2019 Press Releases
NOW OVER 300 CATALOGUES AVAILABLE
LUMIERE VOD - THE DIRECTORY OF EUROPEAN FILMS
This transparency tool, supported by the European Commission and managed by the Observatory, has now nearly doubled the data available. It includes information coming from 305 different VOD catalogues available in 32 European countries. In total, 37.000 European films have been listed.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new report on Film and TV content on VOD in Europe
Most European content on VOD is non-national - with UK content taking the lead
Given the rise of subscription and transactional VOD services in Europe, we have just up-dated our ground-breaking report on Film and TV content in VOD catalogues.
New IRIS Plus report on media windows just published
How does Europe manage the timing of film releases in cinemas, on DVD/VOD and on TV?
This latest IRIS Plus report clarifies the release windows situation in Europe by providing a thorough analysis of the system and the economic and legal rationale on which it is based.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new market analysis of Russian pay-TV and cord-cutting
Pay TV revenue in Russia up by 14.2% in 2018 year-on-year: cord cutting not yet taking hold
The Observatory releases an annual report on Russian TV or cinema. This year’s report concentrates on pay-TV and cord cutting in Russia. It was presented at our Moscow conference this week.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new report on gender of directors of European films.
Less than one fifth of European films were directed by women in 2017
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.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes 2018 data on audiovisual media services in Europe from the MAVISE database.
Just ahead of BREXIT deadline, UK once again named the largest audiovisual market in greater Europe
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.
European Audiovisual Observatory releases new report about the new AVMSD and its effects on media regulation in Europe
The independence of media regulatory authorities in Europe
The European Audiovisual Observatory has an ever vigilant eye on European media legislation and has just released, with the scientific coordination of its partner institution, the IViR of the University of Amsterdam, an in-depth analysis of what the new AVMSD will mean for European regulators.
European Audiovisual Observatory announces Moscow conference this October!
Pay-TV and Cord Cutting in Russia
What are the latest trends in the Russian TV market ? Observatory Conference in Moscow, 29 October 2019
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on the export of European films on SVOD services outside Europe
Amazon is the biggest buyer of EU films for SVOD release outside of Europe
This new study, which focuses on a sample of 79 non-EU SVOD services and their catalogues in 21 countries across the globe, aims to determine the market for EU films on SVOD beyond the borders of the European Union.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new legal analysis of Russian media law
How does Russia fight fake news?
Ever vigilant to new developments in media law, the European Audiovisual Observatory has published a report providing an overview of the legislation and case law concerning disinformation in the Russian Federation and analysing five specific cases in Russia where disinformation is deemed illegal.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on the production and circulation of TV fiction in the EU28
The EU produces over 12,000 hours of TV fiction per year
The booming market for TV fiction has prompted the European Audiovisual Observatory and DG Connect of the European Commission to undertake production of this ground-breaking report.
European Audiovisual Observatory releases new study on theatrical and TVOD releases in 5 major EU countries
Average release window between cinema and VOD is 19.4 weeks
This study provides the first analysis of these cinema /TVOD release windows. It looked at 1794 releases in cinemas and TVOD in 5 major EU countries between 2014 and 2018.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new report
Admissions to European films outside Europe rose by 18.7% in 2017 driven by growth in Chinese market
The study looks at the volume and the theatrical performance of European films in 12 non-European sample markets, including North America, six Latin American markets, China and South Korea, as well as Australia and New Zealand.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new report
How does Europe boost its independent film production sector?
This new publication looks at how Europe can protect and nurture the independent production sector, often a hotbed for ground-breaking new formats and approaches but whose financial existence is often precarious.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on the visibility of European audiovisual works on transactional video-on-demand
European films and TV content get 27% of TVOD prominence
This report finds that, overall, European films get access to promotion and prominence on VOD services. However, with less promotion per film than US films. Promotion efforts for European films are concentrated around a limited number of titles, and take place mainly in their country of origin.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new report on the place for European films on VOD.
EU films represent 29% of pay-per-view VOD catalogues in Europe and 21% of subscription VOD
In this new report, author Christian Grece has taken a sample of 77 pay-per-view (TVOD) catalogues and 45 subscription VOD (SVOD) catalogues available in the European Union in order to build this yearly analysis.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on the origin of TV content in VOD catalogues in Europe
European TV series episodes make up 24% of all episodes on pay per view VOD and 19% on SVOD in Europe
The increased consumption of TV content on VOD services has prompted this ground-breaking new report on the origins of TV content in VOD catalogues in the EU.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on the internationalisation of TV audience markets in Europe.
US groups are the driving force behind the increasing internationalisation of the European television sector
Based on data analyses of 2017 TV audience data by Eurodata TV Worldwide this brand new report, published by the European Audiovisual Observatory, explores the increasing internationalisation of the European television sector from three different angles.
New comparative study on film funding criteria in Europe
How do European film funds award money?
This report was commissioned by the MEDIA sub-programme of Creative Europe. The analysis covers funding for pre-production (script development, project development), production, distribution and promotion for cinema films, TV films and series as well as other audiovisual content.
European Audiovisual Observatory publishes a new report on pay audiovisual services (pay TV and SVOD) in Europe
Europe is not cord-cutting right across the board
This brand-new market intelligence report gives the big picture of the pay audiovisual services market in Europe and its development, providing key figures for both linear pay-television (pay-TV) and subscription video-on-demand (SVOD).
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