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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. […]

SampoMedia report: Borrowed Time

May 22, 2014


Borrowed Time poster

Borrowed Time is the latest in a series of reports from SampoMedia, which analyse the performance of films employing innovative release strategies. The free Insight Reports, supported by the British Film Institute (BFI), offer an in-depth and transparent assessment of each stage of a film’s audience development, distribution and marketing campaign, and the final results across all […]

Posted in: Audience research

SampoMedia: What we do

May 14, 2014



SampoMedia was founded in 2013 by Peter Buckingham, the former Head of Distribution and Exhibition at the UK Film Council and British Film Institute, and Michael Gubbins, the current chair of Ffilm Cymru Wales (Film Agency for Wales) and former editor of Screen International and Music Week. The partnership was created to help the international film […]

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