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Young film audiences: preferences and practices
sennheisercinemaconnect Following on from the European Screens Conference, MeCETES has invited speakers to write a blog about their conference paper. Here, Aleit Veenstra examines the impact of digitisation on young people’s viewing preferences and practices in Flanders. In discussing contemporary media audiences, it is common to emphasise the growing options and possibilities for access and content. Particularly capable of navigating the maze of contemporary media possibilities are those in their late teens. Having ...
From movies to games: how film policy is changing
crazymonkey Following on from the European Screens Conference, MeCETES has invited speakers to write a blog about their conference paper. Here, Gertjan Willems charts how film policy in Flanders is expanding into new areas like video games and app design. While the expansion of film industry activities film to other media has a long history, media convergence has intensified this trend in recent years.
Crime drama in Flanders: programming trends
Filip Peeters as police inspector Paul Gerardi in Salamander. Are European TV schedules dominated by US shows? Elise Favere examines the situation in Flanders, focusing on the example of crime series. The US dominance of the global trade in television programmes has long raised concerns in Europe about the ‘Americanisation’ of TV schedules. At the same time, drawing on theories of ‘cultural proximity’, many academics note that European audiences still tend to prefer local and national television programmes to American ...
MeCETES team participate in TV from Small Nations seminar
Hinterland1Main MeCETES team members Eva Novrup Redvall (University of Copenhagen) and Tim Raats (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) participated in a research seminar hosted by the University of South Wales in Cardiff on November 16, 2015. The ‘Television from Small Nations’ network is a multidisciplinary international research network that addresses specific challenges and opportunities facing broadcasters and producers in small markets.
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