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Coronavirus and the European film industry

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused the shutdown of some 70 000 cinemas in China, nearly 2 500 in the US and over 9 000 in the EU, the joy sparked by the success of the film industry in 2019 has quickly given way to anxiety. Continue reading

Plenary round-up – Strasbourg, November II 2019

The November II plenary session highlights included the vote on the new European Commission, agreement on the 2020 budget, and Parliament’s declaration of a climate emergency. Continue reading

The place of women in European film productions: Fighting the celluloid ceiling

The sexual assault allegations brought against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein laid bare the painful reality for scores of women working in the film industry around the world. However, sexual harassment is seemingly just the tip of the iceberg in an industry where gender inequalities relating to biased representation and pay are arguably systematic and pervasive. Continue reading

LUX Prize – Ten years of support for EU cinema

Written by Ivana Katsarova, This year Parliament marks the 10th anniversary of one of its best known cultural initiatives – the LUX Film Prize – awarded annually by the institution since 2007. Over the last 10 years, the prize has contributed to the promotion of 100 films, supporting the dissemination of European (co)productions in a … Continue reading

An overview of Europe’s film industry

Written by Ivana Katsarova In spite of the fact that Europe pioneered both technological and content innovation in cinema, at present the EU film landscape is characterised by the strong presence of Hollywood productions. In 2013, they held a share of nearly 70% of the EU market, while European productions represented only 26%. What makes … Continue reading

Supporting the European film industry

Written by Ivana Katsarova 6 language versions available in PDF format Die Unterstützung der europäischen Filmindustrie El apoyo a la industria cinematográfica europea Soutenir l’industrie cinématographique européenne Sostegno all’industria cinematografica europea Wsparcie dla europejskiej branży filmowej Supporting the European film industry Cinema was born in Europe, but at present the European film landscape is characterised … Continue reading

The digitisation and digital preservation of European film heritage

Written by Anne Vernet October 27 is UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage , a commemoration of the adoption in 1980 of the Recommendation for the Safeguarding and Preservation of Moving Images , which for the first time recognised audiovisual and cinematographic works as an integral part of the world’s cultural heritage. This year’s theme … Continue reading

The LUX Prize and the LUX Film Days

Currently, the LUX Film Days 2014 are being organized all over Europe and citizens write to the Parliament asking for information on the award, the films and the selection process.   The LUX Prize is a cinema prize awarded by the European Parliament every year since 2007. For this 2014 edition, the three films in … Continue reading

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