Objectives

THE ORGANISATION

Created in 2011 during the Berlin International Film Festival, EUROPA INTERNATIONAL is the European network for sales agents, aimed at improving and increasing the international distribution and circulation of films.

The main target of EUROPA INTERNATIONAL is to represent and defend the interests of the sales agents, essential players regarding the financing and distribution of European cinema, with a unique international vision on distribution and markets. Thanks to its key position in relation with producers, distributors, exhibitors and festivals, EUROPA INTERNATIONAL intends to share its broad experience in order to prepare efficiently the future of film industry.

EUROPA INTERNATIONAL acts as a:

LOBBY
To represent and defend the sales agents’ interests at the European level

NETWORK
To share experiences, to build up tools, to collect data and to exchange information

THINK TANK
To join forces to face the new challenges

 

THE SALES AGENT

The SALES AGENT is an important partner for filmmakers, producers and distributors, acting as an international distributor, in a lot of different ways:

  • Direct financial participation in the films (and early with pre-sales, co-productions)
  • Licensing the films for all releases as theatrical, VoD, TV
  • International marketing of films to foreign distributors
  • Special relationship with all festivals over the world
  • International vision of the markets
  • Follow-up with the international career of the film
  • Promotion and discovery of new talents

It is EUROPA INTERNATIONAL’s target to always be on the frontline of upcoming tendencies of film consumers, by collecting and sharing information about new business models, new media and new social behaviour around the world.