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Key ideas from the Next sessions at Cannes

May 29, 2014

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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

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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 […]

SampoMedia at Cannes 2014

May 13, 2014

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SampoMedia founder Michael Gubbins will be hosting debates at the inaugural Next Pavilion of the Marché Du Film. The four sessions are: Thursday, May 15: Keynote Q&A sessions with Eamonn Bowles, President and founder of Magnolia Pictures and Magnolia Releasing; and Phillip Knatchbull, CEO of Curzon World. Monday, May 19: Working The Crowds: Panel discussion about […]

On demand and the illusion of choice

July 12, 2013

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This article by Michael Gubbins was written for the latest edition of MovieScope. A survey from the European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO) suggests that there are now more than 500 video on demand services available in the EU dedicated mainly or wholly to feature film. And despite a small dip in 2012 (due to a fall in […]