Picl wins European Design Award

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At the European Design Awards on June 2th in Oslo, Picl – and their creative Agency Grrr – won a European Design Award in the important category digital identity and website. More information… 

ECVI presentation for Nettkino partners Oslo

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All ECVI members presented their findings and experiences for Nettkino partners, cinemas and distributors in Oslo, Norway on June 29th. Celebrating the 20st birthday of cultural agency Kulturmeglerne, all ECVI partners were invited to join a day full of inspiration and exchange of experiences and ideas. The day started with presentations about innovation in the cultural sector, where Picl was presenting facts, figures … Read More

Very succesful 1st year of Picl

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The first year of Picl is a fact! We are incredibly proud of what is now a new, additional distribution model for arthouse films that is unique and fully supported by the Dutch film industry. And not only that; arthouse lovers now have easier access to Dutch and European quality films and know to find them on Picl. Picl was … Read More

Cinema meets VOD at Europa Cinemas Conference

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Joséphine Létang, Anke van Diejen and Noortje van de Sande, presented their findings with La Toile and Picl at the recent Europa Cinemas conference to an audience of interested independent cinemas. They presented promising first results, enthusiastic participating cinemas and  talked about cinemas in the 21st century, extending the life cycle of films, revenue share and most important: keeping your audience … Read More

18 cinemas to join Picl in The Netherlands

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18 of the most important independent cinemas in the Netherlands have now joined Picl. With this, 18 theaters are offering their premiere films and documentaries in their screening rooms as well as on demand via Picl. At the same time. Since early this year, Picl (formerly known as Filmthuis) has had a big increase in the number of views. Especially … Read More

Funding by Creative Europe Media

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Creative Europe Media

We are proud and happy to announce that ECVI was funded by the “Promotion of European Works Online” program by Creative Europe MEDIA. Our Initiative can continue its work with a support of 577.000 Euro.

ECVI at the Distribution Day in Karlovy Vary

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Philipp Hoffmann founder and managing director of Rushlake Media presented the European Cinema & VOD Initiative at the Distribution Day in Karlovy Vary. The showcase introduced a selection of innovative MEDIA-supported projects covering various types of audiovisual works. The Variety did a great coverage of his presentation.

More cinemas join Picl

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Cinemas De Verkadefabriek in Den Bosch, Filmtheater Alkmaar and Cinema Middelburg have joined Picl and will be offering their films online via Picl as well. This makes the number of participating cinemas no less then 17! Since the beginning of this year, Picl has seen a significant increase in the number of views. The number of views increased by eighty percent in the … Read More

Innovation Survey Europa Cinemas

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Very interesting read, this Innovation Survey, written by Michael Gubbins (SampoMedia) and Tara Judah and commissioned by Europa Cinemas with the support of Creative Europe / MEDIA, is a study of actions and attitudes towards innovation among 93 independent cinemas in 26 countries. The main objective of the report is to identify areas where innovation can advance the network’s core … Read More

Showcase: Cinema goes VOD at Cannes

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At the Cannes International Film Festival all ECVI members presented their latest activities during a showcase at Creative Media Stand: Philipp Hoffmann for Kino on Demand, Joséphine Létang for La Toile and Anke van Diejen and Noortje van de Sande for Picl. Mark Drenth, head of film & Theater at Concordia Film was invited to elaborate about his experiences using Picl at … Read More