The 19th annual Conference of COPEAM (Permanent Conference of the Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators), which took place at the Palais des Congrès of Marrakesh upon invitation of the Moroccan public broadcaster (SNRT) and in media-partnership with Babel TV on the theme “Changes in the Euro-Mediterranean societies: the Media on the move”, was officially opened by the Minister of Communication and spokesperson of the Moroccan government, Mustapha EL KHALFI.
At the Conference, the Capacity Development Support Unit of the Euromed Audiovisual III programme presented results for its data collection project on the film and audiovisual markets of the South Mediterranean.
Dr. Sahar Ali, in charge of the project, gave participants an update on the methodology and progress in gathering figures for Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, the Palestine, and Tunisia, with a particular focus on results for the audiovisual and film markets in Egypt.
This data collection initiative, brings together Euromed Audiovisual III with the European Audiovisual Observatory (Council of Europe, Strasbourg), who conduct similar research in Europe.
To view the presentation of Sahar Ali, please click here.
During the three working sessions of the annual Conference of COPEAM, a panel of experts from the media and the audiovisual sectors deepened the topic with a special focus on the sport rights issue, which is nowadays one of the most important challenges for the public broadcaster services, in both the North and the South of the Mediterranean basin.