Female directors and screenwriters in European film and audiovisual fiction production

15/07/2020 Authors: Gilles Fontaine, Patrizia Simone

This report looks at the presence of female directors and screenwriters in film and audiovisual fiction and analyses their level of activity, including information on film genres and audiovisual formats.

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Focus 2020 - World Film Market Trends


This 23rd edition of FOCUS - World Film Market Trends (2020), presents the latest trends on all the major film markets around the world regarding film production and distribution as well as admissions.

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The visibility of audiovisual works on TVOD

12/03/2020 Author: Gilles Fontaine

This report is an analysis of the promotion of films and TV content by 52 TVOD services in 7 European countries. It looks at the origin of the content promoted, the intensity and concentration of promotion, and the relative share of films and TV content.

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The circulation of European films outside of Europe – key figures 2018

03/03/2020 Author: Martin Kanzler, Deputy Head of Department / Film Industry Analyst, European Audiovisual Observatory

This report focuses on the theatrical exploitation of European films outside Europe. 

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Fiction film financing in Europe: A sample analysis of films released in 2017

06/02/2020 Martin Kanzler, Film Industry Analyst, European Audiovisual Observatory

This report aims to provide robust figures on how European theatrical live-action fiction films are being financed. The analysis offers a big-picture, pan-European perspective, and complements work at national levels.

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Film and TV content in VOD catalogues - 2019 edition

26/11/2019 Authors: Christian Grece and Marta Jiménez Pumares, TV and VOD Analysts, European Audiovisual Observatory

This report aims to provide a global insight into the composition of VOD catalogues in Europe, looking at both film and TV content.

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Female directors in European cinema - key figures 2019


This report aims at helping to quantify the gender imbalance among film directors in Europe. It first provides a general overview of the gender of directors of European films. Then, it looks at the volume and share of films by gender of director, including information on film genres.

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Fiction film financing in Europe: big picture book

05/09/2019 Author: Martin Kanzler, Film Industry Analyst, Department for Market Information, European Audiovisual Observatory

Fact-based insights on the financing of theatrical fiction films in Europe. Or, who - from a pan-European perspective - finances European fiction film production? Providing stakeholders with 'big picture' insights this study contributes to informed discussions on the future of European film-making.

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The theatrical - TVOD window. A sample analysis

24/06/2019 Author: Gilles Fontaine, European Audiovisual Observatory

A sample analysis of the theatrical-TVOD windows in 5 European countries

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FOCUS 2019 - World Film Market Trends

14/05/2019 Authors : Film analysts - Department for Market information

Already in its 22nd edition the FOCUS is commissioned from the European Audiovisual Observatory by the film market organiser at the Cannes Film Festival, the Marché du Film.

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