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Industry Reports

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - Frank L Stavik • Distributor, Fidalgo - 11/07/2024

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 11/07/2024
Frank L Stavik • Distributor, Fidalgo
We spoke to the Norwegian distributor, who touched on his company’s editorial policy, his country’s theatrical market and the role of festivals, among other topics

Market Trends
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A busy summer awaits the European film industry. Cineuropa will continue to keep its readers up to date with the latest news and market insights, covering the buzziest events, including Karlovy Vary, Munich, Locarno, Sarajevo, Venice and San Sebastián

European Policy - The Society of Audiovisual Authors publishes the Advancing Audiovisual Authors’ Rights in Europe booklet - 19/07/2024

European Policy – 19/07/2024
The Society of Audiovisual Authors publishes the Advancing Audiovisual Authors’ Rights in Europe booklet
The publication reaffirms the importance of writers and directors remaining at the core of the creative process

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - 9 out of 11 of the largest TV and VoD groups operating in Europe are US-based - 17/07/2024

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 17/07/2024
9 out of 11 of the largest TV and VoD groups operating in Europe are US-based
The latest European Audiovisual Observatory report surveyed a total of 12,703 audiovisual media services and video-sharing platforms

Europe and the Rest of the World - Bassam Alasad  • Head of industry, Amman Film Days - 15/07/2024

Europe and the Rest of the World – 15/07/2024
Bassam Alasad • Head of industry, Amman Film Days
The head of industry talks about crafting the Amman Film Days’ programme for up-and-coming filmmakers from Jordan and the Arab region, and its relevance to Europe

Produce – Co-Produce... - Vladimir Katcharava  • Head of industry selection, Svaneti International Film Festival - 15/07/2024

Produce – Co-Produce... – 15/07/2024
Vladimir Katcharava • Head of industry selection, Svaneti International Film Festival
The Georgian industry professional reveals the strategic concepts behind the event and elaborates on the possible domestic contribution to the international cinema landscape

Market Trends - KIDS Regio zooms in on how to build bridges to benefit European children’s films - 11/07/2024

Market Trends – 11/07/2024
KIDS Regio zooms in on how to build bridges to benefit European children’s films
This specific topic was particularly apt, as the event held recently in Erfurt, Germany, has networking at its core

European Policy - Anne Schultka says, “The time is now” at KIDS Regio - 11/07/2024

European Policy – 11/07/2024
Anne Schultka says, “The time is now” at KIDS Regio
The KIDS Regio project manager intended to give agency to participants and asked everyone to approach their EU representatives with the forum’s results

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Co-Production Podcast

Episode 70: Robot Dreams (Spain/France) - 27/06/2024

27/06/2024
Episode 70: Robot Dreams (Spain/France)
The producers of the film by Pablo Berger are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 69: Black Tea (France/ Mauritania/ Luxembourg/ Taiwan/ Côte d'Ivoire) - 30/04/2024

30/04/2024
Episode 69: Black Tea (France/ Mauritania/ Luxembourg/ Taiwan/ Côte d'Ivoire)
The producers of the film by Abderrahmane Sissako are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 68: Paradise Is Burning (Sweden/Italy/Denmark/Finland) - 18/04/2024

18/04/2024
Episode 68: Paradise Is Burning (Sweden/Italy/Denmark/Finland)
The producers of the film by Mika Gustafson are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 67: The Empire (France/ Germany/Italy/Belgium/Portugal) - 09/04/2024

09/04/2024
Episode 67: The Empire (France/ Germany/Italy/Belgium/Portugal)
The producers of the film by Bruno Dumont are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 66: Green Border (Poland/Czech Republic/ France/Belgium) - 13/02/2024

13/02/2024
Episode 66: Green Border (Poland/Czech Republic/ France/Belgium)
The producers of the film by Agnieszka Holland are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 65: Savages! (Switzerland/France/Belgium) - 13/12/2023

13/12/2023
Episode 65: Savages! (Switzerland/France/Belgium)
The producers of the film by Claude Barras are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 64: Pure Unknown (Italy/Switzerland/Sweden) - 12/12/2023

12/12/2023
Episode 64: Pure Unknown (Italy/Switzerland/Sweden)
The producers of the film by Mattia Colombo and Valentina Cicogna are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 63: Misty – The Erroll Garner Story (Switzerland/Germany/France) - 11/12/2023

11/12/2023
Episode 63: Misty – The Erroll Garner Story (Switzerland/Germany/France)
The producers of the film by Georges Gachot are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

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Photogalleries

Cannes 2024 – Photogalleries - 14/05/2024

14/05/2024
Cannes 2024 – Photogalleries
The international film industry is gathering again on the Croisette for a packed edition of the Cannes Film Festival and its Marché du Film, unspooling from 14-25 May. Discover the festival highlights in our exclusive photo galleries

Berlinale 2024 – Photogalleries - 15/02/2024

15/02/2024
Berlinale 2024 – Photogalleries
The Berlin International Film Festival returns for its 74th edition, the last under the direction of Carlo Chatrian and Mariette Rissenbeek, from 15-25 February. Check out the festival highlights in our exclusive photogalleries

San Sebastián 2023 – Photogalleries - 25/09/2023

25/09/2023
San Sebastián 2023 – Photogalleries
The San Sebastián International Film Festival cements its position on the global festival circuit with its 71st edition, which is unspooling from 22-30 September. Check out our exclusive photo galleries

Venice 2023 – Photogalleries - 01/09/2023

01/09/2023
Venice 2023 – Photogalleries
After the media storm triggered by the SAG-AFTRA strike, the global film community is back on the Lido for the 80th Venice Film Festival, unspooling from 30 August-9 September. Discover the festival highlights and the international stars walking the red carpet in our exclusive photo galleries

Close wins the 2023 LUX Audience Award - 27/06/2023

27/06/2023
Close wins the 2023 LUX Audience Award
Lukas Dhont’s heartbreaking coming-of-age drama has emerged as the winner of the European audience award, determined by ratings from the public and Members of the European Parliament

Cannes 2023 – Photogalleries - 17/05/2023

17/05/2023
Cannes 2023 – Photogalleries
The international film industry is gathering again on the Croisette for a packed edition of the Cannes Film Festival and its Marché du Film, unspooling from 16-27 May. Discover the festival highlights in our exclusive photo galleries

European Shooting Stars 2023 – Photogallery - 01/03/2023

01/03/2023
European Shooting Stars 2023 – Photogallery
A look at the presentation of the European Shooting Stars, 10 of the most promising young actors from all over the continent selected by the EFP, which took place during the Berlinale

Berlinale 2023 – Photogalleries - 18/02/2023

18/02/2023
Berlinale 2023 – Photogalleries
The Berlinale is back in full swing! This edition is marked by the return of the on-site European Film Market, a jam-packed programme, increased attendance levels and the lifting of COVID-related restrictions. Check out the festival highlights in our exclusive photogalleries

Reviews

Un mexicano en la luna - by José Luis Yánez López, Cecilia "Techus" Guerrero

Un mexicano en la luna
by José Luis Yánez López, Cecilia "Techus" Guerrero
55 years on from the moon landings, this candid period comedy by José Luis Yánez López and Cecilia “Techus” Guerrero reminds us just how important it is to keep a secret for good intentions

Gondola - by Veit Helmer

Gondola
by Veit Helmer
German filmmaker Veit Helmer continues his journey through poetic, silent cinema with a highly inventive, burlesque film full of charm and benevolent love

Madame Luna - by Daniel Espinosa

Madame Luna
by Daniel Espinosa
Based on real events, the story of an Eritrean female human trafficker is at the heart of this penetrating drama about immigration, which signals Daniel Espinosa’s return to Europe

Averroes & Rosa Parks - by Nicolas Philibert

Averroes & Rosa Parks
by Nicolas Philibert
BERLINALE 2024: After his Golden Bear winner On the Adamant, Nicolas Philibert is back with a second instalment in his trilogy about mental illness, which is even more impressive than the first

Maria Montessori - by Léa Todorov

Maria Montessori
by Léa Todorov
Léa Todorov sheds light upon the genesis of the Montessori approach in a bold and novelistic first feature film about disability, difference and feminism at the beginning of the 20th century

Eat the Night - by Caroline Poggi, Jonathan Vinel

Eat the Night
by Caroline Poggi, Jonathan Vinel
CANNES 2024: Caroline Poggi and Jonathan Vinel launch into a bold and highly ambitious film about youth, the virtual and reality, but the piece as a whole doesn't quite live up to its promise

The Wrath of God - by Kristijan Milic

The Wrath of God
by Kristijan Milic
Kristijan Milić blends the war-movie genre and different shades of thriller into a smooth and rock-solid amalgam

The Gardener's Year - by Jiří Havelka

The Gardener's Year
by Jiří Havelka
Jiří Havelka’s third film probes the conflict between tradition and modernity, but ultimately falls short as a satire, emerging as more of a thinly plotted and repetitive tragicomedy

Interviews

Rozálie Kohoutová  • Director and writer of Antonie

Rozálie Kohoutová • Director and writer of Antonie
The director of the Czech project that won the Eurimages Co-production Development Award at KVIFF discusses her documentary background, humour and how to infuse pop aesthetics into a social dramedy

Ewa Szabłowska  • Artistic director, mBank New Horizons IFF

Ewa Szabłowska • Artistic director, mBank New Horizons IFF
One of the artistic directors of the Polish gathering outlines this year’s programme and explains the festival’s theme of “cinema that leads”

Emily Mkrtichian  • Director of There Was, There Was Not

Emily Mkrtichian • Director of There Was, There Was Not
The Armenian filmmaker provides insights into her relationship with her characters and into the complex process of documenting living history

Christos Nikou  • Director of Fingernails

Christos Nikou • Director of Fingernails
The Greek director opens up about his career and about working with Apple TV on his second feature, starring Jessie Buckley and Riz Ahmed, which closed Karlovy Vary

Bassam Alasad  • Head of industry, Amman Film Days

Bassam Alasad • Head of industry, Amman Film Days
The head of industry talks about crafting the Amman Film Days’ programme for up-and-coming filmmakers from Jordan and the Arab region, and its relevance to Europe

Vladimir Katcharava  • Head of industry selection, Svaneti International Film Festival

Vladimir Katcharava • Head of industry selection, Svaneti International Film Festival
The Georgian industry professional reveals the strategic concepts behind the event and elaborates on the possible domestic contribution to the international cinema landscape

Frank L Stavik • Distributor, Fidalgo

Frank L Stavik • Distributor, Fidalgo
We spoke to the Norwegian distributor, who touched on his company’s editorial policy, his country’s theatrical market and the role of festivals, among other topics

José Manuel Zamora • Director, Abycine

José Manuel Zamora • Director, Abycine
The director of the Albacete-based indie film festival talks about its Abycine Lanza on the Road initiative, which releases movies on a circuit of peripheral theatres in Spain

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