The European Audiovisual Observatory is focusing on the impact of video-on-demand on the film value chain in this year’s Cannes conference. This year’s topic Is VoD growing the film pie its impact on the film ecosystem. The discussion will take place May 20.. This year’s topic Is VoD growing the film pie its impact on the film ecosystem. The discussion will take place May 20.
The discussion will cover a range of topics including:
How much rights holders can expect to earn from TVOD or SVOD
The importance of a cinema release for a successful VoD release
Analysis of direct to VoD distribution as a viable option
The impact of new EU rules on the traditional distribution chain
Is there still a standard distribution model, which follows the classical windows chronology and territory-by territory exploitation?
The observatory’s own team of Gilles Fontaine, head of the department for market information and Maja Cappello, head of the department for legal information will be introducing each panel with snapshot presentations of data and analysis of the European film industry. Master of ceremonies is Michael Gubbins of SampoMedia.
The conference marks the 25thanniversary of the Strasbourg-based observatory, part of the Council of Europe.
Register for free here. Program attached.