European Audiovisual Observatory announces St. Petersburg conference this autumn!

Conference: Challenges and chances for the Russian film industry

07/09/2018 Strasbourg

What’s new in Europe's fifth biggest cinema market? For several years now Russia has been a major economic player in film production and exploitation and in September we take the pulse of the current Russian cinema industry and look at the challenges and chances offered by this dynamic film market.

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Job Vacancy

03/08/2018 Strasbourg

Administrative Assistant in the field of Audiovisual Regulation to assist the Head of the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) secretariat

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European Audiovisual Observatory announces Athens conference this autumn!

Conference: Licensing in the new audiovisual media context

31/07/2018 Strasbourg

What are the challenges of licensing VOD services, IPTV, OTT and satellite services in our brave new digital world? Find out by joining us this September in Athens where we are organising a public conference on licensing procedures concerning audiovisual media services.

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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new legal report

Video Sharing Platforms – who’s making the rules and how do they apply?

12/07/2018 Strasbourg

With last week’s announcement that Instagram has just launched a new video sharing platform - IGTV – it’s clear that VSPs are this season’s hot topic. But what rules do they have to respect? How does European law define their roles and responsibilities? High time then for this new report.

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New Brexit report from the European Audiovisual Observatory

29% of all European TV channels are based in the UK

28/06/2018 Strasbourg

The UK represents a massive 21% of the European TV market 1,203 TV channels out of 3,005 in the EU (28) are based in the UK The UK is the second largest exporter (after France) of film titles exported to other EU28 countries for projection in cinemas and broadcast on TV.

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European Audiovisual Observatory releases its cinema figures just before the Cannes Film Festival

EU gross box office topped EUR 7 billion in 2017 for third year running

04/05/2018 Strasbourg

Based on provisional data, cumulative GBO in the EU Member States topped the EUR 7 billion benchmark once again, reaching an estimated EUR 7.02 billion in 2017. While dropping 0.3% on the previous year, this still represents – not adjusted for inflation – the third highest level ever recorded.

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Film data from the Europen Audiovisual Observatory’s Key Trends publication – now free on line for the first time

28% of films on TV are European

03/05/2018 Strasbourg

This 72-page report gives a digestible overview of the film, VOD and television sectors in Europe, covering 41 countries.

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Subscription VOD data from the European Audiovisual Observatory’s Key Trends publication – now free on line for the first time

SVOD accounts for 60% of the growth of pay audiovisual services revenues

The Observatory is proud to make this publication free of charge just ahead of the Cannes Film Festival.

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New free TV fiction report by the European Audiovisual Observatory

Europe produces over 11 000 hours of home-grown TV fiction per year

27/04/2018 Strasbourg

Publication of this report coincides with the French Series Mania Festival in Lille, where report author, Gilles Fontaine will present his findings on 2 and 3 May.

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Organised in December 2017 by the European Audiovisual Observatory

Workshop summary - The financial ecosystem of European audiovisual production

11/04/2018 Strasbourg

The way people enjoy audiovisual content is changing at an amazing speed, but one thing thing remains unshaken: money still makes the (audiovisual) world go round. This workshop aimed at discussing the financial ecosystem of audiovisual production in Europe.

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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on the origin of TV content in VOD catalogues in Europe

European TV series episodes make up 24% of all episodes on pay per view VOD in Europe

10/04/2018 Strasbourg

The increased consumption of TV content on VOD services has prompted this ground-breaking new report on the origins of TV content in VOD catalogues in the EU.

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European Audiovisual Observatory announces this year’s Cannes conference!

International Co-productions - A success formula for European films?

27/03/2018 Strasbourg

Should Europe do more co-productions? We’ll be examining this question at our Cannes Marché du film conference. Join us in Cannes on Saturday 12 of May from 9.30 – 11.30!

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European Audiovisual Observatory releases new free online advertising report

Online advertising market grew by 93% between 2011 and 2016 – but what about the increasing dangers of uncontrolled automatic advertising online?

23/03/2018 Strasbourg

The advertising industry as a whole is undergoing a phase of transformation, provoked by new ad technologies and players. A duopoly composed of Google and Facebook is dominating the online ad space. These are the findings of a new report by the European Audiovisual Observatory.

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New cinema screen density report by the European Audiovisual Observatory points to growth potential for cinema exhibition in Eastern Europe

Eastern Europeans make up 20.2% of the EU population but they only have access to 11.9% of cinema screens.

15/03/2018 Strasbourg

This report, entitled 'Measuring access to theatrically screened films in Eastern Europe' measures Eastern European audiences with access to cinema theatres within a given catchment area, as well as the number of cinemas, theatres and screens by country.

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European Audiovisual Observatory releases new free report on visibility of films and TV content on TVOD in Europe

US films still getting the lion’s share of promotion on TVOD in Europe

13/03/2018 Strasbourg

25 of the 30 most promoted films by the TVOD services of the sample were produced in the US. These are the findings of our latest report on TVOD.

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The European Audiovisual Observatory releases new European SVOD analysis

Subscription VOD service revenue in Europe grew by 128% annually between 2011 and 2016

08/03/2018 Strasbourg

This new report finds that subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) is the driving force behind the growth of the pay on-demand market.

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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on the circulation of European films in cinemas, on TV and VoD

European cinemas are showing more European films than TV or VOD

06/03/2018 Strasbourg

European films are crossing borders in cinemas, on television and on VOD in Europe. This is the conclusion of our latest report.

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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free IRIS Special report!

How are journalists and their work protected by law in Europe?

01/03/2018 Strasbourg

It’s high time to be reminded that national laws within Europe contain provisions to protect journalists and their work: the so-called “media privilege”. The European Audiovisual Observatory has just analysed the protection of media privilege for journalists offered by national law within Europe.

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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free IRIS Plus report!

How do deposit systems safeguard Europe’s film and video content?

22/02/2018 Strasbourg

Europe’s film and TV archives are treasure chests of our audiovisual memory. But what does the regulatory framework around depositing audiovisual works in Europe’s archives actually stipulate?

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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free analysis

The number of European films released outside of Europe up by 8.5% in 2016

20/02/2018 Strasbourg

The Observatory has launched the up-date of its “Circulation of European films” report in time for the Berlinale. It analyses the performance of European films over a five-year period (2012 – 2016)

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