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SampoMedia: What we do

May 14, 2014

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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 […]

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 […]

UK film audiences – download paper

January 24, 2013

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Cinema First is an organisation dedicated to increasing cinema admissions profitably in the UK. Its main constituents are film distributors, via the Film Distributors Association (FDA) and exhibitors, through the Cinema Exhibitors Association (CEA). Its most high profile project has been managing the successful two-for-one promotion Orange Wednesdays Recently Cinema First has been exploring other […]