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Industry Reports

Animation - This year’s Cartoon Forum celebrates Portuguese animation - 24/09/2021

Animation – 24/09/2021
This year’s Cartoon Forum celebrates Portuguese animation
In Toulouse, we discovered the five new projects presented by Portuguese creatives, two of which are co-produced with Spain

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As the global audiovisual sector attempts to recover and the busy festival season moves ahead, Cineuropa keeps on covering the European film industry's most recent developments and market trends with fresh reports and interviews. Read our latest articles here.

Animation - It’s a wrap for the 2021 edition of Cartoon Forum - 24/09/2021

Animation – 24/09/2021
It’s a wrap for the 2021 edition of Cartoon Forum
The prestigious co-production and pitching forum for animated TV series saw the triumph of Belgian broadcaster Ketnet and French outfits MIAM! Animation and TAT productions

New Media - Katayoun Dibamehr and Avi Amar  • Producers, Floréal Films - 23/09/2021

New Media – 23/09/2021
Katayoun Dibamehr and Avi Amar • Producers, Floréal Films
Having triumphed two years in a row in Venice by way of their virtual reality works, the heads of Paris-based firm talk to us about trends and the sector’s potential

Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - The Film and TV Charity’s latest report discloses what is not working in the UK’s creative diversity agenda - 23/09/2021

Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion – 23/09/2021
The Film and TV Charity’s latest report discloses what is not working in the UK’s creative diversity agenda
The study highlights the existence of a “lost generation” of talents who cannot benefit from the current diversity initiatives, as these mostly focus on nurturing young talent

Green Film Shooting - San Sebastián's European Film Forum focuses on what we need (and what we have) in terms of green production - 22/09/2021

Green Film Shooting – 22/09/2021
San Sebastián's European Film Forum focuses on what we need (and what we have) in terms of green production
Professionals are asking for direct intervention from the institutions to establish green standards within the value chain, so that the audiovisual sector can lead the environmental shift

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - NENT Group’s streaming service Viaplay set to expand into five new markets by 2023 - 22/09/2021

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 22/09/2021
NENT Group’s streaming service Viaplay set to expand into five new markets by 2023
The Nordic platform is due to launch in the UK, Canada, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, aiming to reach 12 million subscribers by the end of 2025

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - Streaming services must now contribute towards the funding of Swiss cinema - 20/09/2021

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 20/09/2021
Streaming services must now contribute towards the funding of Swiss cinema
4% of their turnover in Switzerland must be reinvested in Swiss cinema, which stands to benefit from an extra 18 million francs

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Co-Production Podcast

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 08 - 16/09/2021

16/09/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 08
The producers of Dénes Nagy's Natural Light are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 07 - 06/09/2021

06/09/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 07
The producers of Kristina Buožytė and Bruno Samper's Vesper Seeds are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 06 - 07/07/2021

07/07/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 06
The producers of Juho Kuosmanen's Compartment No. 6 are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 05 - 05/07/2021

05/07/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 05
The producers of Nora Martirosyan's Should the Wind Drop are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 04 - 25/05/2021

25/05/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 04
The producers of Marko Šantić's Wake Me are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 03 - 03/05/2021

03/05/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 03
The producers of Philippe Lacôte's The Night of the Kings are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 02 - 06/04/2021

06/04/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 02
The producers of Oleh Sentsov's Rhino are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 00 - 01/04/2021

01/04/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 00
Cineuropa's editor-in-chief Domenico La Porta speaks with Roberto Olla, executive director of Eurimages, about their new collaboration and the European audiovisual landscape

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Interviews

Alina Grigore • Director of Blue Moon

Alina Grigore • Director of Blue Moon
The writer-director chatted with Cineuropa about dysfunctional families, going back to her village with an education, and the difference between a psychological rhythm and logical storytelling

Lucile Hadzihalilovic • Director of Earwig

Lucile Hadzihalilovic • Director of Earwig
The third feature by the French director is her first in English; its European premiere is taking place in competition at San Sebastián, where Cineuropa spoke to her

Icíar Bollaín   • Director of Maixabel

Icíar Bollaín • Director of Maixabel
In her new movie – and with the complete dedication of her accomplice Blanca Portillo – the Madrilenian filmmaker reconstructs a recent real-life event linked with the terrorism suffered by Spain

Laurent Cantet  • Director of Arthur Rambo

Laurent Cantet  • Director of Arthur Rambo
The French filmmaker explores the violent era of social media through the story of a young and popular novelist who suffers a vertiginous fall from grace

Juan Andrés Arango and Paola Andrea Pérez Nieto • Director and producer of Where the River Begins

Juan Andrés Arango and Paola Andrea Pérez Nieto • Director and producer of Where the River Begins
We talked to the director and the producer of the Colombian project, which has taken home EFAD and CAACI’s DALE! Award from the tenth Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum

Dragomir Sholev • Director of Fishbone

Dragomir Sholev • Director of Fishbone
We talked with the director about his new film and how its complex structure allows him to talk about Bulgarian society through metaphor

Bent Hamer • Director of The Middle Man

Bent Hamer • Director of The Middle Man
The Norwegian filmmaker talked to Cineuropa about his new film and how it explores human dynamics within communities when bad news need to be shared

Thierry de Peretti • Director of Undercover

Thierry de Peretti • Director of Undercover
The French director spoke to Cineuropa about his competition film and revealed why you can learn a lot about the state from the way it deals with crime

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Interviews

Selman Nacar • Director of Between Two Dawns

Selman Nacar • Director of Between Two Dawns
Cineuropa caught up with the Turkish director after the world premiere of his debut film, which last year won a couple of work-in-progress prizes at this very festival

Alejandro Amenábar • Director of La Fortuna

Alejandro Amenábar • Director of La Fortuna
We chatted with the Spanish filmmaker about to take San Sebastián by storm with his first TV series, produced by Movistar+, inspired by a graphic novel and brimming with action and adventure

Tea Lindeburg  • Director of As In Heaven

Tea Lindeburg • Director of As In Heaven
The Danish director's feature debut centres on a teenage girl in the late 1800s who sees her dream of getting an education threatened when her mother goes into a complicated labour

Paco Plaza  • Director of The Grandmother

Paco Plaza • Director of The Grandmother
Horror comes pounding on the doors of San Sebastián with brute force in this film by the Spanish director, which was penned by Carlos Vermut, the winner of the Golden Shell for Magical Girl

Claudia Llosa • Director of Fever Dream

Claudia Llosa • Director of Fever Dream
For the first time the Peruvian film maker has used someone else’s material for one of her projects, and she talked to us about it and plenty more

Katayoun Dibamehr and Avi Amar  • Producers, Floréal Films

Katayoun Dibamehr and Avi Amar • Producers, Floréal Films
Having triumphed two years in a row in Venice by way of their virtual reality works, the heads of Paris-based firm talk to us about trends and the sector’s potential

Jonás Trueba • Director of Who’s Stopping Us

Jonás Trueba • Director of Who’s Stopping Us
The Spanish filmmaker vies for the Golden Shell with this genre-defying feature, coaxed into life over the course of five years with the generous participation of a cast of young actors

Rasmus Dinesen  • Director of Michelin Stars II – Nordic by Nature

Rasmus Dinesen • Director of Michelin Stars II – Nordic by Nature
Koks, one of the most remote Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, is the protagonist of the Danish helmer’s new documentary

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