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Gothenburg lecture. Part One

February 6, 2013


SampoMedia founders Michael Gubbins and Peter Buckingham were invited to deliver a lecture at the Gothenburg International Film Festival with the provocative title How To Double Revenues…By Understanding Audiences. In a three-part series starting here, we will look at the key themes raised in the lecture. The talk itself, and SampoMedia, have a depth of […]

Youth challenge for independent cinemas

October 3, 2012


There was one strongly dissonant speech at the annual Europa Cinemas conference in Paris.  Saskia Walzel, policy manager at UK’s Consumer Focus, offered a blunt warning that independent and arthouse film in Europe was struggling to connect with young audiences. She suggested that the attempt by the cinema industry and policy makers to ‘educate’ the […]