Netflix and other video-on-demand platforms could be required to include a minimum 30% of European content—more than the Commission's proposed 20% quota, if new broadcasting rules follow a report approved yesterday (25 April) by MEPs in the Culture Committee.
Europe tends to be perceived as a laggard when it comes to innovative technologies. This characterisation must be taken with a grain of salt. After all, some European countries are global leaders in innovation, writes Diego Zuluaga.
Brussels’ proposed quotas for the broadcasting of European audiovisual works by on-demand video platforms has drawn criticism from France - which already has a far stricter system in place. EURACTIV France reports.
As the core principles of copyright are called into question, it is time to find a new way of exhibiting European cinema and redefine how cinema can circulate from one country to the next, writes a group of filmmakers.