Greece – Evangelos Dimopoulos, Olympion (Thessaloniki)

Cinema for me is… Greece – Evangelos Dimopoulos from Europa Cinemas on Vimeo. Evangelos in 25 frames 1. Describe yourself in ten words Positive, friendly, polite, cynical, outgoing, judicial, funny, compulsive (to myself), control-freak, ironic. 2. What are your 3 best qualities and your 3 worst habits? 3 best qualities: Judicial, Good listener, Optimistic 3 ...

Estonia – Eva Liisa Sepp, Kino Artis (Tallinn)

Cinema for me is… Estonia – Eva Liisa Sepp from Europa Cinemas on Vimeo. Eva Liisa in 25 frames 1. Describe yourself in ten words. Stressed, depressed & orc obsessed. Better answer: funny, helpful, quiet, creative, short-tempered, thoughtful, hard-working, melancholic, dedicated, kind. 2. What are your 3 best qualities and your 3 worst habits? 3 ...

Germany – Cora Frischling, Hackesche Höfe Kino (Berlin)

Cinema for me is… Germany – Cora Frischling from Europa Cinemas on Vimeo. Cora in 25 frames 1. Describe yourself in ten words I am open, curious and would like to travel everywhere. 2. What are your 3 best qualities and your 3 worst habits? Best: Eager to learn, I am organized and I love ...

Belgium – Tamar Cachet, Lumière & Cartoon’s (Bruges)

Cinema for me is… Belgium – Tamar Cachet from Europa Cinemas on Vimeo. Tamar in 25 frames 1. Describe yourself in ten words Belgian public historian with a passion for the moving image. 2. What are your 3 best qualities and your 3 worst habits? 3 best qualities: social, being a go-getter and always hungry ...

Cyprus – Polina Zelmanova, Larnaka Cinema Society (Larnaca)

 Cinema for me is…   Cyprus – Polina Zelmanova from Europa Cinemas on Vimeo. Polina in 25 frames 1. Describe yourself in ten words A friendly perfectionist with passion for all artistic things. 2. What are your 3 best qualities and your 3 worst habits? 3 best qualities: Persistence, hardworking and kindhearted. 3 worst habits: ...

Bologna Lab 2016 : Audience Development & Innovation Lab

Report of the Bologna Audience Development & Innovation Lab (25 – 29 June 2016) ‘The cinema experience in the age of digital distractions?’   Day 1: Introduction & meet the lab leaders For the twelfth year running, Europa Cinemas held its Audience Development & Innovation Lab in Bologna, as part of Cineteca di Bologna’s Il ...

Conclusions and Next Steps

This year’s conference didn’t create a headline as its conclusion, Michael Gubbins said. “It’s a series of actions that might become headlines.”   Summing up those many aspects of the conference into just ten minutes, Michael Gubbins gave an overview of the three days’ case studies and cultural concerns.  What we face are not just problems ...

Europa Cinemas Case Studies – Open Slot

Madeleine Probst, Vice President of Europa Cinemas, kicked off Day 3 of the Network Conference with an important reminder about why it is we’ve all come to Prague: to share our experiences and ideas. “We are Europa Cinemas,” she said, emphasising that Europa Cinemas is not some elusive organisation, it’s a network. Here to share stories and experiences, this morning’s case studies offered ...

Where Does Cinema Fit Into a Changed Eco-System?

The final session on Day 2 brought together ideas and answers offered up in the morning’s split sessions. Enthusiastic and entirely convinced that, “We should all be ready to change the world after this session!”, Michael Gubbins lead the panel, asking; where do we fit in this changed environment and how can we change what we’re doing ...

Workshop 2 – Extending Demand

Jaki McDougall from the Glasgow Film Theatre spoke about the problem of rural areas in Scotland not having any cinema provision at all. Where access is an issue, a “For All” policy needs to be established. Finding solutions for people who can’t get to the cinema and focusing on how to best serve audiences who don’t have the ...