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.
New analysis from the Observatory on the release of films in cinemas and on VOD. Focusing on recent films, the analysis addresses research questions such as: What is the status of “films” in VOD catalogues as regards their release in cinemas?
This report is the result of a collaboration between the European Audiovisual Observatory and the European Film Agency Research Network (EFARN). It aims to provide figures on European theatrical fiction film funding, offering a pan-European perspective to complement work done at national levels.
The EFARN brings together researchers actively involved in the collection, analysis and publication of data on the European film industry. This 15th anniversary publication presents a selection of studies from its members, giving an overview of current research topics, from VOD to gender statistics.
Films that have already completed a first run of exploitation through the different distribution windows are known as “catalogue titles”. This report outlines an overview of the commercial exploitation of catalogue films in the EU across the three main distribution windows: cinema, TV and VOD.
This report provides an overview of the European audiovisual media landscape by looking at the origin of linear and pay-on-demand audiovisual services and their circulation through three complementary angles.
This new report provides an overview of the TV news channel landscape in Europe. It quantifies the offer of TV news channels in Europe, analysing their typology, assessing their availability, and identifying where they are established.
This report provides a comprehensive overview of the development of the Russian film industry between 2013 and 2017. The authors analysed data on the state of film production, distribution, and exhibition, and also considered both actual and potential changes to relevant legislation.
This report provides the key figures on: The weight of the UK within the EU audiovisual market; Co-productions between the UK and other EU28 countries; Import/ export of films between the UK and other EU28 countries; The circulation of audiovisual services between the UK and the EU.
This report presents the evolution of online video sharing, the main players, and the relationships with the programmes’ creators. It analyses the usage of video sharing platforms and their business models. It discusses the potential impact on the audiovisual sector.
FOCUS 2018 - World Film Market Trends, the 21th edition, is commissioned from the European Audiovisual Observatory by the film market organiser at the Cannes Film Festival, the Marché du Film.
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