TRILOGUE DISCUSSIONS ON AVMS: SAME RULES FOR LINEAR AND VOD SERVICES
Based on the European Commission’s proposal on the AVMS directive, the Council and the European Parliament (in its CULT Committee report) have endorsed article 13 § 2. This article enables Member States to require VOD services targeting audiences in their territories, but established in other Member States, to make a financial contribution towards the production of local and European audiovisual works.
The consensus between the EU institutions on this point is good news for local and European audiovisual production and for cultural diversity at a time of unprecedented competition from colossal non-European audiovisual players.!--more--
Indeed, this article will be useful to prevent online services from circumventing national investment obligations designed to ensure a virtuous circle of investment in a diversity of audiovisual works online.
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On January 24, 2018, the European Coalitions for Cultural Diversity held a conference at the European Parliament in Brussels on “Cultural Diversity: How To Sustain It In The Digital Age?”.
The event was hosted by Viviane Reding MEP, former Vice-President of the European Commission and chaired by Carole Tongue, President of the European Coalitions and Pascal Rogard, President of the French Coalition for Cultural Diversity.
Mariya Gabriel Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society has given a keynote speech, and representatives of the creative and cultural sectors, of the European Commission and the European Parliament were invited to discuss the above issues:
- How can we best remunerate European creation in the era of the platforms?
- How to make European creative works more visible in the EU?
You can listen to the record of the debates and have a look at the pictures here below.
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The European Coalitions for Cultural Diversity are organising a conference at the European Parliament in Brussels, on Wednesday 24 January at 15:00, in Room JAN 6Q1:
“Cultural Diversity: How To Sustain It In The Digital Age?”
Introduction and keynote speech by Mariya GABRIEL, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society
Welcome address and conclusion of the debates by Viviane REDING, Former Vice-President of the European Commission and Member of the European Parliament
Panel 1: How can we best remunerate European creation in the era of the platforms?
Panel 2: How to make European creative works more visible in the EU?
Among the panelists: Giuseppe ABBAMONTE (DG CONNECT), Christine ELOY (Europa Distribution), Siada EL RAMLY (EDIMA), Nicola FRANK (EBU), Lucia RECALDE (Europe Creative MEDIA), Jean-Paul SALOME (Screenwriter, Director and Producer), Nicole SCHULZE (AEPO-ARTIS), Helen SMITH (IMPALA), Christophe TARDIEU (CNC) and Helga TRÜPEL MEP.
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