--- title: Brexit: The impact on the audiovisual sector slug: brexit-the-impact-on-the-audiovisual-sector date: 19-12-2018 published: true publish_date: 19-12-2018 taxonomy: category: Reports tag: [Europe,Brexit,Economic] source: European Audiovisual Observatory resourcelink: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1PF74JaZpwQB4J7heXAz43sJHDXidLeuz sourcelink: https://www.obs.coe.int/en/web/observatoire/home/-/asset_publisher/9iKCxBYgiO6S/content/brexit-the-impact-on-the-audiovisual-sector?inheritRedirect=false&redirect=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.obs.coe.int%2Fen%2Fweb%2Fobservatoire%2Fhome%3Fp_p_id%3D101_INSTANCE_9iKCxBYgiO6S%26p_p_lifecycle%3D0%26p_p_state%3Dnormal%26p_p_mode%3Dview%26p_p_col_id%3Dcolumn-1%26p_p_col_count%3D2 ---
As Europe moves inexorably towards midnight on the 29th of March 2019 – when the UK will effectively leave the European Union - each sector of industry in Europe is anxiously trying to evaluate and anticipate the consequences. The audiovisual industries in Europe – film, television and VOD – are no exception. Given the major role played by the UK in European film production and its significance as a country of establishment for the largest concentration of television channels in Europe, Brexit is clearly cause for considerable concern. The European Audiovisual Observatory, part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, has just published its latest legal report: Brexit: The impact on the audiovisual sector.