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Industry Reports

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - Movio finds blockbusters are attracting UK cinemagoers to cinemas, but providing a diversified offering remains essential - 12/05/2022

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 12/05/2022
Movio finds blockbusters are attracting UK cinemagoers to cinemas, but providing a diversified offering remains essential
The study highlights the huge appetite for diverse content and how certain key demographics remain underserved by the British market

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming
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After two years of the pandemic, the industry is gradually transitioning back to normality, with Cannes and its Marché du Film now in sight. While keeping a close eye on the tragic war unfolding in Ukraine and its effects on the audiovisual industry, Cineuropa continues to provide extensive coverage of the European film business and its most recent developments.

Market Trends - “Fight for your rights, and your crazy ideas,” say young creators at the latest SAA event - 17/05/2022

Market Trends – 17/05/2022
“Fight for your rights, and your crazy ideas,” say young creators at the latest SAA event
Young audiovisual authors are demanding fair compensation from streamers, and are finding CMOs helpful when pursuing their work and maintaining their artistic freedom

Green Industry Initiatives and Sustainability - Wallimage: An ECOsystem at the service of the audiovisual industry - 17/05/2022

Green Industry Initiatives and Sustainability – 17/05/2022
Wallimage: An ECOsystem at the service of the audiovisual industry
The Belgian fund has implemented action aimed at reducing the environmental impact of audiovisual production

European Film Schools - Educational initiative “Exploring, Cinéma, cent ans de jeunesse!” set to become an Erasmus+ project - 17/05/2022

European Film Schools – 17/05/2022
Educational initiative “Exploring, Cinéma, cent ans de jeunesse!” set to become an Erasmus+ project
For over 25 years, the project has been committed to uniting children and youngsters from many different countries through their love for cinema

Produce – Co-Produce... - 12 European film funds join forces for Ukrainian Films Now - 16/05/2022

Produce – Co-Produce... – 16/05/2022
12 European film funds join forces for Ukrainian Films Now
The fundraising and networking event will unspool at Cannes and aims to back Ukrainian films currently in post-production

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - Gaetano Maiorino • Sales agent, True Colours - 13/05/2022

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 13/05/2022
Gaetano Maiorino • Sales agent, True Colours
We take a closer look at the work carried out by the Roman sales agency, which has established itself as a crucial reference point in the Italian and European landscape since 2016

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - 2021 saw limited recovery of EU and UK theatrical markets, with attendance up 31.5% on 2020 - 13/05/2022

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 13/05/2022
2021 saw limited recovery of EU and UK theatrical markets, with attendance up 31.5% on 2020
The European Audiovisual Observatory has published its latest figures on cinemagoing, which reveal a 58% drop compared to pre-pandemic levels

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Co-Production Podcast

Episode 28: The Open Body (Spain/Portugal) - 28/04/2022

28/04/2022
Episode 28: The Open Body (Spain/Portugal)
The producers of Ángeles Huerta's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 27: Ordinary Failures (Czech Republic/Hungary/Italy) - 08/04/2022

08/04/2022
Episode 27: Ordinary Failures (Czech Republic/Hungary/Italy)
The producers of Cristina Grosan's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 26: A Cup of Coffee and New Shoes On (Albania/Greece/Kosovo/Portugal) - 08/03/2022

08/03/2022
Episode 26: A Cup of Coffee and New Shoes On (Albania/Greece/Kosovo/Portugal)
The producers of Gentian Koçi's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 25: Strandzha (Germany/Bulgaria) - 22/02/2022

22/02/2022
Episode 25: Strandzha (Germany/Bulgaria)
The producers of Hristova Pepa's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 24: The Editorial Office (Ukraine/Germany) - 17/02/2022

17/02/2022
Episode 24: The Editorial Office (Ukraine/Germany)
The producers of Roman Bondarchuk's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 23: Captain Volkonogov Escaped (Russia/Estonia/France) - 20/12/2021

20/12/2021
Episode 23: Captain Volkonogov Escaped (Russia/Estonia/France)
The producers of Natasha Merkulova and Aleksey Chupov's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 22: Queens (France/Belgium/ Morocco/Netherlands) - 17/12/2021

17/12/2021
Episode 22: Queens (France/Belgium/ Morocco/Netherlands)
The producers of Yasmine Benkiran's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 21: My Fairy Troublemaker (Luxembourg/Germany) - 16/12/2021

16/12/2021
Episode 21: My Fairy Troublemaker (Luxembourg/Germany)
The producers of Caroline Origer's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Photogalleries

European Shooting Stars 2022 – Photogallery - 12/02/2022

12/02/2022
European Shooting Stars 2022 – Photogallery
The Shooting Stars are back at the Berlinale! Discover this year's ten emerging European talents who will be presented to the international press, the industry and the public in an exclusive hybrid programme organised by the German festival

Berlinale 2022 – Photogalleries - 10/02/2022

10/02/2022
Berlinale 2022 – Photogalleries
After unspooling virtually owing to the pandemic crisis last year, the Berlinale is now back to its physical format from 10-20 February. Discover the festival highlights in our exclusive photogalleries

Cinémamed 2021 – Photogalleries - 02/12/2021

02/12/2021
Cinémamed 2021 – Photogalleries
Organised from 2-12 December, the Mediterranean Brussels film festival is back to its physical format and ready to celebrate the best European and Mediterranean films. Among the directors presented, Marco Bellocchio, Nabil Ayouch, Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, Clara Roquet, Tony Gatlif, Jonas Carpignano and many others. Check out our photogalleries here

Black Nights 2021 – Photogalleries - 13/11/2021

13/11/2021
Black Nights 2021 – Photogalleries
One of the most prestigious gatherings of the Nordic-Baltic region, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival is set to brighten the dark Estonian winter from 12-28 November with a raft of new independent titles and a rich line-up of industry events. Discover this year’s festival highlights in our exclusive photogalleries

Lecce 2021 – Photogallery - 09/11/2021

09/11/2021
Lecce 2021 – Photogallery
Unspooling from 6-13 November, Lecce European Film Festival is finally back to its physical format and ready to celebrate the best European titles of the year. Check out our photogalleries here

Cinemed 2021 – Photogallery - 23/10/2021

23/10/2021
Cinemed 2021 – Photogallery
One of the most important showcases of Mediterranean cinema, the 43rd edition of Montpellier's Cinemed ran from 15-23 October. Discover this year's festival highlights in our exclusive photogallery

Rome 2021 – Photogalleries - 17/10/2021

17/10/2021
Rome 2021 – Photogalleries
The 16th edition of Rome Film Fest, running from 14-24 October, presented 23 new titles in its main competition. Discover our exclusive photogalleries from some of this year's red carpets

MIA 2021 – Photogalleries - 17/09/2021

17/09/2021
MIA 2021 – Photogalleries
The 2021 edition of MIA, Italy's premier market converging all the segments of the audiovisual industry, unspooled from 13-17 October. Discover our exclusive photogalleries from the conversation with US director Joe Russo and the panel "The Future State of the Film Industry"

Reviews

The Eight Mountains - by Felix van Groeningen, Charlotte Vandermeersch

The Eight Mountains
by Felix van Groeningen, Charlotte Vandermeersch
CANNES 2022: What is friendship? What is nature? Felix Van Groeningen and Charlotte Vandermeersch craft a sweepingly romantic film of great visual scope which touches on the essential

Rodéo - by Lola Quivoron

Rodéo
by Lola Quivoron
CANNES 2022: Lola Quivoron makes a powerful debut with an original first feature film packed full of ultra-rugged, female-style, wild energy, and set on the fringes of the motocross world

Scarlet - by Pietro Marcello

Scarlet
by Pietro Marcello
CANNES 2022: Italian filmmaker Pietro Marcello kneads and chisels a multiform material entangling realism and storytelling, the thickness of destinies and the world's imaginative fulgurance

Exterior Night - by Marco Bellocchio

Exterior Night
by Marco Bellocchio
CANNES 2022: Making his debut in the world of series, Marco Bellocchio looks back at the Moro Case with a more humane eye and without the ferocity of the past

Final Cut - by Michel Hazanavicius

Final Cut
by Michel Hazanavicius
CANNES 2022: Michel Hazanavicius offers up a hilarious and high cinephile-value diversion in the form of a multidimensional comedy unfolding on the set of a zombie film

How to Save a Dead Friend - by Marusya Syroechkovskaya

How to Save a Dead Friend
by Marusya Syroechkovskaya
Raw and moving, Marusya Syroechkovskaya's documentary describes growing up in 21st-century Russia, but is so intimate and honest that it would probably work just as well in a vacuum

Unfinished Affairs - by Juan Miguel del Castillo

Unfinished Affairs
by Juan Miguel del Castillo
Tragedy pervades Juan Miguel del Castillo's second feature film, in which he condemns violence by portraying the psychological damage it leaves on its victims and those close to them

Songs About Love - by Tomasz Habowski

Songs About Love
by Tomasz Habowski
The debut feature by Polish helmer Tomasz Habowski is tender and poetic – just like every love song should be

Interviews

Milko Lazarov • Head, Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers

Milko Lazarov • Head, Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers
Three years into the job, the head honcho of the Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers gives us his take on the importance of the union’s annual awards and their significance to the local industry

Rufat Hasanov • Head of the Audiovisual and Interactive Media Department, Ministry for Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Rufat Hasanov • Head of the Audiovisual and Interactive Media Department, Ministry for Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan
We chatted to the acclaimed, award-winning filmmaker, who also works at the country’s Ministry for Culture, about the founding of the Cinema Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan in late April

Mario Alejandro Arias, Gabriela Alonso and Nicolás Martín • Directors of To Have Time

Mario Alejandro Arias, Gabriela Alonso and Nicolás Martín • Directors of To Have Time
With their first feature film, of hybrid genre and the final project of their studies at ECAM, they have been selected at the Malaga Film Festival and Auteur Film Festival in Barcelona

Vladimír Lhoták • Producer, Hausboot Production

Vladimír Lhoták • Producer, Hausboot Production
Already named Producer of the Year at Cartoon for making the biggest and most expensive stop-motion project in Czech history, the producer talks to us about his work across documentary and animation

Ioanna Bolomyti • Producer, Atalante Productions

Ioanna Bolomyti • Producer, Atalante Productions
The Greek producer told us about her upcoming projects and her view on her national film industry

Marija Dimitrova • Producer, List Production

Marija Dimitrova • Producer, List Production
Macedonian Producer on the Move tells us about making her first feature film, the Karlovy Vary prize-winning Sisterhood, and juggling several projects at the same time

Gaetano Maiorino • Sales agent, True Colours

Gaetano Maiorino • Sales agent, True Colours
We take a closer look at the work carried out by the Roman sales agency, which has established itself as a crucial reference point in the Italian and European landscape since 2016

Felipe Lage Coro • Producer, Zeitun Films

Felipe Lage Coro • Producer, Zeitun Films
We chatted to the professional behind the works of Óliver Laxe, his brother, which took part in previous editions of the Cannes Film Festival

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