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.
Around one third of all audiovisual services based in the European Union (EU) are targeting other markets. Most of these were established in the United Kingdom.
The exploitation of audiovisual works, and films in particular, is traditionally based on two pillars: a release windows chronology, mainly agreed upon on a contractual level, with theatres being the first (usually exclusive) window and a territory by territory exploitation of rights.
The access to film works in the collections of Film Heritage Institutions in the context of education and research
The present publication sets out to assess the volume of film works in the collections of European Film Heritage Institutions (FHIs) that are accessible for research and educational purposes. The scope of the study is two-pronged: on the one hand it seeks to determine the approximate volume of...
FOCUS 2017 contains all key figures of the film industry in the most important countries. It provides a concise analysis of results and tendencies country by country, together with recent figures.
This study examines the presence of EU content in Video-on-Demand services.
Update 2015 and Focus on programmatic advertising.
Typology and qualitative analysis.
The second edition of this publication provides the analysis and intelligence necessary to gain a comprehensive overview of recent key trends in the audiovisual sector. It includes a focus on Poland, the Observatory Presidency country in 2017.
This report focuses on the theatrical exploitation of European films outside Europe. Theatrical window is only one out of – broadly speaking – four market segments.
Online access to the tables & graphs of the Observatory's Yearbook
Database on admissions to films released in Europe
Database on TV and on-demand audiovisual services and companies in Europe
The European film directory on European films available on VOD services in Europe