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Jesús Silva


67 articles available in total starting from 06/10/2015. Last article published on 12/01/2021.

Miguel Morales  • Distributor, Wanda Visión

Interview: Miguel Morales • Distributor, Wanda Visión

“I think people will slowly go back to theatres”

We talked to Miguel Morales about the landscape of film distribution in Spain and the Wanda Visión company's strategy  

12/01 | /Spain

Eléonore Weber’s There Will Be No More Night strikes gold at Novos Cinemas

Eléonore Weber’s There Will Be No More Night strikes gold at Novos Cinemas

European entries A Storm Was Coming, For the Time Being and The Trouble with Nature also departed triumphant from the fifth incarnation of the Galician festival  

22/12/2020 | Festivals | Awards | Spain

Holger Recktenwald  • Distributor, mindjazz pictures

Interview: Holger Recktenwald • Distributor, mindjazz pictures

“Here in Cologne, we are optimistic by nature”

We caught up with Holger Recktenwald, CEO of Cologne-based outfit mindjazz pictures, to talk about the German distribution landscape  

17/12/2020 | /Germany

Another Round, Collective and Corpus Christi to vie for the 2021 LUX Audience Award

Another Round, Collective and Corpus Christi to vie for the 2021 LUX Audience Award

The three finalists were announced during the European Film Awards virtual ceremony on 12 December  

12/12/2020 | LUX Audience Award 2021

Jakub Mróz • Distributor, Tongariro Releasing

Interview: Jakub Mróz • Distributor, Tongariro Releasing

“We wanted to use popular culture and cinema to bring about some positive changes in society”

We caught up with Jakub Mróz, president of Poland’s Tongariro Releasing, an independent distribution company specialising in LGBT films  

08/12/2020 | /Poland

João Paulo Abreu • Distributor, Films4You

Interview: João Paulo Abreu • Distributor, Films4You

“The film business is a people’s business”

João Paulo Abreu, managing director of Films4You, tells us about current tendencies in the field of independent distribution in Portugal and the impact of the pandemic  

01/12/2020 | /Portugal

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  

24/11/2020 | /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  

19/11/2020 | /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  

10/11/2020 | /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  

29/09/2020 | /Austria

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