Chief Commercial Officer Sky Studios
Sky is Europe’s leading direct-to-consumer entertainment and media company, with 24 million customers and 31,000 employees in seven European countries. Our combined businesses across technology, pay-tv, and content creation
generate £13.6billion in annual revenues, putting Sky at the heart of the creative and business economy in Europe…
Director of Legal & Business Affairs Nordisk Film Production A/S
Films convey stories, ideas and dreams and give us insight into the values, concerns and preoccupations of our time. Films are the embodiment of freedom of expression and project national culture and values in our local territory, the Nordics, as well as abroad…
Founder and Managing Director of Wolfgang & Dolly LLC
I founded the production company Wolfgang & Dolly LLC in 2017 after a decade of freelance jobs and working in other production companies as assistant producer, line producer, junior producer, executive producer and finally a producer in my own right…
Executive Board Television, Digital Media, Entertainment Constantin Film AG
Exclusive rights form an essential part of the European producers’ business models. For 40 years Constantin Film has played a crucial role in establishing German cinema both nationally and internationally and is considered one of the most successful independent production and distribution companies in the German media landscape…
Chief Marketing Officer, Svenska Bio
Svenska Bio is a family-owned cinema chain founded in 1914 in Sweden, today operating 200 screens in Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Our company is renowned for its efforts towards providing audiences with the best possible cinematic experience, regularly investing in new technology and innovative marketing strategies…
Chairman of the Sports Rights Owners Coalition (SROC)
Demand for different sports rights is largely territorial due to the footprint of national broadcasters and platforms, as well as the tastes and preferences of consumers – selling rights on a territorial basis is a response to this…
International Content Director, Kinepolis Group
Kinepolis Group NV was founded in 1997 as a result of the merger of two family-run cinema groups. In addition to its cinema business, the Group is also active in film distribution, event organization, screen publicity and property management…
The International Federation Of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF), the International Video Federation (IVF) and the Motion Picture Association (MPA) commissioned EY to conduct this research. The study was carried out by EY with the participation of Hugo Alvarez, Laura Baldon, Louis Dieu, Marc Lhermitte and Vincent Raufast.
The AV sector contributed €46.9 Billion of GDP in Europe in 2018.
The film and audiovisual sector employs more than 1 million people and another 1 million through indirect jobs.
France, Germany and the UK are the leading markets for the film and audiovisual sector in Europe accounting for 51% of the total turnover.
There were approximately 128,000 businesses in the film and audiovisual sector throughout Europe in 2018, 99,8% of them being SMEs.