The European Commission launched a Call for Tenders for a study on the promotion of European works. The time limit for receipt of tenders was 15/09/2016 This Call is now closed.

The study will cover the provisions of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) which aim at the promotion and distribution of European works and independent productions in television programmes, as well as the production of and access to European works in on-demand services.

These provisions are listed in Chapters IV and VI (in particular Articles 13, 16 and 17) of Directive 2010/13/EU on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services.

The aim of the study is to provide the Commission with the tools and information required for the monitoring and evaluation at periodical intervals (as foreseen by the AVMS Directive) of the implementation of these measures.  It will assess the impact of the measures, taken at Union and national levels, for the promotion of distribution and production of European works and independent productions in television programmes and the production of and access to European works in on-demand services.

The study shall identify and analyse the likely impact of the measures taken at the European and national levels to implement the Directive in the sector of linear and on-demand services.

This study will cover all EU Member States and EEA Contracting Parties as of 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2015 for linear services and as of 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2015 for non-linear services.

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