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.

 

Linear and on-demand audiovisual media services in Europe 2015

11/07/2016 Authors: Gilles FONTAINE and Agnes SCHNEEBERGER, European Audiovisual Observatory

Focusing on the supply and circulation of TV channels and on-demand audiovisual media services in Europe, this new report outlines a) the country of origin of services b) the availability of services and c) those services targeting other countries.

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Media ownership: towards pan-European groups?

04/07/2016 Authors: Gilles FONTAINE and Deirdre KEVIN, European Audiovisual Observatory

Focusing on a selection of major pan-European groups in both the broadcast and the distribution markets, this new report outlines some of the key players, their geographical footprint, their position in a range of markets, and their most recent strategies regarding expansion, acquisition and...

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How do films circulate on VOD services and in cinemas in the European Union?

16/06/2016 Authors: Christian GRECE, European Audiovisual Observatory

How do films circulate on EU VOD services? How do films circulate in EU cinemas? How many theatrical release films make it to VOD? How does circulation in cinemas and VOD compare?

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Access to TV platforms: must-carry rules, and access to free-DTT

17/05/2016 Authors: Deirdre KEVIN & Agnes SCHNEEBERGER, European Audiovisual Observatory

This report is based on work carried out for the European Commission in 2015 and looks at the way in which national systems prioritise the delivery of certain types of television content over distribution platforms.

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Mapping the Animation Industry in Europe (2015)

20/04/2016 Authors: Jimenez M., Simone P., Kevin D., Ene L. and Talavera J. / European Audiovisual Observatory

A new study carried out for the European Commission by the European Audiovisual Observatory finds that while animation films represent 14.7% of overall admissions to European works, European animation only holds 20% of the animation market in Europe. The 44 US films on release indeed accounted...

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Origin and availability of on-demand services in the European Union

12/04/2016 Author: Gilles FONTAINE and Agnes SCHNEEBERGER, European Audiovisual Observatory

This note provides an overall background of the on-demand audiovisual media services landscape by focusing on a) the availability of services in the EU28 and b) on the country of origin of services.

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Origin and availability of television services in the European Union

12/04/2016 Author: Agnes SCHNEEBERGER, European Audiovisual Observatory

This note provides an overall background of the linear media services landscape in the 28 EU countries by focusing on a) the country of origin of services, b) the availability of services and c) the television viewing time of the overall and younger population.

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Trends in linear television revenues

12/04/2016 Authors: Gilles FONTAINE, European Audiovisual Observatory

Linear audiovisual services increasingly tend to propose non-linear derived versions whose revenues are not necessarily accounted separately

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Investments in original content by audiovisual services

12/04/2016 Authors: Deirdre KEVIN, European Audiovisual Observatory

This brief provides analysis of two sets of data: an overview over time (2009-2013) of the levels of investment of the main TV groups in 15 countries in original programming; and a brief overview of the growth of investment (by a range of players) in original online content.

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Trends in video-on-demand revenues

12/04/2016 Author: Christian GRECE and Laura CROCE, European Audiovisual Observatory

Total on demand revenues almost quadrupled from 2010 to 2014. This report focuses on the increase of revenues generated by the three main on-demand audiovisual services: TVOD, SVOD and TV VOD.

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