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Content exports in 2022 broke USD 13.2 billion for the first time. In a news release on the content industry as of 2022, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on Jan. 5 said the value of such exports reached USD 13.24 billion in 2022, up 6.3% from USD 12.45 billion in the previous year.
La Presidencia española del Consejo de la Unión Europea ha logrado hoy un acuerdo provisional sobre el Reglamento Europeo de Libertad de Medios de Comunicación (European Media Freedom Act, EMFA).
The Federal Government has entered a new phase of consultation with stakeholders in regard to streaming regulation, narrowing the options down to a revenue or expenditure-based model in what Screen Producers Australia (SPA) says is a “significant step”.
Global royalty collections for creators reached a historical high point of EUR12.1 billion in 2022, growing by a record 26.7% in a full recovery from the pandemic. Collections are now 19.8% higher than their pre-pandemic level, driven by continued strong growth in digital income and a recovery in live and public performance. Digital collections, boosted by continued growth of streaming and subscription, rose to EUR4.2 billion. Digital income has doubled since the pre-COVID level of 2019 and is now, for the first time, creators’ biggest income stream, overtaking TV and radio, with 35% of total collections.
The Saudi Minister of Culture, Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan signed an agreement on Wednesday with MBC GROUP Chairman Waleed bin Ibrahim Al Ibrahim to launch and operate a television channel celebrating Saudi cultural heritage.
[A] new study from the University of Southern California's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative suggests that, despite the talk of progress, not much has actually changed onscreen. Stacy L. Smith, a professor of communications and head of the initiative, led a review of 1,600 top-grossing films from 2007 to 2022. The largest study of its kind, it examines a whopping 69,858 speaking roles across those movies to see whether Hollywood has generated a significant shift in representation in terms of gender, race and ethnicity, LGBTQ+ identity, or disabilities.