What We Do When Netflix Is Winning: Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Transition of Audience
Closed cinemas, cancelled film festivals, many cultural events redirected to online platforms. That’s the result of the coronavirus pandemic. And who’s the winner? Evil tongues say it was Netflix, with its never-ending stream of films and series. Now, both cinemas and festivals are back again. But what about the audience? Will they come back too? How did film audience change and what’s the future of film festivals? The discussion with Jiří Flígl, the manager of Prague’s Aero cinema, film publicist Ondřej Pavlík and director of MFDF Ji.hlava Marek Hovorka.