Yearbook 2015 - Key Trends is THE analysis and intelligence section of the Yearbook Online Service and provides you with an overview of the recent key trends of the audiovisual sector.
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This section is based on the Data Sets and shows the main developments that can be traced across Europe.
It also includes valuable insights of legal issues contributed by the Observatory’s Department for Legal Information on topics such as the AVMSD, cinema, copyright or freedom of expression.
The Key Trends are are part of Yearbook Online Service but they are available as a standalone publication and can be purchased independently from Yearbook .
Charting new territories
Film: budgets under pressure
Film: public funding in Europe
Cinema: towards the end of territoriality?
Broadcaster investment in original programming remains stable
Circulation: US fiction content continues to dominate European TV screens
Circulation: copyright in the digital single market
Circulation: European films access to on-demand services
Film: export of European films outside Europe significant yet concentrated
The revision of the AVMS Directive
Live TV challenged
Growth in TV channels driven by HD
News channels: stability despite online alternatives
Growth in the number of VOD services in Europe
Distribution: “skinny bundles” and OTT
Big Data: the grey zone
Digital TV almost universal
TV distribution platforms: competition and complementarity
OTT on the rise
Audiovisual revenues in Europe: a slow crisis
TV advertising: recovery or transformation
Pay-TV: cord-cutting in Europe?
On-demand: SVOD and EST driving growth
Cinema: same screens, more digital
Cinema: record market share for European films in 2014
Cinema: 2015 - Highest admissions level in the past five years
Video: VOD does not compensate for physical video losses
The growing weight of US players
Broadcasters: linear Euros and on-demand cents
Challenges for public service broadcasters
Production: integration and consolidation
Radio: new competition from the Internet
SOURCES AND METHODOLOGY
Legal Observations of the European Audiovisual Observatory
Database on legal information relevant to the audiovisual sector in Europe
Database on the transposition of the AVMS Directive into national legislation
Database on admissions to films released in Europe
Database on TV and on-demand audiovisual services and companies in Europe