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LUMIERE VOD: launch of the first directory of European films to increase transparency concerning the VOD markets

16/04/2019 Strasbourg

This free access directory provides information on European films and their availability on-line in VOD services throughout the EU. It will provide greater transparency concerning the European VOD market and may even increase the presence, visibility and circulation of European films across borders.

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New edition of the European Audiovisual Observatory’s KEY TRENDS now available for free on line

Gender equality in the media, promotion of European films, the origin of TV fiction in Europe….

10/04/2019 Strasbourg

Key Trends our yearly digest of what’s hot in European media: TV, film and VOD. The Observatory outlines the big picture of the European audiovisual sector with this very readable round-up of the key data from Observatory research. The authors drill down into recent trends and hot issues.

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Film financing – European strategies to boost cultural diversity

European Audiovisual Observatory announces this year’s Cannes conference!

28/03/2019 Strasbourg

The conference will look at the following themes: how are today’s European films financed? Who are the new financial players? How does public policy channel money into film funds and financing mechanisms? How is the structure of film financing in Europe changing?

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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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