Michael Gubbins • SampoMedia, founder
is an editor, journalist and consultant specialising in film and digital media, and is the founder of SampoMedia
. His 22 years as a journalist on daily newspapers and magazines - he is the former editor of Screen International -
also include the editorship of leading business-technology title Computing
. He is a member of the advisory boards of Power to the Pixel
and Met Film School
, and a director of the Screenwriters' Festival. Michael has appeared at more than 60 events as chair and speaker in recent years, and has also lectured students in marketing and film.
Today, Michael talked to Cineuropa about his opinions on NEXT's mission, a project that is bringing the future to the historic temple of cinema that is Cannes