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Sampo study: Stranger By The Lake

February 23, 2015



OVER THE LAST year, SampoMedia has been commissioned to analyse a series of films released simultaneously in theatres and VOD platforms in the UK. The work, supported by the BFI New Models fund, offers comprehensive insights into the way that so-called ‘day-and-date’ releasing works. Day-and-date is controversial and many cinemas have been refusing to show films, […]

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Think Tank debates funding innovation

December 17, 2014



Power to the Pixel‘s annual London Think Tank report, written by SampoMedia co-founder Michael Gubbins, is now available as a free download. The 2014 Think Tank, held at the Quebec Government Office in London’s Pall Mall, was aimed at international public and private funders with responsibility for creative and cultural spending, and explored how far […]

SampoMedia completes 25 country tour

November 28, 2014



SampoMedia has spent the last few months on assignments around the world and has just passed a landmark with work now completed in  25 countries. Less than two years since the business was founded, the company has established an international reputation for in-depth research and analysis; first-class expert reports; training; event organisation and chairing; and business consultation. During our travels, it has […]

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Cinema as event: Insight Report

September 16, 2014


Poster for Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac

SampoMedia has been suggesting for some time that cinema should be studying how to adapt to an emerging Experience Economy. Our latest report, supported by the BFI New Models fund, looks at one release that has explicitly built a sense of event into its business model. Curzon Film World first released both parts of Lars Von Trier’s Nymphomaniac as a one-off […]

Key ideas from the Next sessions at Cannes

May 29, 2014



The Cannes Film Festival market (Marché Du Film) this year launched a new section, called Next, aiming to create a connection between emerging new models and the conventional business activity at the market. SampoMedia’s Michael Gubbins, who led a series of debates and discussions at Next, reflects on what was a very well attended and lively debut. […]


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