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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on the production and circulation of TV fiction in the EU28

The EU produces over 12 000 hours of TV fiction per year

10/09/2019 Strasbourg, France

The booming market for TV fiction has prompted the European Audiovisual Observatory and DG Connect of the European Commission to undertake production of this ground-breaking report.

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European Audiovisual Observatory releases new study on theatrical and TVOD releases in 5 major EU countries

Average release window between cinema and VOD is 19.4 weeks

10/09/2019 Strasbourg, France

This study provides the first analysis of these cinema /TVOD release windows. It looked at 1794 releases in cinemas and TVOD in 5 major EU countries between 2014 and 2018.

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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new report

Admissions to European films outside Europe rose by 18.7% in 2017 driven by growth in Chinese market

05/08/2019 Strasbourg, France

The study looks at the volume and the theatrical performance of European films in 12 non-European sample markets, including North America, six Latin American markets, China and South Korea, as well as Australia and New Zealand.

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MAVISE database for TV, VOD services and their licences.

MAVISE, our free access database provides information on television channels, on-demand services and licences in 41 European countries and in Morocco.
Find the licensing country and owners of audiovisual services available in Europe. Create lists of services in Europe based on your criteria. Explore the European registries of licences, and download your search results.

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Mapping of film and audiovisual funding criteria in the EU.

This latest report has tracked over 800 schemes of public national/federal and regional film and audiovisual funds in the EU in order to provide the big picture of film funding criteria in Europe today. The analysis covers funding for pre-production (script development, project development), production, distribution and promotion for cinema films, TV films and series as well as other audiovisual content.

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Studies and data from the European film agencies
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  Focus 2019 - World Film
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