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.


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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Russian Pay TV and SVOD: Is Cord-cutting Really Happening?


This new report provides a market analysis of Russian pay-TV and cord-cutting.

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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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Audiovisual media in Europe: insights from the MAVISE database

08/10/2019 Author: Agnes Schneeberger, European Audiovisual Observatory

Based on data analyses of 2018 data from the MAVISE database, this publication provides an overview of the European audiovisual media landscape from three different perspectives.

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The export of European films on SVOD outside Europe

25/09/2019 Author: Christian Grece, European Audiovisual Observatory

The aim of this report is to give a picture of the export of EU films on SVOD services outside of the European Union. 79 SVOD services in 21 countries worldwide are part of the sample.

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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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First feedback from the implementation of the Portability Regulation by free online video services

08/07/2019 Author: Marta Jiménez Pumares, European Audiovisual Observatory

This study aims to show the degree to which the Portability Regulation is being implemented by free online video services since its entry into force a year ago.

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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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The internationalisation of TV audience markets in Europe

14/06/2019 Author: Agnes Schneeberger, European Audiovisual Observatory

This report examines the increasing internationalisation of the European TV sector from three different angles : concentration and fragmentation tendencies in national audience markets, the market power of non-domestic TV channels in national markets, and the growing footprint of US groups.

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