French distributors in the financing of national films, the impact of their media chronology and…

Interview with Richard Mowe, Co-director of Cinéfile, United Kingdom

By Joachim Soudan   We talked to Richard Mowe, Co-Director of CinéFile, about the Covid-19 situation and how the company reacted by focussing on the VOD back-catalogue. Moreover, he describes for us his perception of the distributor’s work and speaks about further releases.   What is your company’s line up? Your editorial policy and why?…