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Major new research report on European cinema just published!

VoD, gender equality in cinema and cash rebates for film production…

20/11/2018 Strasbourg

This brand new research report on European cinema is edited by the Observatory and features 21 articles on 7 different topics. It contains content by 10 agencies, members of EFARN - the European Film Agencies Research Network - and marks the 15th anniversary of this unique film research network.

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The European Audiovisual Observatory publishes major new study on foreign media ownership rules in Russia

Who wants a share of the Russian media pie?

15/11/2018 Strasbourg

Russian media markets have flourished since the early nineties and foreign investors want to get a slice of this increasingly lucrative pie. But how do the Russian authorities view this? And how has Russian legislation reacted to safeguard against unwanted outside influence in Russian mass media?

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Brexit conference in Brussels announced!

Brexit - impact, challenges and chances for the European audiovisual sector

13/11/ 2018 Strasbourg

How will Brexit affect the television, film and VoD sectors in Europe? Will the much quoted exodus of media companies from the UK actually happen? This free entry public conference in Brussels on 27th November will focus on these and other issues.

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BREXIT in the context of the audiovisual industry and regulation

Join us in Brussels for our annual autumn conference! This year (of all years) we're focusing on BREXIT and raising the questions of the possible consequences for the European audiovisual industries, both from an economic and legal point of view. Our conference takes place on Tuesday 27th of November from 12.00 - 15.00. A networking buffet lunch will be provided.

Entry is free but registration is compulsory. Register for free here.

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Video Sharing Platforms - who's making the rules and how do they apply?

This report attempts to give an overview of the state of current legislation at European and national level. It includes the latest regulatory initiatives, the most recent developments around the case law of courts and other bodies and also outlines the self-regulatory initiatives of the industry.

Download it here