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This page includes links to the European Audiovisual Observatory’s databases and to reports in which France is prominently featured, as well as links to national public authorities and other organisations relevant to the audiovisual sector. Indicative translations of the names of linked organisations are given for reference.

Resources from the Observatory databases

Legal resources

AVMSDatabase: Rules transposing the Audiovisual Media Services Directive in France

European works table: Rules pertaining to European works in France

Public service media table: Rules pertaining to the public service media in France

Merlin database: Newsletter articles featuring France

Market resources

MAVISE database: MAVISE data for France


Legal publications featuring France

Newsletter: links to the last 5 articles featuring France

All newsletter articles featuring France are available in the IRIS MERLIN database.

Reports: links to the last reports featuring France

The reports above are reports in which France was featured as a national country case. France may also be featured in other reports where it is not the focus of a specific section or chapter of the report.

Mappings: links to all national summaries on France

Please note that the files above are only the national summaries for France. The full mapping reports can be accessed here.

This page includes links to national public authorities and other organisations where useful information and resources relevant to the audiovisual sector can be found. Indicative translations of the names of linked organisations are given for reference.


Main Public Institutions and Bodies

Official Publishing and Statistical Organisations

Regulatory Authorities for Audiovisual and Communication Sectors

Competition Authorities

Data Protection Authority

Self and Co-regulatory Bodies

Copyright and Intellectual Property Offices

Copyright Collecting Societies

Film Institutions

Television and On-demand Audiovisual Services

For a list of television and on-demand audiovisual services in this country search the MAVISE database


Disclaimer: Please note that the list contains links to external websites where information is created by other organisations. The European Audiovisual Observatory takes no responsibility for the content and accuracy of information provided by linked sites and inclusion does not constitute an endorsement by our organisation.