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Cinema as event: Insight Report

September 16, 2014

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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 […]

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 […]

Coming soon: SampoMedia reports

April 26, 2014

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Sampomedia has spent the last six weeks on the road at events from Montreal to  Brussels to Zagreb, examining new models and leading workshops and events. We are now preparing to share the findings of that work in a series of reports, which will be available in the weeks around this year’s Cannes Film Festival. […]

Arthouse film – the new event cinema?

March 7, 2014

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The concern that arthouse film is being pushed out of its natural home in the cinema continues to grow.  Far too many films are being made for the available cinema screen space – the number of films produced in Europe has risen by more than 70% over the last decade. And remakes, adaptations and sequels […]

SampoMedia Insight reports published

October 30, 2013

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Two reports from SampoMedia on the impact of day-and-date releasing of films have been published by the British Film Institute (BFI). The reports cover the innovative releases of A Late Quartet and What Maisie Knew, by Curzon Film World in the UK. In each case, the films were released simultaneously in cinemas and on VOD […]

Gothenburg lectures. Part Two

February 8, 2013

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Part one of this three-part series looked at the changing market conditions that might drive producers to actively seek new revenues and a broad outline of the need for fundamental change to adapt to audiences. In this second section, we consider some of the factors affecting the development of new models and revenue sources for […]