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Italy takes over the Presidency of the European Audiovisual Observatory for 2019

16/01/2019 Strasbourg

The Strasbourg-based Observatory, has been providing facts and figures on the film, television and video industries in Europe since 1992. Each January a different Observatory member country takes over the yearly rotating Presidency. In 2018 the Presidency was held by France.

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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on the financing of European fiction films

How is European fiction financed? New comprehensive sample analysis gives the insights…

19/12/2018 Strasbourg

Based on the actual budget analysis of 445 European live-action fiction films released in 2016, this is probably the largest pan-European data sample available to date on the financing of European fiction films.

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The European Audiovisual Observatory publishes major new Brexit study

Brexit: The impact on the audiovisual sector

18/12/ 2018 Strasbourg

As Europe moves inexorably towards midnight on the 29th of March 2019, when the UK will effectively leave the European Union, each sector of industry in Europe is anxiously trying to evaluate and anticipate the consequences. The audiovisual industries – film, television and VOD – are no exception.

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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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Online video sharing: Offerings, audiences, economic aspects

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