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Conference: Towards Transparency 2.0 - Focus on Media Concentration

    Almost 200 media professionals and decision makers attended our 20th anniversary conference on media concentration on the 7th of November at the Council of Europe here in Strasbourg. If you made it, thanks for coming! If not, we’re now able to send you the information which so many of the participants requested following our conference. First of all, you’ll find a film of the conference on the YouTube Channel of the European Audiovisual Observatory here: T...

Co-production Award – Prix EURIMAGES – for Helena Danielsson

This year’s EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION AWARD – Prix EURIMAGES, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in the European film industry, goes to Swedish producer Helena Danielsson. After a fifteen-year-long career in the Scandinavian and European film industry, Helena Danielsson established Hepp Film in 2003. The company’s core activity is to develop and realise feature films, TV-dramas and documentaries in international co-productions with award-winning Europea...

Three documentaries nominated for the European Film Awards

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The European Film Academy proudly announces the nominations in the category EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2012. A committee consisting of Nik Powell, director of the NFTS and deputy chairman of the EFA Board (UK), EFA Members Francine Brücher (Switzerland) and Despina Mouzaki (Greece), and the documentary experts Claas Danielsen (Germany), Ally Derks (the Netherlands), and Jacques Laurent (Belgium) has chosen the following three films for a nomination: HIVER NOMADE (Winter Nomads) Swit...

Co-production Award for Mariela Besuievsky

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Prix EURIMAGES goes to producer from SpainThe winner of the fifth edition of the EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION AWARD - Prix EURIMAGES, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in the European film industry, was announced this weekend in the framework of the Seville European Film Festival in Spain.This year’s prize will go to an outstanding and dedicated producer who has always joined forces with colleagues in Europe and beyond to develop, produce and promote European cinema: Mariela...

Director of the Seville Festival, member of Moscow Jury

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Javier Martín-Domínguez, director of the Seville Festival, member of the official jury of the 33rd Moscow Film Festival.The Moscow International Film Festival has selected as a member of its official jury for this year the director, screenwriter and artistic director of the Seville European Film Festival, Javier Martín-Domínguez.Other members of the jury for the official section include the actress Geraldine Chaplin, the Israeli director Amos Gitai, the Hungarian director Karoly Makk and the...

Film and television: Falling in love again?

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On May 15, as part of the 64th Cannes film festival program, the European Audiovisual Observatory held a very informative workshop about the current relationship between film and television. More than 400 professionals had gathered as Mr. Wolfgang Closs, executive director of the European Audiovisual Observatory, welcomed a number of speakers from his organization as well as outside specialists to discuss trends in the European film and broadcast markets. And the big question was: are film...

Film and television: Falling in love again?

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On May 15, as part of the 64th Cannes film festival program, the European Audiovisual Observatory held a very informative workshop about the current relationship between film and television. More than 400 professionals had gathered as Mr. Wolfgang Closs, executive director of the European Audiovisual Observatory, welcomed a number of speakers from his organization as well as outside specialists to discuss trends in the European film and broadcast markets. And the big question was: are fil...

Arte France Cinéma and Eurimages Awards for Best CineMart Projects handed out in Rotterdam

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  The 28th CineMart, co-production market of the International Film Festival Rotterdam concluded today, Wednesday February 2 in Rotterdam, with the announcement of the two awards for best CineMart Projects 2011 as chosen by the Jury consisting of Rémi Burah (General Secretary of ARTE France Cinéma), Peter Gustaffson (Swedish Television and Board Member of Eurimages) and Susanne Marian (Essential Filmproduktion, Germany). Touch Me Not by Adina Pintilie (Romania/France) wins the Arte France Ci...

European award to Zeynep Özbatur

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Turkish producer receives Prix EURIMAGESThe winner of the fourth edition of the EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION AWARD - Prix EURIMAGES, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in the European film industry, was just announced at a lunch held in the framework of the “New Cinema Network” in Rome attended by a large number of professionals from the cinema industry and the press.This year’s prize will go to an outstanding producer who has always joined forces with European producing ...

How to measure communication and media in the digital converging era?

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Workshop organised by the OECD, EBU and the European Audiovisual Observatoryin the framework of the Internet Governance Forum (Vilnius, 15 September 2010).The workshop will take place in room 5 of the Lithuanian Exhibition Centre LITEXPO in Vilnius between 4.30 and 6.30 PM and will be webcast live on the website of the IGF: http://www.intgovforum.org The objective of the workshop is to raise the awareness of the problems in measuring the impact of the Internet on the audiovisual industry. The de...

The European Audiovisual Observatory hosts Digital Cinema Tango conference Sunday afternoon

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The European Audiovisual Observatory hosted a workshop Sunday afternoon, focusing on the theme of financing the digitization of cinema in Europe. The workshop took place form 3p.m. to 4:30p.m. in Salle Bunuel in the Palais des Festivals. The Observatory's director, Wolfgang Closs, elaborated on the reason behind the workshop's theme, titled "Digital Cinema Tango! Getting the right rhythm for the digitization of European cinemas." Closs explained: "There is a clear problem of synch...

The Prix Eurimages at the European Film Awards

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The winners of the third edition of the Prix Eurimages, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in the European film industry, were announced on Saturday at a lunch held in the framework of the “New Cinema Network” in Rome attended by a large number of professionals from the cinema industry.This year’s prize will go to two outstanding producers who have combined their efforts to develop and promote European cinema: Diana Elbaum and Jani Thiltges – two major names in in...

Show me the money workshop in Cannes from the European Audiovisual Observatory

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Watch the full length video of the panel. Part 1: click to view  the videos: “Show me the money !” and  “Show me the money !” Part 2                       Show me the Money! Monitoring film revenues and collecting rightsholders’ money Moderator : Bertrand Moullier, Consultant, Narval Media. OPENING: Wolfgang Closs...

EFA - Prix Eurimages

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For the second time this year’s European Film Awards will include the presentation of the Prix Eurimages, an award acknowledging the decisive position which co-production occupies within the European film industry. This reward for European co-producers is presented by Eurimages, the support fund of the Council of Europe for co-production, distribution, exhibition and digitisation of European cinematographic works, and once again patron of the European Film Academy.This year’s honour will go ...

VoD - which licences for which markets? Debate in Cannes May 18 at 2:30 pm at the Ambassadeurs

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"VoD - which licences for which markets?" is the theme of this year's European Audiovisual Observatory Afternoon in Cannes. This workshop has become a key part of the Cannes calendar and broke all records last year when over 350 cinema professionals crowded into the Salon des Ambassadeurs to hear the Observatory's latest industry-based analyses. This year's edition is, once again, freely accessible to everyone accredited to the market or festival. It will take place on Sunday 18th of M...

EFA to deliver the first award for co production

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For the first time, this year's European Film Awards Ceremony will include the presentation of an award for co-production -- the Prix Eurimages. Eurimages, the support fund for co-production, distribution, exhibition and digitisation of European cinematographic works, has become a patron of the European Film Academy and has created this reward for European co-producers to acknowledge the decisive position which co-production occupies within the European film industry.The first Prix Eurimages wil...

VoD vs. CINEMA? Panel in Cannes May 19: the "minutes"

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VoD vs. Cinema?European Audiovisual Observatory Afternoon Workshop in Cannes breaks all recordsLinks to the presentations of the conference:Cinema admissions in EuropeVideo on demand in EuropeLes enjeux de la vidéo à la demande et de la vidéo en ligne Digital rights management systems (DRMs) Audiovisual Archives and the Inability to Clear Rights in Orphan Works Making Possible the Access to Our Film Heritage on VoD Over 350 film professionals crowded into the Palais des Festivals in Cannes to...

VoD vs. CINEMA? Panel in Cannes May 19

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European Audiovisual Observatory Afternoon in CannesSaturday, 19th May 2007 from 14.30 to 17.00Salon des Ambassadeurs, 4th Floor, Palais des Festivals (Cannes, France)This conference will deal with the latest developments of the VoD markets in Europe as well as examining key legal aspects of VoD distribution.The presentations:EUROPEAN CINEMA ADMISSIONS IN 2006by Susan Newman-Baudais, Analyst from the Department for Information on Markets and Financing, European Audiovisual Observatory; VIDEO ON ...

Cannes Meeting of Europa Cinemas exhibitors

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In the presence of Mrs Viviane Reding and Mrs Véronique Cayla 2005: European films progress notably in the Europa Cinemas network In the context of falling cinema attendance, exhibitors belonging to the Europa Cinemas network succeeded in increasing the proportion of European films on their screens.In 2005, almost 60% of screenings were reserved for European films. Progress was apparent above all in the proportion of European films distributed outside their country of origin, which increased fr...

Cannes Meeting of Europa Cinemas exhibitors

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In the context of falling cinema attendance, exhibitors belonging to the Europa Cinemas network succeeded in increasing the proportion of European films on their screens.In 2005, almost 60% of screenings were reserved for European films. Progress was apparent above all in the proportion of European films distributed outside their country of origin, which increased from 34 to 37%. It was therefore diversity which gained ground in this network, and this did not concern the European continent alone...

2nd Berlin Festival for Europa Cinemas Labels

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Further supporting its ongoing campaign to promote European films, Europa Cinemas will return to this years Berlin Film Festival, awarding its Label prize to the best European film in the Panorama section (February 9-19).This marks the second year that the Europa Cinemas Label will be awarded at Berlin, and complements the Labels awarded at the Directors' Fortnight in Cannes and the Venice Days section of the Mostra del Cinema.A jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors will award the Label at Berl...

Double french success at Sevilla Film Fest 100% European

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More than 65.000 viewres followed the Festival screenings and activities, a 20% more than in 2004.French cinema, which has been dedicated this edition and which represented nearly a third part of the films in the different sections, has been the winner at Seville Film Festival 100% European, contest that has been closed this Saturday with more than 65.000 spectators, a 20% more than in 2004. De battre mon coeur s’est arrêté, by Jacques Audiard, won the Golden Giraldillo, awarded with 60.000 ...

Italian cinema Honour guest at 2006 Sevilla Fest

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The Seville Film Festival, exclusively dedicated to the European cinema, in its 2006 edition will have an special view on Italy, country which will be the protagonist in some sections this year. Also, Italian cinematographers will be tributed in this edition. Born in 2004, this festival has been growing as an essential reference in our continent, because of the quantity of the prizes (240.000 euros in total) and because of the support that institutions like the European Film Academy offers to it...
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