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EFARN Film Research Library now on line

07/03/2019 Strasbourg

The European Audiovisual Observatory and the European Film Agencies Research Network (EFARN) have just launched a new database of film industry research and statistics which can be freely consulted on line.

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European Audiovisual Observatory releases new report commissioned by the EFADs

Mapping of national rules for the promotion of European works in Europe

27/02/2019 Strasbourg

Europe has been making great efforts to boost its TV and film content in European markets since the late eighties. Almost 30 years on, a range of measures exists to help. The Observatory has released a mapping report comparing measures aimed at promoting European film and TV programmes in Europe.

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Cinema attendance in the EU drops in 2018

07/02/2019 Strasbourg

On the occasion of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival the Observatory releases its first estimates for European cinema attendance in 2018. After three years of above average levels, the Observatory estimates that total admissions in the EU decreased by 3.0% to 955 million tickets sold.

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BREXIT in the context of the audiovisual industry and regulation

This year (of all years) we focused on BREXIT, raising the questions of the possible consequences for the European audiovisual industries, both from an economic and legal point of view. The conference took place in Brussels on 27th November 2018.
You will find all films and publications relating to the conference here.

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The legal framework for international co-productions

This Iris Plus report suggests that these films travel better than their purely national counterparts. They cross borders and reach more international audiences. But entering into a co-production can be a risky business, and just like a bad marriage, can end in a messy and painful divorce! So what are the legal safeguards? What frameworks exist to lay some basic ground rules for co-productions in Europe?

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