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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 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

26/09/2019 Strasbourg, France

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.

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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new legal analysis of Russian media law

How does Russia fight fake news?

19/09/2019 Strasbourg, France

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.

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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

10/09/2019 Strasbourg, France

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.

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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

10/09/2019 Strasbourg, France

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.

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European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new report

Admissions to European films outside Europe rose by 18.7% in 2017 driven by growth in Chinese market

05/08/2019 Strasbourg, France

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.

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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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