The Department for Market Information provides statistical and economic analysis of the trends in the European cinema, television, video and internet sectors. It also produces intelligence on the means of financing of these various sectors.


The Circulation of European Co-productions and Entirely National Films in Europe

11/09/2008 Authors: Martin Kanzler in collaboration with Susan Newman-Baudais and André Lange, European Audiovisual Observatory

This study analyses the circulation and performance of European co-productions and compares them to entirely national European films, both inside and outside their national markets. A sample of 5 414 films with theatrical release during the period 2001 to 2007 in 20 European markets are examined,...

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Public Funding for Film and Audiovisual Works in Europe - A Comparative Approach

01/09/2008 Author: Lange A. & Westcott T., OBS with the collaboration of Newman S. (OBS) and Debande O. (EIB)

This report draws the exhaustive landscape of public financing available to producers, distributors and exhibitors.

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FOCUS 2008 - World Film Market Trends

01/05/2008 Author: Martin Kanzler

This 11th edition of Focus contains more countries and for the first time data about VoD.

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Video on Demand in Europe - Second survey of VoD services as of January 2008


After a first study on the VoD scene in Europe carried out in 2006 by NPA Conseil, this survey is an attempt to draw up a general description of the European VoD landscape, i. e. the offer of VoD programmes and markets in Europe, updated to the end of 2007.

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Comparative analysis of national aid mechanisms

Public Aid Mechanisms for the Film and the Audiovisual Industry in Europe


The whole landscape of public support systems for the cinema and audiovisual industries is depicted, portraying the great diversity of national and regional policies.

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Video on Demand in Europe


This report provides a comprehensive picture of video on demand in 24 European countries as of early 2007 and includes descriptions of 150 operational services. A survey of VoD services in each of these countries yields a framework for across-the-board analysis. Although VoD is still an emerging...

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FOCUS 2007 - World Film Market Trends

01/05/2007 Author: Susan Newman-Baudais

This 10th edition looks at how the development of the Internet as a promotional and broadcasting vector is seen as both a threat and an opportunity for diversity.

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FOCUS 2006 - World Film Market Trends

01/05/2006 Author: André Lange

This ninth edition of FOCUS sheds essential light on the great movements the film industry is experiencing with the broadening of horizons, the competition of new and huge markets and the stakes involved with digital and piracy issues.

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FOCUS 2005 - World Film Market Trends

01/05/2005 Author: André Lange

FOCUS 2005 gives a concise view of production and distribution around the globe in an era of increasing multinational co-productions.

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FOCUS 2004 - World Film Market Trends

01/05/2004 Author: André Lange

FOCUS 2004 provides a concise view of the worldwide situation of production and distribution. All the key figures for cinema in the most important countries are given, including China and India for the first time, as well as additional information on the new member states of the European Union.

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