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The European Audiovisual Observatory reports on the latest developments in European media law concerning territoriality and the financing of audiovisual production

Territoriality and financing of audiovisual works: latest developments

13/02/2020 Strasbourg, France

This report explores developments in media legislation over the past five years with regards to the country of origin principle and territoriality of copyright, and the way these principles operate in practice in financing production.

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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on the financing of European fiction films

Average budget of European fiction films is 2.01 million euros

06/02/2020 Strasbourg, France

Based on the actual budget analysis of 576 European live-action fiction films released in 2017, this is probably the largest pan-European data sample available to date on the financing of European fiction films.

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New IRIS Special report on the new AVMSD and its approach to self-and co-regulation

Media law in Europe - what place for self- and co-regulation?

30:01:2020 Strasbourg, France

This latest report by the European Audiovisual Observatory – “Self- and co-regulation in the new AVMSD" – explores the new AVMSD and the systems of self- and co-regulation it contains.

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Featured conference Featured conference

Brussels conference: TV and film production in Europe – 
the state of independence? 

Conference highlights

  • What is the role and what are the challenges faced by independent TV and film producers in Europe today?
  • Can European and national regulation stimulate independent film and TV production in Europe?

The European Audiovisual Observatory presents this free access public conference. Together with an expert panel and you, the audience, we zoomed in on independent production in Europe.

Download the conference programme here.

The promotion of independent audiovisual production in Europe. Presentation by Maja Cappello, Head of Department for Legal Information.

When? Tuesday 4 February 2020
Where? Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the European Union, Rue Wiertz 77, 1000 Brussels.
What time? Networking buffet lunch at 12.00 followed by the conference from 13.00 - 15.00.

Conference language is English only.

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MAVISE database for TV, VOD services and their licences.

MAVISE, our free access database provides information on television channels, on-demand services and licences in 41 European countries and in Morocco.
Find the licensing country and owners of audiovisual services available in Europe. Create lists of services in Europe based on your criteria. Explore the European registries of licences, and download your search results.

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FEATURED PUBLICATION FEATURED PUBLICATION

The independence of media regulatory authorities in Europe

Europe’s main piece of media legislation – the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) – was recently revised and a new version entered into force.
The Observatory has a vigilant eye on European media legislation and has released, with the aid of its partner institution, the University of Amsterdam's IViR, an analysis of what the new AVMSD will mean for European regulators.

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Studies and data from the European film agencies
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Yearbook Online Service 2019/2020

The BEST SOURCE OF DATA on:• television • film • video • on-demand audiovisual services in 40 European countries and Morocco

Published: 16/11/2019

► 400 tables collecting more than 25 000 data
► 40 country data sheets
► Data from 2014 to 2018

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Price:  370 €

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Visit our Events page for up to date details of Observatory events, plus information on events attended by our talented team.

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