There is no doubt, 2020 has been a challenging year, but it also opened up to new opportunities, bringing us to 2021 with the will of contributing with all the means we have to a positive change.
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EuroVoD is thrilled to welcome 3 new members in its network, on time for the end of this challenging year. A warm welcome on board to ASSOCIATE MEMBER, GRUPA BB MEDIA, Irish VoD aggregator and encoding house, and to the CONSULTATIVE MEMBERS Michael Gubbins(SampoMedia co-founder, journalist and analyst) and Wendy Bernfeld (Rights Stuff founder & managing director)!
OTHER RECENT ACTIVITIES
EU AV OBSERVATORY'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE'S NEW CHAIR(WO)MAN
Congratulations to Pauline Durand-Vialle! She was elected as new Chair to head up the Observatory's Advisory Committee, that EuroVoD is a member of. Pauline Durand-Vialle is the CEO of the Federation of European Film Directors (FERA) since February 2014.
15 DECEMBER / UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN
The University of Copenhagen hosted on the 15th Dec. the webinar "The role of the new Audiovisual Media Service Directive (AVMSD) in increasing commitments of commercial streaming platforms towards European content: Challenges and Opportunities", organized by the Center for Modern European Studies (CEMES) and the research project Creativity and adaptability as conditions for the success of Europe in an Interrelated word (KREAS) with support from the Association of European Film Agency Directors (EFAD). The webinar provided the most updated overview of national policy frameworks on the obligations for streaming platforms towards European works, with a presentation of the results of a research conducted by the EFAD and the KREAS from the Charles University Prague, who investigated how Article 13 has been transposed and implemented in various EU countries, followed by a discussion of relevant European stakeholders around the major benefits and challenges in the implementation of Article 13. Speakers: Julie Jeanne-Régnault (EFAD), Marc Putman (EUROVOD), Bruno Zambardino (DG Cinema and Audiovisual MiBACT), Lars Løge, (Norwegian Film Institute), Tim Raats (Free University of Brussels) , Alexandra Lebret (European Producers Club), Anthony Muldoon (Screen Producers Ireland), Moderator: Petar Mitric.
16 DECEMBER / IDF INDUSTRY
Great online session organised by the Institute of Documentary Film called Christmas VoD Selection, centered on business models & rev. share, content curation and territoriality, audience, promotion and outreach! Speakers included Agustina Lumi (EuroVoD, Tech PM), Diana Tabakov (Executive Director, Dafilms.com), Sylvain Baldus (Acquisition Manager, Tënk, EuroVoD membe), Sasa Stanisic (General Manager, Cinesquare, EuroVoD member), moderated by film critic, Marta Balaga. Watch the full video here.
EUROVOD 2020 - A YEAR IN SUMMARY
THANK YOU to all our members, partners, friends and professionals who are part of EUROVOD network for helping us with engagement, trust, expertise and good will, to shape and implement a more Diverse, Dynamic and Sustainable European VoD ecosystem.
AN EVOLVING NETWORK 🌲 6 new EuroVoD members in 2020 🌲 34 members and around 30 VoD services 🌲 20 countries of origin 🌲 80% of European content 🌲 A new board of directors 🌲 A new Statutes 4TH EUROPEAN VOD MEETINGS 🌲 1 training held in Venice 🌲 36 professionals trained & 11 experts 🌲 18 nationalities (16 EU, 2 non-EU) 🌲 online package still available on our website 2ND VOD MARKET DAY 🌲 In partnership with the Venice Film Festival / Venice Production Bridge 🌲 1 conference, off-line and online streamed worldwide 🌲 1-to-1 meetings 🌲 +100 participants A REPORT ON EUROPEAN INDEPENDENT VOD SERVICES 🌲 "Diverse, Dynamic, Sustainable: Evolution of a European Independent VoD Sector" 🌲 8 case studies 🌲 60 pages of data and market analysis A NEW PROFESSIONAL PLATFORM FOR THE VOD INDUSTRY 🌲 Launch of EUROVOD PRO Beta INDUSTRY COOPERATIONS 🌲 42 industry partnerships 🌲 18 conferences, workshops and webinars 🌲 19 meetings with European institutions
WE WISH YOU A HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND A WONDERFUL NEW YEAR !