European film industry

The Exploitation of Film Heritage Works in the Digital Era

Author: Gilles FONTAINE & Patrizia SIMONE, European Audiovisual Observatory

Published: 20/09/2016

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.