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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]