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Market Trends - The future state of the film industry explored at MIA Market - 18/10/2021

Market Trends – 18/10/2021
The future state of the film industry explored at MIA Market
At the Italian event, a panel of film experts discussed the challenges they have been facing in recent times and what could keep the industry afloat in the future

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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.

European Policy - During an online talk, screenwriters and directors call for fair rights and remuneration - 13/10/2021

European Policy – 13/10/2021
During an online talk, screenwriters and directors call for fair rights and remuneration
Authors and experts explored the main challenges faced by audiovisual authors and the discrepancies between the different countries’ legal systems

Market Trends - Sonia Hausséguy and Irena Gruca-Rozbicka  • Editorial and Development Department, Crew United - 07/10/2021

Market Trends – 07/10/2021
Sonia Hausséguy and Irena Gruca-Rozbicka • Editorial and Development Department, Crew United
Our conversation focused on the platform’s main objectives and its future expansion plans

European Film Schools - Maria Hedman Hvitfeldt  • Head of the Department of Film and Media, Stockholm University of the Arts - 06/10/2021

European Film Schools – 06/10/2021
Maria Hedman Hvitfeldt • Head of the Department of Film and Media, Stockholm University of the Arts
Our conversation focused on the main opportunities offered to prospective students by the prestigious Swedish university

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - HBO Max expands into seven new territories, and unveils its pricing and a new 45-day theatrical-to-streaming window - 06/10/2021

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 06/10/2021
HBO Max expands into seven new territories, and unveils its pricing and a new 45-day theatrical-to-streaming window
During the initial phase of its European rollout, the streaming giant will go live in the Netherlands, Turkey, Greece, Iceland and the three Baltic republics in 2022

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - Europa Cinemas’ brand-new Collaborate to Innovate scheme backs 15 projects - 05/10/2021

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 05/10/2021
Europa Cinemas’ brand-new Collaborate to Innovate scheme backs 15 projects
The initiative will support efforts that will have a real impact on the film sector, promote the circulation of European films and increase competitiveness

Green Film Shooting - Green Deal for European Cinemas conference explores measures that theatres can take to save the climate - 05/10/2021

Green Film Shooting – 05/10/2021
Green Deal for European Cinemas conference explores measures that theatres can take to save the climate
The conference brought together experienced experts and exhibitors in order to discuss energy efficiency, renewables and waste management

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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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Reviews

The Young Lovers - by Carine Tardieu

The Young Lovers
by Carine Tardieu
Carine Tardieu casts Fanny Ardant and Melvil Poupaud in a sweeping tale of impossible love, creating an emotional and delicate drama, based on an idea by Sólveig Anspach

Playground - by Laura Wandel

Playground
by Laura Wandel
CANNES 2021: Filmed from a child’s perspective, Laura Wandel’s first feature is a moving, subtle yet incisive tale which impresses for its intense depiction of bullying at school

Lost Illusions - by Xavier Giannoli

Lost Illusions
by Xavier Giannoli
VENICE 2021: Xavier Giannoli’s lavish Balzac canvas is a colourful ride through the Paris of the splendiferous 1820s

Promises - by Amanda Sthers

Promises
by Amanda Sthers
Amanda Sthers creates an intense and poignant love drama that plays with time, starring Pierfrancesco Favino and Kelly Reilly

Animals - by Nabil Ben Yadir

Animals
by Nabil Ben Yadir
Nabil Ben Yadir delivers a radical film gesture which scrutinises the final hours of a young man who’s the victim of a brutal homophobic crime, and the hours which follow his death

Once Were Humans - by Goran Vojnović

Once Were Humans
by Goran Vojnović
In his third feature film, Goran Vojnović adds the refugee crisis to the mix of personal and ethnic relationships in a border town in Northwest Slovenia

The Heroics - by Maxime Roy

The Heroics
by Maxime Roy
CANNES 2021: Maxime Roy delivers an intense and very realistic feature debut full of humanity, about the deep troubles of a man and his slim hopes for redemption

The Girl and the Spider - by Ramon Zürcher, Silvan Zürcher

The Girl and the Spider
by Ramon Zürcher, Silvan Zürcher
BERLINALE 2021: Swiss filmmaker Ramon Zürcher, here joined by his twin brother Silvan as co-director, continues his innovative mode of storytelling in this awaited follow-up to The Strange Little Cat

Interviews

Christophe Leparc  • Director, Cinemed

Christophe Leparc • Director, Cinemed
We met with the director of the Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival in order to unearth the main aims of his 2021 edition

Michaela Pavlátová  • Director of My Sunny Maad

Michaela Pavlátová • Director of My Sunny Maad
The Czech director explains how important humour and subtlety were in creating this story about a European woman following her true love to Afghanistan

Ernestas Jankauskas, Gabija Siurbytė  • Director of and actress in I Am Fine, Thanks

Ernestas Jankauskas, Gabija Siurbytė • Director of and actress in I Am Fine, Thanks
We talked to some of the team behind the Lithuanian film, which is based on something that the lead actress has experienced herself

Raúl Cerezo and Fernando González Gómez  • Directors of The Passenger

Raúl Cerezo and Fernando González Gómez • Directors of The Passenger
We chatted to the duo of filmmakers, who have helmed a terrifying movie that serves as a stark warning against sharing a van with strangers

Michael Pearce  • Director of Encounter

Michael Pearce • Director of Encounter
We talked to the British director about his film, which stars Riz Ahmed as a father determined to save his two sons from an alien invasion

Iñaki Sánchez Arrieta  • Director of El lodo

Iñaki Sánchez Arrieta • Director of El lodo
The Spanish filmmaker has opened the 36th Mostra de València – Cinema del Mediterrani with his second film, starring Raúl Arévalo and Paz Vega

Sonia Hausséguy and Irena Gruca-Rozbicka  • Editorial and Development Department, Crew United

Sonia Hausséguy and Irena Gruca-Rozbicka • Editorial and Development Department, Crew United
Our conversation focused on the platform’s main objectives and its future expansion plans

Maria Hedman Hvitfeldt  • Head of the Department of Film and Media, Stockholm University of the Arts

Maria Hedman Hvitfeldt • Head of the Department of Film and Media, Stockholm University of the Arts
Our conversation focused on the main opportunities offered to prospective students by the prestigious Swedish university

Interviews

Julia Furer  • Director of Love Will Come Later

Julia Furer • Director of Love Will Come Later
This documentary takes its director all the way to Morocco as she follows Samir on his quest for love

Sylvie Ohayon  • Director of Haute couture

Sylvie Ohayon • Director of Haute couture
We seized the opportunity to speak with the French writer-director about high fashion and the importance of learning a profession on the occasion of her new film’s presentation

Dennis Stormer, Marisa Meier  • Director and producer of Youth Topia

Dennis Stormer, Marisa Meier • Director and producer of Youth Topia
We talked to the director and producer behind this year’s Zurich Audience Award winner, in which kids just refuse to grow up

Suzanne Kelly  • Head of Children’s and Young People’s Content, RTÉ

Suzanne Kelly • Head of Children’s and Young People’s Content, RTÉ
We chatted to the Irish executive about this year’s rich slate of national projects, the latest trends in terms of consumption and working practices, and RTÉ’s editorial strategy

Marco Amenta  • Director of Through the Waves

Marco Amenta • Director of Through the Waves
The Italian director speaks about his new movie, a psychological film noir which marks a total break from his previous works, and which is screening in Bari’s 12th Bif&st

Frédéric Boyer • Head of programming, Reykjavik International Film Festival

Frédéric Boyer • Head of programming, Reykjavik International Film Festival
The programmer for Les Arcs and Tribeca now has a crack at bringing quality films to Reykjavik audiences, and we got the low-down on this year’s edition from him

Peter Bebjak • Director of The Auschwitz Report

Peter Bebjak • Director of The Auschwitz Report
The prolific Slovak filmmaker talks about his most ambitious project yet, which has just premiered domestically and in the USA

Emanuel Pârvu • Director of Mikado

Emanuel Pârvu • Director of Mikado
We talked to the Romanian director, who seems determined to get to the bottom of complicated family situations in his sophomore feature

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