Presentation on theme: "Licences for Europe Introductory meeting, 4 February WG 3 - Audiovisual sector and cultural heritage institutions."— Presentation transcript:
Licences for Europe Introductory meeting, 4 February WG 3 - Audiovisual sector and cultural heritage institutions
Content 1.Governance and transparency 2.Schedule 3.Objectives for this meeting 4.Issues identified 5.Objectives
1. Governance and transparency The Commission will chair the meetings of the WG Participants' contributions should: Bring in the expertise and experience of their company or organisation; while Representing association positions where that is relevant Participants may speak in EN or FR (no interpretation) Chatham House Rules A website has been launched at: http://ec.europa.eu/licences-for-europe-dialogue The Commission will post there documents that it publishes in relation to Licences for Europe Stakeholders will be able to post comments on the topics covered by Licences for Europe, for consideration by the WG The WG should agree which of its working documents may also be disclosed
2. Schedule The WG should: Finalise work by November; and Make a mid-term report in June In function of the objectives agreed by the WG, the Commission does not exclude that: Subgroups will be established to work on specific issues or themes; and/or Open meetings with a wider group of representative businesses and organisations on specific themes
3. Objectives of this meeting Participants should state briefly their views on the issues identified, from a commercial and technological point of view. Policy positions on the current legal framework are out of scope of discussion. Contributions limited to the subject i.e. "films" On this basis, the Commission will draw conclusions summarising the orientations of the WG on: Objectives for the WG How to organise work in order to reach these objectives, including: –Subgroups (if necessary and practicable) –Approximate number and regularity of meetings:
4. Problems and issues identified Difficulty for online service providers to develop catalogues of European films, particularly those which are out of distribution: Difficulties in identifying catalogues of films; Rights often complex and time-consuming to clear. Problems for the making available of audiovisual works both by: Commercial service providers; and Film Heritage Institutions and/or other public or private entities pursuing the same or a similar public interest objective
5. Objectives The WG should identify technical and contractual approaches to dealing with the problems identified. Specifically: Identify successful collaborative solutions to improve the discoverability and the availability of audiovisual works online, particularly those which are out of distribution - on a voluntary basis – whether for commercial or non-commercial purposes.
6. Solutions What solutions and best practices should the WG pursue? What proposals can you make for taking this work forward? E.g. specific subgroups, external expertise?
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