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Latest press releases

European Audiovisual Observatory produces a new mapping report!

How does Europe fight piracy of online sports events?

17 December 2021 Strasbourg, France

This unique comparative legal analysis looks at the scope of protection of audiovisual sports content in the legislative frameworks of the 27 EU member states and the UK.

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The European Audiovisual Observatory has just published a new report on film and TV animation in Europe

Europe produces around 55 animation films and 830 hours of animation TV content each year

2 December 2021 Strasbourg, France

The report finds that France and the United Kingdom dominate the European animation scene.

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Yearbook Online Service 2021 - NEW EDITION OUT NOW!

16 November 2021 Strasbourg, France

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The European Audiovisual Observatory has just updated its AVMSD research tools online!

Understanding the AVMSD and its new implications for national media law in Europe

4 November 2021 Strasbourg, France

Test our online research tools which allow you to discover how the new Audiovisual Media Services Directive has been transposed into national law…

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European Audiovisual Observatory releases new comparative mapping report

How does Europe protect us from illegal and harmful content on video sharing platforms?

26 October 2021 Strasbourg, France

Read our new comparative analysis of the various national approaches to legislation of video sharing platforms.

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Films of the latest Observatory workshops and conferences

Creators in Europe’s Screen Sectors – Sketching Present and Future Challenges - 7 June 2022

The European cinema sector - diverging paths? - 20 May 2023

FOCUS 2023: Key Trends in the Film Sector - 19 May 2023



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