New online database of film and cinema in Europe

NEWS | 21 March 2019

The European Audiovisual Observatory and the European Film Agencies Research Network (EFARN) have launched a database of film industry research and statistics. The database is accessible online (open access).

The EFARN Film Research Library, launched in March, contains over 130 research articles on European cinema from members of EFARN. The European Audiovisual Observatory has also uploaded its latest market reports on European cinema (including TV and video on-demand).

The research reports are searchable by topic, publishing organisation, language, country or publication year. The database will be constantly updated with new research and statistics from EFARN and the European Audiovisual Observatory.

Visit EFARN Film Research Library

The European Film Agencies Research Network (EFARN) is a non-formal group bringing together researchers from film agencies and other cognate organisations. The EFARN Research Library is a tool developed by the European Audiovisual Observatory, in its capacity as EFARN’s secretariat. The Observatory’ also provides other online databases in the film and TV field, such as MAVISE, LUMIERE och AVMS Database.



The EFARN Research Library is the latest addition to Nordicom's online service External Sources. It is a service documenting organisations providing media facts and statistics at national, Nordic, European, and international levels. The database includes industry organisations, research departments and institutes, public authorities, media companies etc., and is searchable on country/region and subject area. External Sources is part of Nordicom's Media Trends section.