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11 May 2017

Contact Committee

Contact Committee The Contact Committee (Article 29 AVMSD) has been established to monitor the implementation of the Directive and the developments in the sector as well as a forum for the exchange of views. It deals not only with the existing audiovisual ...

10 May 2017

Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD)

Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) These days we can watch our favourite programmes from all over Europe not just on TV, but also via the internet or on our mobile devices. Like other goods and services, the audiovisual media are subject to the ...

9 May 2017

Promotion and Distribution of European Works

Promotion and Distribution of European Works The AVMS Directive wants to strengthen the competitiveness of the European audiovisual industry and thus promote cultural diversity and heritage in Europe. A substantial section is on regulating promotion and d ...

9 May 2017

Protection of minors | AVMSD

Protection of minors | AVMSD The Audiovisual Media Services Directive contains specific rules to protect minors from inappropriate on-demand media audiovisual services. The AVMS Directive's general approach, a system of graduated regulation, applies ...

9 May 2017

AVMSD- Application and Implementation

AVMSD- Application and Implementation As guardian of the Treaty, the Commission ensures that the provisions of the Directive are properly implemented by the Member States and complied with by audiovisual media service providers established in the EU. The ...

9 May 2017

AVMSD- Infringement procedures

AVMSD- Infringement procedures Sometimes the Commission pursues infringement proceedings against a particular Member State in case of violations of the Directive. As guardian of the Treaty, the Commission ensures that the provisions of the Directive are p ...

9 May 2017

AVMSD- Application Reports

AVMSD- Application Reports Reports on the application of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) First Report on the application of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) First Report from the Commission to the European Parliament, the ...

9 May 2017

AVMSD- Reports on European works

AVMSD- Reports on European works Reports on Promotion and distribution of EU works and Independent Production (Article 16 and 17)   Most Member States comply with the rules on promotion of European works but works remain national, according to Commission& ...

23 August 2017

Audiovisual and other media content

Audiovisual and other media content The content and media sector plays a key economic, social and cultural role in Europe. The European Commission's role is to put in place the ideal conditions and regulations to create a single market for audiovisua ...

29 August 2017

ERGA- Audiovisual Regulators

ERGA- Audiovisual Regulators The European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services- ERGA The European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services brings together heads or high level representatives of national independent regulatory bodies in t ...