Guidelines pursuant to Article 13(7) of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive on the calculation of the share of European works in on-demand catalogues and on the definition of low audience and low turnover

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Series Details C (2020) 4291
Publication Date 02/07/2020
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Set of guidelines published by the European Commission on 2 July 2020, setting out specific support to the application of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) as regards the share of European works in on-demand catalogues, the definition of law audience and low turnover.

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Directive 2010/13/EU governs EU-wide coordination of national legislation on all audiovisual media, both traditional TV broadcasts and on-demand audiovisual media services. It was amended and updated by Directive (EU) 2018/1808, which reinforces the obligations to promote European films and TV shows in on-demand services.

The guidelines offer a practical tool aimed to ensure such promotion. The document includes a recommended methodology for the calculation of the share of European content in each national catalogue. It also clarifies the definition of low audience and low turnover.

Source Link http://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/dae/document.cfm?doc_id=68154
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European Commission: Press Release, 02/07/2020: Commission takes further steps to promote European audiovisual works and protect vulnerable viewers https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_1209
European Commission: Guidelines on the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive – Questions and Answers (2 July 2020) https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/qanda_20_1208

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