The report covers the 4 existing public support mechanisms designed to foster the film and audiovisual sectors, defining the characteristics and current use of each: public funds, fiscal incentives, obligations for broadcasters to invest in film and audiovisual content and guarantee facilities.
The European Audiovisual Observatory publishes a new analysis of the impact of fiscal incentive schemes – tax shelters, tax rebates and tax credits - which aim at stimulating investment in the production of film and audiovisual works.
The report focuses on film funds in 37 European countries operating at pan-European, national and sub-national levels and looks at their activities in support of film, television and new media.
This report draws the exhaustive landscape of public financing available to producers, distributors and exhibitors.
Comparative analysis of national aid mechanisms
The whole landscape of public support systems for the cinema and audiovisual industries is depicted, portraying the great diversity of national and regional policies.