ScreenDaily Talks: European distributors call for reduced reliance on US blockbusters

Independent distribution experts also reveal future festival plans.The dangers of relying on US studio fare to support the international cinema business has been brought into sharp focus by the virus crisis, according to independent European distributors.During the latest ScreenDaily Talk, distribution experts from the UK, France, Spain and Italy highlighted how delayed studio blockbusters including Warner Bros’ Tenet, Disney’s Mulan, and now Star Wars, Avatar and Paramount’s Top Gun: Maverick have amplified the importance of producing strong independent films.Watch the full session belowEnrique Gonzalez Kuhn, CEO of Spanish distributor Caramel Films, said: “Spain is

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