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Industry Reports

Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - Women still represent less than 25% of European film directors, as revealed by a European Audiovisual Observatory report - 12/01/2022

Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion – 12/01/2022
Women still represent less than 25% of European film directors, as revealed by a European Audiovisual Observatory report
The study shows that the gender gap is less pronounced among producers, lead actors and screenwriters, whilst female DoPs and composers struggle to reach 10% of the continent’s audiovisual workforce

Film Festival Trends
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As the world faces uncertainty during this new phase of the pandemic and industry events struggle to take place in a physical format, Cineuropa continues to keep a close eye on the most recent developments in the European audiovisual sector and provide extensive coverage of the most highly anticipated festivals, including Sundance, Rotterdam, Göteborg and, of course, the Berlinale. Read our latest stories here.

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - HBO enjoys major growth in the Nordics and adds over 635,000 subscribing households following Max launch - 17/01/2022

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 17/01/2022
HBO enjoys major growth in the Nordics and adds over 635,000 subscribing households following Max launch
The new figures disclosed by Mediavision show that the streaming giant is now back in the region’s top three, with an average household penetration of just below 20%

Film Festival Trends - Roderik Smits  • Film academic - 13/01/2022

Film Festival Trends – 13/01/2022
Roderik Smits • Film academic
The academic shared some key findings from his recent study titled European Film Festivals in Transition? Covid and Beyond

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - French film earns €91.4m abroad in 2021 - 11/01/2022

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 11/01/2022
French film earns €91.4m abroad in 2021
Despite the tricky situation for global cinemas squeezed by the pandemic, French film in all its diversity continued to circulate worldwide last year

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - French cinemas report 96.17 million admissions in 2021 - 07/01/2022

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 07/01/2022
French cinemas report 96.17 million admissions in 2021
Despite strong headwinds, French cinemas achieved the best attendance figures among the various European markets

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - Juliette Le Baron and Alicia López Ríos  • Project manager for International Development and project developer for the UK and Ireland, filmfriend - 28/12/2021

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 28/12/2021
Juliette Le Baron and Alicia López Ríos • Project manager for International Development and project developer for the UK and Ireland, filmfriend
During our conversation, we discovered how the filmfriend platform helps public and university libraries to build a vast film catalogue

Produce – Co-Produce... - Episode 01: Jasmila Žbanić - 22/12/2021

Produce – Co-Produce... – 22/12/2021
Episode 01: Jasmila Žbanić
The Bosnian filmmaker talks about her acclaimed feature Quo vadis Aida? and the ecosystem of production and co-production in Europe

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Co-Production Podcast

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

Episode 20: Titina (Norway/Belgium) - 16/12/2021

16/12/2021
Episode 20: Titina (Norway/Belgium)
The producers of Kajsa Næss' film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 19: Inside (Greece/Germany/Belgium) - 09/12/2021

09/12/2021
Episode 19: Inside (Greece/Germany/Belgium)
The producers of Vasilis Katsoupis's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 18: The Delegation (Poland/Israel/Germany) - 08/12/2021

08/12/2021
Episode 18: The Delegation (Poland/Israel/Germany)
The producers of Asaf Saban's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 17: Disco Boy (France/Italy/Poland/Belgium) - 03/12/2021

03/12/2021
Episode 17: Disco Boy (France/Italy/Poland/Belgium)
The producers of Giacomo Abbruzzese's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 16: About Joan (France/Germany/Ireland) - 02/12/2021

02/12/2021
Episode 16: About Joan (France/Germany/Ireland)
The producers of Laurent Larivière's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

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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"

Venice 2021 – Photogalleries - 16/09/2021

16/09/2021
Venice 2021 – Photogalleries
Discover our photo coverage from this year's Venice Film Festival: some exclusive memories from Giornate degli Autori and Mostra's star-studded red carpets

Interviews

Massimo Donati  • Director of Diario di Spezie

Massimo Donati • Director of Diario di Spezie
The Italian writer-director speaks of the book-to-screen adaptation of this story exploring figurative art and the art of cooking

Roderik Smits  • Film academic

Roderik Smits • Film academic
The academic shared some key findings from his recent study titled European Film Festivals in Transition? Covid and Beyond

Ove Rishøj Jensen  • Owner of Paradiddle Pictures and co-founder of DocCelerator

Ove Rishøj Jensen • Owner of Paradiddle Pictures and co-founder of DocCelerator
We get the low-down on the new editions of the DocCelerator workshops, which will take place online in February, April and May

Juliette Le Baron and Alicia López Ríos  • Project manager for International Development and project developer for the UK and Ireland, filmfriend

Juliette Le Baron and Alicia López Ríos • Project manager for International Development and project developer for the UK and Ireland, filmfriend
During our conversation, we discovered how the filmfriend platform helps public and university libraries to build a vast film catalogue

Kacper Lisowski  • Director of Judges Under Pressure

Kacper Lisowski • Director of Judges Under Pressure
In his documentary, the Polish director shows people who, despite their government’s recent actions, refuse to be “muzzled”

Vincent Lowy and Raïssa Lahcine  • Director and director of International Relations, École nationale supérieure Louis-Lumière

Vincent Lowy and Raïssa Lahcine • Director and director of International Relations, École nationale supérieure Louis-Lumière
Our conversation focused on the main opportunities offered to prospective students by the prestigious French film school

Michel Hazanavicius  • Director

Michel Hazanavicius • Director
Theatres, media chronology, platforms, Final Cut at the Sundance Film Festival: we met with the Oscar-winning filmmaker, jury president at the 13th Les Arcs Film Festival

Adeline Margueron • Distributor, Le Parc Distribution

Adeline Margueron • Distributor, Le Parc Distribution
The Liège-based outfit’s head of distribution talked through her work in distributing animated and family-orientated flicks in the French-speaking part of Belgium

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