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Award for Entrepreneur of the Year: Prize-giving ceremony at Kino Muranow

Roman Gutek received the Europa Cinemas award for best Entrepreneur in the Kino Muranow on Sunday 18th December 2011. The ceremony took place on the occasion of the premiere of LE...

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Europa Cinemas Awards 2011, Abaton Kino

Europa Cinemas Awards 2011 - Best Programming


Abaton Kino, Hamburg, Germany"Film brings in the audience, and my job is to satisfy the audience with interesting, innovative films"– Matthias ElwardtCreated in 1970 and operated by...

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The Network - 12/12/2011

Award for Best Programming:Prize-giving ceremony at Abaton-kino


Matthias Elwardt received the Europa Cinemas award for Best Programming in the Abaton, cinema he founded together with Werner Grassmann and Winfried Fedder (see picture) on Friday 2nd December 2011....

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The Network - 06/12/2011

EUROPA CINEMAS AWARDS 2011


Europa Cinemas rewards the Network's best exhibitors.Each year Europa Cinemas presents three awards to the best exhibitors and cinemas in the Network. The award for Best Programming distinguishes a...

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The Network - 02/12/2011

Ljubljana: the Kinodvor goes digital


The Kinodvor becomes Slovenia's first arthouse cinema to acquire digital technology.The Kinodvor cinema in Ljubljana inaugurated its first digital projector, a BARCO DP2K, on Wednesday, 9 November...

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The Network - 24/11/2011

Digitalization: EU Parliament asserts that small cinemas should be helped


Digital equipment is too dear for small independent cinemas to be able to keep up with the digital revolution, say MEPs in a resolution voted on Wednesday.Small cinemas need EU help to make the...

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Highlights - 17/11/2011

Lionello Cerri new president of Anec


The Italian exhibitor and producer Lionello Cerri, a well-known figure in the Europa Cinemas network which he has been part of since its inception, is the new president of Anec (National Association...

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Highlights - 17/11/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits- Martin Kudlac - Cinemax - Trnava - Slovakia


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are? How long have you been going to the cinema? Why do you like cinema? My name is Martin Kudlác and I am from Slovakia, the heart of Europe. Last...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Joanna Konieczna - Kino Rialto - Poznan - Poland


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are? How long have you been going to the cinema? Why do you like cinema?My name is Joanna and I am a 22-year-old English student from Poland. My...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Adrian Abela - St James Cavalier - Valletta - Malta


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do? I am an architecture student and an aspiring artist. Mostly interested in art, architecture and film and how these disciplines...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Cinema Riga - Riga - Latvia


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do?I am a third year student of the University of Derby (UK) and I am working towards a degree in Film and Television studies with...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Gillian Middleton - Irish Film Institute - Dublin - Ireland


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do?I have just completed my BA in Media Arts. I have enjoyed the cinema since I was very young when it was a rare treat. At that...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Martin Koczan - Urania - Miskolc - Hungary


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do?My name is Martin, I was born in Miskolc in 1988. The Hungarian member of the 27. I study sociology at the University of...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Evangelos Kokkotzis - Olympion - Thessaloniki - Greece


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do?I am 22, and I live in Thessaloniki, Greece. I used to be a professional athlete in swimming and the triathlon and I now study...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Hamish Gibson - GFT- Glasgow - Great-Britain


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do?Hi! I've just finished studying journalism at college in Glasgow, and I'm moving back there in a few weeks to start working...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Terah Noll - Utopia - Toulouse - France


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do? Hi. I'm Terah Noll, I'm 19 years old and am currently studying in “classes préparatoires” in Toulouse, France. My major study...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Anna Suonsyrja - Niagara - Tampere - Finland


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do? I am 20 years old and I will begin musicology studies at the University of Jyväskylä this fall. I sing in a folk & pop...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Mailis Meier - Kino Artis - Tallinn - Estonia


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do?My name is Mailis and I come from Estonia. I am a cinephile beginner and my passions besides films include books and travelling. I...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Christoffer Ostergaard - Grand Teatret - Copenhagen - Denmark


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do?I am 22 years old and I currently reside in Copenhagen. Two years ago I moved away from Hjørring, a small provincial town in North...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits- Kristyna Vavrova - Kino Central - Hradec Kralove - Czech Republic


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do?I am 23 and I have studied law school for four years now, so I am not professionally interested in cinematography.How long have...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Christina Ananiou - Pantheon Art Cinema - Nicosia - Cyrpus


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do? I am 24 years old, and I come from Cyprus, the 3rd largest island in the Mediterranean. I have just graduated from the University...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits- Stella Ivanova - Cineplex - Sofia - Bulgaria


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do?My name is Stella and I am from Sofia, Bulgaria. I graduated in Cultural studies at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. I’m...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits- Renaud Grigoletto - Les Grignoux - Liège - Belgium


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do? I am a PhD student at the University of Liège, Belgium, currently working on a subject that seems to be quiet in vogue: relief in...

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Activities - 13/10/2011

Digitisation, a key to improving the access, distribution and promotion of audiovisual works


Address by Claude-Eric POIROUX, Director General of Europa Cinemas, to the European Parliament (Committee on Culture and Education, 13 July 2011)(See the text - pdf) _______" By way of...

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The Network - 14/09/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Adrian Irala - Renoir - Madrid - Spain


Could you introduce yourself? ¡Hola! I´m Adrian, from Madrid, Spain, I´m 20 years-old, and I´m studying Industrial Engineering at University. This steals most of my time, but still allows me some...

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Activities - 14/09/2011

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Roswitha Böhm - Schlosstheater - Münster- Germany


Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what you do? My name is Roswitha Böhm. I am 24 years old and at the moment I study philosophy and german literature in Münster, a little city...

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Activities - 14/09/2011

Europa Cinemas at 68th Venice Film Festival


The 27 Times Cinema project returns to Venice this year after its successful debut last year. 2011 is also the eighth year that Europa Cinemas will be in Venice to award its Label to the best...

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Activities - 14/09/2011

PRÉSUMÉ COUPABLE (GUILTY) wins Europa Cinemas Label at Venice Days


Vincent Garenq’s PRÉSUMÉ COUPABLE (GUILTY) from France has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Giornate degli Autori/Venice Days section, it was announced today by a jury of...

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Activities - 13/09/2011

Christiane Schleindl, Federation of Community Cinemas, Germany


The ‘Bundesverband kommunale Filmarbeit’ or German Federation of Community Cinemas has 170 member cinemas which represent 4% of national screens. Some of them are members of Europa Cinemas, like the...

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Highlights - 09/08/2011

Europa Cinemas is back from Bologna


“Competing for attention & educating through creativity” this was the theme of the 2011 Young Audience Seminar which ended last 29th June. Audience renewal and the use of social networks were...

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Activities - 26/07/2011

Watershed (UK) calls for international shorts submissions: DepicT! and Electric December


- Ultra-shorts (DepictT!) - Shorts by under-21 years old (Electric December) DepicT! is Watershed’s international short film competition as part of Encounters International Film Festival that...

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Highlights - 20/07/2011

Karlovy Vary - The Label has been awarded to GYPSY by Martin Šulík


GYPSY (Cigán) has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film at the 46th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, it was announced today by a jury of four exhibitors, members of the...

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Activities - 09/07/2011

3 Questions for Tomas Prasek, Eventival


Tomas Prasek is one of the founders of the Eventival platform. Based in Prague, this company provides services, advice and tools to enable film festivals to enhance their promotional activities....

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Highlights - 29/06/2011

Feedback from the Cannes Festival: a spotlight on 5 European films


Not content with being the most prestigious film festival and the largest film market in the world, the Cannes Festival also offers the best opportunity to discover the auteur films that will be...

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Activities - 24/06/2011

François Scippa-Kohn, Programmation et Distribution, Bellissima Films, Paris


Why did you decide to establish a distribution company dedicated exclusively to Italian cinema? The impulse came from Fabio Conversi, president of the production company Babe Films, who's involved in...

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Highlights - 08/06/2011

2010 Feedback: 6 out of 10 screenings for European films in the Europa Cinemas Network !


In 2010, the Network’s 760 cinemas devoted 60.6% of their screenings to European films (+ 1.7 points compared with 2009); non-national European films also showed a slight increase, achieving a share...

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The Network - 03/06/2011

Interview with Karl Markovics - By Andreas Wiseman, Screen International - Breathing picked up the Europa Cinemas Label in Cannes last week.


Austrian stage and screen actor Karl Markovics, best known for his turn in Oscar winner The Counterfeiters, makes his directorial debut withBreathing (Atmen) , the story of a young man trying to...

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Highlights - 27/05/2011

Young audiences, marketing strategies, neuroscience, platforms, social networks… Europa Cinemas is back from Bologna


The annual Young Audience Seminar organized by Europa Cinemas in Bologna came to an end last Wednesday, 30th June. Its main theme, “Making an Impression” brought together around 40 participants and...

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Activities - 24/05/2011

Directors’ Fortnight: Austria's Atmen wins Cannes Europa Cinemas Label


Karl Markovics’ debut feature ATMEN from Austria has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Directors’ Fortnight section of Cannes, it was announced today by a jury of...

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Activities - 20/05/2011

Stefan Kitanov, Director of the Sofia International Film Festival, Bulgaria


Can you tell us about the Sofia International Film Festival? The Sofia International Film Festival started 15 years ago as a thematic music film festival, but after the first couple of editions it...

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The Network - 12/05/2011

DIE FREMDE in 27 European countries and 23 languages


For the Festival of Europe, the European Parliament has placed the winner of the 2010 LUX Prize, Die Fremde (When We Leave, which was awarded Europa Cinemas Label at the Panorama at the 2010 Berlin...

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Activities - 03/05/2011

Enrique González Macho, new president of the Spanish Film Academy


The exhibitor, distributor and producer, a key figure of the Europa Cinemas Network, won by 256 votes against 101 for the director Bigas Luna. He replaces director Alex de la Iglesia, who resigned....

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The Network - 11/04/2011
Die Fremde - L'Etrangère

WHEN WE LEAVE to be released in French cinemas on 20 April


Garlanded by many awards after the Europa Cinemas Label in Berlin at the beginning of 2010, Die Fremde has since come out in Germany, Austria, Turkey and the Netherlands. Wild Bunch will distribute...

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Activities - 28/03/2011
Label Europa Cinemas _ Uber Uns Das All

ÜBER UNS DAS ALL wins Berlin Europa Cinemas Label


Uber uns das All (Above Us Only Sky) will now receive the support of the Europa Cinemas exhibitors who commit themselves to extend the length of its run on screen and additional promotion across the...

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Activities - 21/03/2011

12 European organizations demand MEDIA Programme be maintained


Twelve European audiovisual organisations have written an open letter to European Commission President José Manuel Durão Barroso, following the emerging rumours that the MEDIA Programme might be...

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Highlights - 25/02/2011

European Film Weeks in Morocco 2011


Europa Cinemas is in charge of the artistic direction of the European Film Weeks in Morocco. The upcoming 20th edition, taking place between 21st February and 2nd March in the cities of Rabat and...

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Activities - 15/02/2011

Paul Macgregor, Glasgow Youth Film Festival


This February will mark the 3rd edition the Glasgow Youth Film Festival at the Glasgow Film Theatre. Part of the larger Glasgow Film Festival, the Glasgow Youth Film Festival is unique in that it is...

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The Network - 25/01/2011

Alternative content: the great invasion?


The growth of digital projection has been accompanied these recent years by the development of the “alternative" content offer. Here we take a look at these new practices from the point of view...

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Highlights - 21/01/2011