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.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on the financing of European fiction films
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.
The European Audiovisual Observatory publishes major new Brexit study
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.
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.
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.
Legal Observations of the European Audiovisual Observatory
Online access to the tables & graphs of the Observatory's Yearbook
Database on the transposition of the AVMS Directive into national legislation
Database on legal information relevant to the audiovisual sector in Europe
Database on admissions to films released in Europe
Database on TV and on-demand audiovisual services and companies in Europe