The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear with multiplatform day-and-date release in Macedonia, Albania and Croatia

2018-05-16 02:27:08

A bottle with a message, seed planted in the ground that produces fruit for just one night, a mysterious rescue operation and, of course, a friendship of faithful companions - all this in the new Danish animated film "The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear". The Macedonian distribution company CutAway introduced its first ever multiplatform day-and-date release in three Balkan countries (Croatia, Albania and Macedonia) on 3 May 2018, releasing the film in cinemas and on two Video on Demand platforms at once: and Pantaflix in the countries concerned.


This release pattern and multi-territory releases are being handled by the project CutAway online and offline: New digital forms of distribution of the film in the Balkans - Volume 2, coordinated by Cutaway in partnership with Croatia’s Radar and Albania’s Tirana Film Institute.

As the first part of the project, in November 2017, CutAway introduced the festival-to-date scheme in Macedonia and Albania, with two films screening simultaneously at CineDays Festival of European Film and Tirana International Film Festival and on the VOD Platform The German children`s film Raffi marked the first festival-to-date screening of a children`s film in those countries.

The project has won backing from the MEDIA Programme after a Call for Proposals for innovative strategies for distribution and promotion of European audiovisual works.









Tags: Albania, Croatia, online, cinema, releases

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