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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.

If you wish to join our unique network of journalists covering the audiovisual industries, or simply wish to receive our press releases for information, send an email to the Observatory's Press Officer (see details on the right). We look forward to satisfying your information needs.

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

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Press release - independent film and TV production in Europe - Public conference in Brussels announced!

14/01/2020 Strasbourg, France

What does it mean to be an “indie” film and TV producer in Europe? What are the challenges in an ever-changing landscape with new and powerful players such as Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google? Come along to our conference: TV and film production in Europe – The state of independence.

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European Audiovisual Observatory rings in its new Moroccan Presidency for 2020!

10/01/2020 Strasbourg, France

The Observatory’s yearly rotating presidency changes every January. In 2019 the Presidency was held by Italy. As the European Audiovisual Observatory’s membership goes beyond Europe, Morocco, a member since May 2014, assumes the organisation's Presidency for the first time in 2020.

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NOW OVER 300 CATALOGUES AVAILABLE

LUMIERE VOD - THE DIRECTORY OF EUROPEAN FILMS

03/12/2019 Strasbourg, France

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.

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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

28/11/2019 Strasbourg, France

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.

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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?

06/11/2019 Strasbourg

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.

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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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