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The European Audiovisual Observatory has just published a new legal report.
How is European legislation working to promote European TV series and films?

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This new publication marks the launch of a new series by the European Audiovisual Observatory’s Department for Legal Information. This first edition of the AVMSDigest report focuses on the national transposition of Articles 13, 16 and 17 of the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive in the EU, EEA, EFTA and UK.

After a brief introduction to the topic, the report provides an overview of:

  • The share of European works in VOD catalogues and prominence obligations,
  • The majority proportion of transmission time for European works and share of independent productions,
  • Financial obligations on VOD services and broadcasters
     
Strasbourg 4 December 2023
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