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Industry Report: Market Trends

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Industry Report: Market Trends

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The WYTH cloud suite recently powered When East Meets West’s Digital World, and we took the opportunity to find out more about it, as well as the future of hybrid events in general  

23 February 2021

Bernie Stampfer, Martin Diesbach, Nuno Bernardo  • Heads of studies, Essential Legal Framework training series, Erich Pommer Institut

“The change in the funding schemes around Europe will dramatically impact the industry”

Bernie Stampfer, Martin Diesbach, Nuno Bernardo • Heads of studies, Essential Legal Framework training series, Erich Pommer Institut

EPI’s heads of studies present their views on the trends and prospects in the audiovisual industry for the coming years, topics that were dealt with in a series of online workshops  

17 February 2021

EU filmmakers call on global streamers to commit to fair negotiating conditions on remuneration

Institutions / Legislation - Europe

EU filmmakers call on global streamers to commit to fair negotiating conditions on remuneration

FERA has published a letter specifying the essential points the professionals and the platforms need to agree on in order to build healthy creative relationships  

15 February 2021

According to the Nostradamus Report, it is time to listen to kids

Göteborg 2021 - Göteborg Industry

According to the Nostradamus Report, it is time to listen to kids

During the 8th annual seminar presented during the Göteborg Film Festival, Johanna Koljonen focused on Transforming Storytelling Together. And sea shanties  

08 February 2021

The “Cinema in Search of New Inspiration” panel probes the future of the Italian and European audiovisual ecosystem

Industry / Market - Italy/Europe

The “Cinema in Search of New Inspiration” panel probes the future of the Italian and European audiovisual ecosystem

The event was organised by Cineuropa, AGICI and Vento & Associati and was attended by prestigious guests from the Italian audiovisual sector  

14 January 2021

The real pandemic in our business started before the pandemic, argue panellists at the EFAs

European Film Awards 2020

The real pandemic in our business started before the pandemic, argue panellists at the EFAs

Agnieszka Holland, Mark Cousins, Kirsten Niehuus and Thomas Vinterberg gathered online to kickstart “The EFAs at Eight”  

09 December 2020

Prospects for gender equality in the European audiovisual sector to be examined during "50/50 by 2020 – Are We There & What Is Next?"

Industry / Market - Europe

Prospects for gender equality in the European audiovisual sector to be examined during "50/50 by 2020 – Are We There & What Is Next?"

The online event, co-organised by EWA network and EURO-MEI, in partnership with EFAD and Cineuropa, will be held on Friday 11 December from 11 am until 1 pm  

01 December 2020

Producing non-English drama series at the centre of debate in Riga

Riga 2020 - Magnetic Series

Producing non-English drama series at the centre of debate in Riga

The inaugural edition of Magnetic Series, held during this year’s Riga IFF, provided an opportunity to discuss the opportunities and the future of non-English drama series  

21 October 2020

The future of festivals could still be bright, according to the Zurich Summit

Zurich 2020 – ZFF Industry

The future of festivals could still be bright, according to the Zurich Summit

During the Zurich Summit, the future of festivals and markets was discussed, with everyone agreeing that this is a period of “limbo” until a new era is ushered in  

02 October 2020

The Balkan industry joins forces in the face of the crisis

Sarajevo 2020 - CineLink Industry Days

The Balkan industry joins forces in the face of the crisis

Heads of film centres from the region took part in a CineLink Talk entitled "The Response of Public Film Bodies to Pandemics and Their Future Role in the Southeast European Film Industry"  

24 August 2020

Scandinavian Films’ first webinar explores new shooting strategies in the time of COVID-19

Cannes 2020 – Marché du Film

Scandinavian Films’ first webinar explores new shooting strategies in the time of COVID-19

CANNES 2020: The Marché du Film webinar, entitled “Pandemic Production: Lessons Learned in the Nordics”, saw the participation of four filmmakers from the region  

26 June 2020

Pan-European institutions discuss “The Audiovisual Sector in the Time of COVID-19”

Cannes 2020 – Marché du Film

Pan-European institutions discuss “The Audiovisual Sector in the Time of COVID-19”

CANNES 2020: Representatives of the European Audiovisual Observatory, agencies and professional associations weighed in on the current situation and the crisis it has exacerbated, rather than created  

26 June 2020

Will blockchain be the solution for a European film registry?

Cannes 2020 – Marché du Film

Will blockchain be the solution for a European film registry?

CANNES NEXT: The first Cannes NEXT panel explored blockchain technology’s role in creating a unified film registry that would be of benefit to independent producers  

24 June 2020

MIA's webinar proves the future of the sector also depends on the big platforms

Industry / Market - MIA 2020

MIA's webinar proves the future of the sector also depends on the big platforms

In a webinar hosted by Rome’s MIA Market, several European producers discussed possible ways of getting the industry back on its feet  

19 May 2020

Berlinale World Cinema Fund Day: Exploring Film, Story and Audience Worlds

Industry Panel

Berlinale World Cinema Fund Day: Exploring Film, Story and Audience Worlds

BERLINALE 2020: German audience designer and producer Benjamin Cölle explores film and its connection to the audiences on his keynote speech at the World Cinema Fund Day  

26 March 2020

What role do women directors play in the European film industry?

Industry – Europe

What role do women directors play in the European film industry?

Trends, film budgets, countries taking positive steps, and others that are slower on the uptake: a review of the 2017 statistics published and analysed by Lab Femmes de Cinéma  

17 September 2018

Gender equity in the audiovisual sector in Europe and the USA: who is leading the struggle?

Cannes 2018 - Industry / CNC@Cannes2018

Gender equity in the audiovisual sector in Europe and the USA: who is leading the struggle?

CANNES 2018: The CNC has hosted a round-table in Cannes to shed light on the recent movements for gender equity in the audiovisual sector  

15 May 2018

Nordisk Film & TV Fond publishes new Annual Report

Industry – Nordic countries

Nordisk Film & TV Fond publishes new Annual Report

The report compiled by the Nordic organisation highlights an increased level of gender parity and unprecedented film distribution support  

11 April 2018

Cinema Jove: How to make a web series without ending up in prison

Festivals - Spain

Cinema Jove: How to make a web series without ending up in prison

Valencia’s Cinema Jove hosted a series of panels devoted to producing, distributing and promoting web series  

29 June 2017

The Valletta Film Festival hosts a film co-production panel

Industry – Malta

The Valletta Film Festival hosts a film co-production panel

This year’s talk aimed to shed light on the challenges and opportunities in the context of the cinema of small nations  

28 June 2017

FAPAV-Ipsos investigation: 2 in every 5 Italians pirate films and TV series

FAPAV-Ipsos investigation: 2 in every 5 Italians pirate films and TV series

The total damage to the economy has been estimated at €1.2 billion, with 6,500 jobs lost. “Resolutely working to raise awareness among the digital generation”  

08 June 2017

INCONTRI #7 looks at the new challenges facing the film and TV industry

INCONTRI #7 looks at the new challenges facing the film and TV industry

At the Film Conference organised by the IDM Film Commission, producers, broadcasters and financiers analysed distribution strategies and new forms of international co-production  

11 May 2017

Women's films held back in Europe by lower production and distribution support

Women's films held back in Europe by lower production and distribution support

A look at the data for films directed by women in Europe: limited access to production funding and distribution support is holding back the market for female directed European films  

14 March 2017

Film and Series Channels make up 61% of all pay on demand services in Europe

Film and Series Channels make up 61% of all pay on demand services in Europe

The new report from the European Audiovisual Observatory provides a newly database that includes free profile data on TV channels and on-demand services in 41 European countries  

08 November 2016

Why Continental Europeans love Ken Loach

Why Continental Europeans love Ken Loach

This MeCETES report examines why the veteran British director is more popular on the continent than in his own country  

08 November 2016

Young film audiences: preferences and practices

Young film audiences: preferences and practices

A report on the impact of digitisation on young people’s viewing preferences and practices in Flanders  

26 October 2016

Industry experts debate impact of Brexit on UK film industry

Industry experts debate impact of Brexit on UK film industry

Several professionals took part in the panel debate following well-publicised concerns for the future of the UK film industry post-Brexit  

15 September 2016

Russian film production has grown by 50% but international co-productions fell sharply

Russian film production has grown by 50% but international co-productions fell sharply

The report by European Audiovisual Observatory takes the pulse of the Russian cinema industry and looks at its capacity to co-produce with other countries  

12 September 2016

Why Brexit is bad news for British film exports

Why Brexit is bad news for British film exports

The UK is likely to lose millions in funding from the EU’s MEDIA programme because of Brexit. An examination of what this means for British film exports  

26 August 2016

Media ownership: towards pan-European groups?

Media ownership: towards pan-European groups?

While national distribution markets have become more concentrated in recent years, some key players in the market have begun to expand their geographic scopes  

06 July 2016

Cinema of Small Nations report: Does size matter?

Cinema of Small Nations report: Does size matter?

The Valletta Film Festival played host to a conference entitled “Cinema of Small Nations”, which looked at the state of cinema in small European countries  

25 June 2016

Box office hit record high in the European Union in 2015

Box office hit record high in the European Union in 2015

EU gross box office reached a record high of around €7.3 billion in 2015, and film production rose again to over 1,600 feature films  

04 May 2016

Russia has over 2,300 operating TV channels

European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new report on Russian audiovisual industry  

21 March 2016

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