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Sunday May 21, Festival de Cannes – What’s changing in funding and sales of European and art house cinema? How does VR fit into this emerging digital landscape? What is the role of theatrical distribution when most films will never reach the silver screen and the window system is changing?

Lively analysis and knowledgeable debate with some of the some of the best minds in the industry.

Speakers: Johanna Koljonen (Media analyst and writer of the Nostradamus reports), Zach Richter (Creative Director, Within: Storytelling for Virtual Reality), Petri Kemppinen (CEO, Nordisk Film & TV Fond), Erwin M. Schmidt (Managing Director, Cinemathon International and initiator of Propellor Film Tech Hub), Wendy Bernfeld (Managing Director- Rights Stuff BV).

Read more about the Cannes seminar here.


2017 Nostradamus report cover

Release of the 2017 report

The 2017 report was released on February 2, 2017 at our international seminar. The report is available for download at our Reports page. Among this year’s focus areas are developments in exhibition, VR storytelling, and the unsustainable abundance of filmed content for film and television.



Videos From Nostradamus Seminars

In our video archive you’ll find broadcasts from our annual seminars organised by speakers and subjects. See our seminar videos

Recent releases include the the videos from our two day international seminar during the Göteborg Film Festival, our fall 2016 seminar on long-term trends in screen storytelling here and here, and Johanna Koljonen’s keynote from the This Way Up Conference on cinema innovation from December, 2016.

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