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How to lure the creative investor?[1]

The ambition of the European Union is to address the EUR 8 billion funding gap which is preventing the cultural and creative sector (CCS)[2] from growing, creating more jobs and stimulating economic and social renaissance. The European CCS is world leader in creativity but lacks the capacity to scale-up largely because of a deficiency in … Continued

KEA reports on the Creatis Talk with PIAS Belgium Director Damien Wasselle and Benjamin Schoos

Photo credit: Andri Søren Haflidason http://stokkstudio.com / www.andri.haflidason.com The residence for cultural entrepreneurs in Brussels, Creatis, held its third “Creatis Talk” on Wednesday, 21 November on the current situation of the music industry. Invited to this panel were the musician and label owner Benjamin Schoos (alias Miam Monster Miam), director of PIAS Belgium, Damien Wasselle, … Continued

Communiqué 28 June 2018 – The European Parliament unveils KEA Study on the Future of Creative Europe

Communiqué 28 June 2018 – The European Parliament unveils KEA Study on the Future of Creative Europe

On 19 June 2018, KEA presented in the European Parliament its research on Creative Europe: Towards the Next Programme Generation, commissioned and managed by the Policy Department for Structural & Cohesion Policies, on behalf of the European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). The presentation took place during an exchange of views between the … Continued

KEA to review market access of European Audiovisual Works on media channels

KEA will be working on a study commissioned by the European Commission (EC) DG Connect to identify and analyse the impact of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) for the promotion of European films and other audiovisual works. The AVMSD governs EU-wide coordination of national legislation on all audiovisual media, both traditional TV broadcasts and … Continued

Proposal for copyright reform: European Commission stands with creators and the cultural industries

On 14 September 2016, the European Commission (EC) unleashed its proposal for a new Directive on copyright in the framework of the Digital Single Market strategy, announced by the Juncker Commission in May 2015. KEA identifies four main novelties in the draft proposal: a new intellectual property right to the benefit of news publishers; measures … Continued

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Open letter to the President of the European Commission – The New Digital Age – Reshaping Europe’s Destiny

OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION Mr Jean-Claude Juncker The New Digital Age – Reshaping Europe’s Destiny A digital single market to foster excellence and diversity, or how to fall in love with the digital single market. The new European Commission has rightly identified the development of the digital market as a … Continued

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Territorial exploitation of copyrights under threat

Advocate General’s opinion in the Premier league case: the territorial exploitation of copyrights under threat Introduction The High Court of Justice in the UK has addressed a reference for a preliminary ruling to the Court of Justice of the EU in relation to two actions brought against suppliers of equipment and satellite decoder cards to … Continued