UNIC policy update 13/05/2022



    Speech by President von der Leyen at the EP Plenary on the social and economic consequences for the EU of the Russian war in Ukraine – reinforcing the EU's capacity to act

    Next week, we will mark Europe Day. The 72nd birthday of our Union. This Europe Day will be all about the Union of the future – how we make it stronger, more resilient, closer to its people. But the answer to all of these questions, we cannot give alone. The answer is also given in Ukraine. 
    European Commission – 4 May

    Recovery and Resilience Facility

    CULT Committee in European Parliament calls for more support to European culture and creative sector
    The European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education has voted on its Opinion on the implementation report on the Recovery and Resilience Facility.
    FIAD – 29 April


    Conference in Cannes: Constant Gardeners: The Realities of Today's Film Sector in Europe - 23 May
    The last two years will clearly be remembered as one of the most challenging periods in the history of the film sector, including in Europe. Everyone’s focus is now on how best to adapt to the “new normal” and how to sustain a holistic recovery for the entire value chain, to the benefit of European audiences and industry alike. 
    FIAD – 5 May

    Copyright enforcement

    MUSO Discover Q1 2022 Digital Piracy Data Insights
    MUSO’s Piracy by Industry dataset measures industry-level piracy demand for film, TV, music, software and publishing content across a wide range of piracy sites that include streaming, torrent, web download and stream ripping sites. This article highlights some of the trends and headline figures MUSO identified.

    MUSO – April Report 2022


    22 May - Europa Cinemas conference (15.00 to 18.00)

    23 May - European Audiovisual Observatory Film Focus session in Cannes

    20 May - European Film Forum in Cannes - Building Europe’s cultural autonomy: Media Invest and the way forward in the AV sector (more details available here)

    21 May - European Audiovisual Observatory conference “Circulation of films – is there enough availability?”

    23 May- Constant Gardeners: the realities of today's film sector in Europe Cannes conference

    20-23 June - CineEurope 2022

    14 June - UNIC & FIAD Screening - El Buen Patrón at Palace cinema, Brussels