Independent distributors claim their cultural role as publishers at Europa Distribution’s Panel at MIA

By Isabella Weber   Crises are always accelerators for change and in today’s pandemic the independent distributors are fighting hard to be ahead of that change, to save their companies and to guarantee the circulation of the films they are passionate about.   To raise awareness on the role of distributors in film industry Europa…

Interview with Huub Roelvink, Managing Director of Cherry Pickers, The Netherlands

By Frances Harvey   Distributor Cherry Pickers had just released Yann Arthus Bertrand’s Woman, (following a series of successful previews as part of International Women’s Day) when the cinemas in the Netherlands were ordered to close due to COVID-19. We spoke to the company’s founder and managing director, Huub Roelvink.   How is the distribution…