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Latest press releases

Organised in December 2017 by the European Audiovisual Observatory

Workshop summary - The financial ecosystem of European audiovisual production

11/04/2018 Strasbourg

The way people enjoy audiovisual content is changing at an amazing speed, but one thing thing remains unshaken: money still makes the (audiovisual) world go round. This workshop aimed at discussing the financial ecosystem of audiovisual production in Europe.

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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 in Europe

10/04/2018 Strasbourg

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.

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European Audiovisual Observatory announces this year’s Cannes conference!

International Co-productions - A success formula for European films?

27/03/2018 Strasbourg

Should Europe do more co-productions? We’ll be examining this question at our Cannes Marché du film conference. Join us in Cannes on Saturday 12 of May from 9.30 – 11.30!

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European Audiovisual Observatory releases new free online advertising report

Online advertising market grew by 93% between 2011 and 2016 – but what about the increasing dangers of uncontrolled automatic advertising online?

23/03/2018 Strasbourg

The advertising industry as a whole is undergoing a phase of transformation, provoked by new ad technologies and players. A duopoly composed of Google and Facebook is dominating the online ad space. These are the findings of a new report by the European Audiovisual Observatory.

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New cinema screen density report by the European Audiovisual Observatory points to growth potential for cinema exhibition in Eastern Europe

Eastern Europeans make up 20.2% of the EU population but they only have access to 11.9% of cinema screens.

15/03/2018 Strasbourg

This report, entitled 'Measuring access to theatrically screened films in Eastern Europe' measures Eastern European audiences with access to cinema theatres within a given catchment area, as well as the number of cinemas, theatres and screens by country.

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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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