European film industry
The Exploitation of Film Heritage Works in the Digital Era
Author: Gilles FONTAINE & Patrizia SIMONE, European Audiovisual Observatory
The European Audiovisual Observatory has released a study - commissioned by the European Union - on film heritage works and their presence online.
This study focuses on the availabiltiy and the performance of film heritage works in cinemas and on TV as well as on emerging on-demand services. Furthermore it provides a cross-cutting analysis of the exploitation of film heritage works across various channels, identifying major challenges and barriers, pinpointing new trends in consumer behaviour and highlighting promising business models and promotional strategies
This report was prepared by the European Audiovisual Observatory in the framework of a contract with the European Commission. It can be downloaded here.