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Jesús Silva


48 articles available in total starting from 06/10/2015. Last article published on 02/07/2020.

Ivan Hronec • Distributor, Film Europe

Interview: Ivan Hronec • Distributor, Film Europe

“This will sound strange, but during the lockdown we managed to have some progress”

We interviewed Ivan Hronec, head of media company Film Europe, who gave us some insight into their particular business model  

02/07 | /Czech Republic/Slovakia

Luís Froes  • Distributor, Outsider Films

Interview: Luís Froes • Distributor, Outsider Films

“One of the measures could be making free TV channels support independent distributors”

Luís Froes, General Manager of Outsider Films, talks about the Portuguese distribution market after the pandemic and their strategy for upcoming releases  

18/06 | /Portugal

Mika Siltala  • Distributor, Cinema Mondo

Interview: Mika Siltala • Distributor, Cinema Mondo

“We are still here because we have different operations at the same time”

We caught up with Mika Siltala, of Finnish distribution company Cinema Mondo, to discuss how they managed to survive throughout the lockdown  

16/06 | /Finland

Miguel Ángel Pérez  • Distributor, Surtsey Films

Interview: Miguel Ángel Pérez • Distributor, Surtsey Films

“Film clubs and alternative venues are very important for us, sometimes even more than VOD”

We interviewed Miguel Ángel Pérez of Spanish outfit Surtsey Films to discuss the country’s market in Spain and its future after the pandemic  

11/06 | /Spain

Kim Foss  • Distributor, Camera Film

Interview: Kim Foss • Distributor, Camera Film

“This could be a great time for arthouse cinema, because there is so little competition”

We talked to Kim Foss, managing director of Camera Film, about the situation of the Danish distribution market after the lockdown  

09/06 | /Denmark

Ivo Andrle  • Distributor, Aerofilms

Interview: Ivo Andrle • Distributor, Aerofilms

“We are very happy because people came back to the cinemas”

We chatted with Aerofilms’ Ivo Andrle about the situation of distribution in the Czech Republic, one of the first European countries to reopen cinemas after the lockdown  

04/06 | /Czech Republic

Marc Smit  • Distributor, Cinéart

Interview: Marc Smit • Distributor, Cinéart

“If the situation lasts longer, additional measures may be required for the sector”

We spoke to Cinéart co-CEO Marc Smit about the situation of the distribution market in the Benelux and their strategy to navigate the current crisis  

28/05 | /Netherlands

Xènia Puiggrós  • Distributor, Segarra Films

Interview: Xènia Puiggrós • Distributor, Segarra Films

"If you have different lines of work you won’t be completely stopped"

We talked to Xènia Puiggrós, distribution coordinator of Segarra Films, to discuss the company's work and the current situation in Spain  

26/05 | /Spain

Seppe Vanhaecke  • Distributor, MOOOV

Interview: Seppe Vanhaecke • Distributor, MOOOV

“As a subsidised organisation we want to support cinemas as much as possible”

We caught up with Seppe Vanhaecke, responsible for distribution at MOOOV, to discuss the Benelux distribution and the current situation  

21/05 | Belgium

Hans Kok  • Distributor, Arti Film

Interview: Hans Kok • Distributor, Arti Film

“VOD is not yet an alternative, so we are missing a lot of things at the moment"

We chatted with Hans Kok of Dutch distribution company Arti Film about their strategies, the challenges of the market and the lockdown caused by the coronavirus  

14/05 | Netherlands

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