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Jesús Silva


61 articles available in total starting from 06/10/2015. Last article published on 24/11/2020.

Vit Schmarc • Distributor, Artcam Films

Interview: Vit Schmarc • Distributor, Artcam Films

“We certainly hope the MEDIA rules will take into consideration the current situation”

We spoke to Vit Schmarc, CEO of Artcam Films, who shared with us some insight on the situation of independent film distribution in the Czech Republic  

24/11 | /Czech Republic

Alessandro Giacobbe • Distributor, Academy Two

Interview: Alessandro Giacobbe • Distributor, Academy Two

“We just have to wait and try to be optimistic because the material is there”

Alessandro Giacobbe, Managing Director of Academy Two, broke down for us the main challenges for independent distributors in Italy  

19/11 | /Italy

Tobias Lehmann  • Distributor, Alamode Film

Interview: Tobias Lehmann • Distributor, Alamode Film

"The cinemas are completely scared about the future, and the next couple of months will be very tough for distribution"

Alamode Film's Tobias Lehmann discusses the role of independent distributors, the particularities of Germany and the effects of the COVID pandemic on their business  

10/11 | /Germany

Hans König  • Distributor, Polyfilm

Interview: Hans König • Distributor, Polyfilm

“Arthouse cinemas in Austria are mainly funded by the federal states and the cities”

We spoke to Hans König, Head of Distribution at Polyfilm, who shared with us some of the main traits of the Austrian market for independent film distribution  

29/09 | /Austria

Régine Vial • Distributor, Les Films du Losange

Interview: Régine Vial • Distributor, Les Films du Losange

“Human beings will always need films”

We caught up with Régine Vial, Head of Distribution at France’s Les Films du Losange, to discuss the history of the company and the situation of the market in times of pandemic  

22/09 | /France

Antonio Medici • Distributor, Bim Distribuzione

Interview: Antonio Medici • Distributor, Bim Distribuzione

"In a changing world, we have to adapt our policy"

Antonio Medici, CEO of Bim Distribuzione, talks about independent distribution in Italy, where the health crisis has accelerated some trends  

08/09 | /Italy

The LUX Audience Award unveils its facelift in Venice

The LUX Audience Award unveils its facelift in Venice

The European Parliament and the European Film Academy create a new pan-European Audience Award that will be voted on by audiences across Europe  

05/09 | LUX Audience Award 2020

Antoine Zeind  • Distributor, A-Z Films

Interview: Antoine Zeind • Distributor, A-Z Films

“If a foreign film doesn’t work in Quebec, it is very tough to release it anywhere else in Canada”

We chatted with Canada’s A-Z Films founder and CEO Antoine Zeind to discuss the challenges of releasing European and foreign-language films in Canada  

27/08 | /Canada

Ioanna Panagiotidou  • Distributor, Rosebud.21

Interview: Ioanna Panagiotidou • Distributor, Rosebud.21

"It is easier to convince people to go to an open space so Greece has fewer problems"

We caught up with Ioanna Panagiotidou, head of distribution at Greek outfit Rosebud.21, to discuss the impact of the COVID pandemic in the territory  

13/08 | /Greece

Paul Wiegard and Vera Herchenbach  • CEO and acquisitions executive, Madman Entertainment

Interview: Paul Wiegard and Vera Herchenbach • CEO and acquisitions executive, Madman Entertainment

“We embrace competition because it helps to develop the market and to cultivate the taste of the audience”

We talked to Paul Wiegard and Vera Herchenbach, CEO and acquisitions executive of Madman Entertainment, about the particularities of distributing European films in Australia and New Zealand  

23/07 | /Australia/New Zealand

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