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New cinema screen density report by the European Audiovisual Observatory points to growth potential for cinema exhibition in Eastern Europe

Eastern Europeans make up 20.2% of the EU population but they only have access to 11.9% of cinema screens.

15/03/2018 Strasbourg

This report, entitled 'Measuring access to theatrically screened films in Eastern Europe' measures Eastern European audiences with access to cinema theatres within a given catchment area, as well as the number of cinemas, theatres and screens by country.

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European Audiovisual Observatory releases new free report on visibility of films and TV content on TVOD in Europe

US films still getting the lion’s share of promotion on TVOD in Europe

13/03/2018 Strasbourg

25 of the 30 most promoted films by the TVOD services of the sample were produced in the US. These are the findings of our latest report on TVOD.

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The European Audiovisual Observatory releases new European SVOD analysis

Subscription VOD service revenue in Europe grew by 128% annually between 2011 and 2016

08/03/2018 Strasbourg

This new report finds that subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) is the driving force behind the growth of the pay on-demand market.

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Video sharing platform conference in Paris this summer!


A conference on video sharing platforms will be organised by the European Audiovisual Observatory in collaboration with our French Presidency for 2018. This conference will take place in Paris on 5 June 2018.

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How are journalists and their work protected by law in Europe?


It’s high time to be reminded that national laws within Europe contain provisions to protect journalists and their work: the so-called “media privilege”. The European Audiovisual Observatory has just analysed the protection of media privilege for journalists offered by national law within Europe in this new IRIS Special publication.

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