Back to "normal"?
How the pandemic affected the unbalanced regional representation at film festivals. Discussion with EMERGING PRODUCERS.
Jihlava’s East West Index has stirred up debate and attracted media attention in recent years over the unbalanced representation of various regions at film festivals around the world. How has the pandemic affected the situation?
The presentation of the new East West Index data collected at film festivals during the pandemic year 2020 has been followed by a discussion of four up-and-coming European producers, who shared their experience with entering film festivals outside their regions. The producers talked about films and genres that have proved successful at online film festivals and outline their expectations for the post-pandemic era.
- The fresh East West Index data collected at film festivals during the pandemic year 2020 was presented as part of the Doc Talk organised by the Ji.hlava IDFF at Marche du Film / Cannes Docs on Monday, 12th July at 4PM.
- You can download the presentation in pdf HERE.
- Press release: "East West Index Survey: Pandemic wiped out one in four films from festivals in 2020" to download HERE.
- Names of the EMERGING PRODUCERS 2022 has been officially announced at the event.