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We serve European and international journalists with our press releases. We regularly publish facts, figures and analysis from our latest publications or conference presentations in the form of press releases targeting the journalist community.


All press releases are available in English, French and German. We also offer free copies of our publications to bona fide journalists who quote our work in their articles or write about our publications.

Our experts and analysts are often solicited to answer journalists' questions and participate in radio and television programmes. We are very glad to do this inasmuch as the work involved in producing our publications allows.

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For any press releases prior to 2017, please contact alison.hindhaugh@coe.int

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European Audiovisual Observatory releases new European film report

The legal framework for international co-productions

29/01/2019 Strasbourg

Research suggests that co-production films travel better than their national equivalents, crossing borders and reaching more international audiences. But co-productions can be risky. This report looks at the legal safeguards and frameworks which provide some ground rules for co-productions in Europe

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European Audiovisual Observatory releases new report about the regulation of on-line media services

IRIS Special 2018-2 Media law enforcement without frontiers

23.01.2019 Strasbourg

Regulating media services in this digital world ‘sans frontiers’ is an extremely complex challenge. High time, then, for our latest up-date on where media legislation stands.

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Independent producers’ coordinator takes over European Audiovisual Observatory’s Advisory Committee Chair

18/01/2018 Strasbourg

The Advisory Committee of the Observatory has a new Chair. Elena Lai, Secretary General of the European Coordination of Independent TV Producers (CEPI), takes over from Johannes Studinger, Deputy Director of UNI-EUROPA, who held the position from 2015 – 2018.

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Italy takes over the Presidency of the European Audiovisual Observatory for 2019

16/01/2019 Strasbourg

The Strasbourg-based Observatory, has been providing facts and figures on the film, television and video industries in Europe since 1992. Each January a different Observatory member country takes over the yearly rotating Presidency. In 2018 the Presidency was held by France.

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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new free report on the financing of European fiction films

How is European fiction financed? New comprehensive sample analysis gives the insights…

19/12/2018 Strasbourg

Based on the actual budget analysis of 445 European live-action fiction films released in 2016, this is probably the largest pan-European data sample available to date on the financing of European fiction films.

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Films of the latest Observatory workshops and conferences Films of the latest Observatory workshops and conferences
Video sharing platforms: shared revenues, shared responsability? Video sharing platforms: shared revenues, shared responsability?

Our French Presidency conference held on 5th of June 2018 in Paris.

Co-productions - a success formula for european films? Co-productions - a success formula for european films?

Gilles Fontaine presents his market analysis at the 2018 Cannes conference.

Co-productions - a success formula for european films? Co-productions - a success formula for european films?

Maja Cappello presents her legal analysis at the 2018 Cannes conference.

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