October 13, 2017 15:01

“I will not leave you without giving my sensorial thanks and appreciation of the wonderful job you have done with the study and organizing this event. And special thanks to interpreters and high professional and extraordinary panelists, who gave us wonderful insight of real life here. So we do home, feeling very enriched and overwhelmed by gained information about Russian Pay TV market”.

“On-demand: a new opportunity for film?” – the conference on the legal VoD market in Russia took place in Moscow on Tuesday 10th of October, being organized by European Audiovisual Observatory and J’son & Partners Consulting hold.


The conference was opened by long-standing Russian representative within the Observatory’s Executive Council, Vladimir Grigoriev, Deputy Head of the Russian Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communication. Observatory’s Experts, Gilles Fontaine and Maja Cappello, provided some economic and legal scene setting of the VoD market.


The Observatory’s’ brand new report, The Russian legal on-demand video services market, was presented by Dmitriy Kolesov, Head of TV and Content Department of J’son & Partners Consulting.


A panel discussion led by Dmitriy Kolesov will engage our speakers and audience in a debate on the new opportunities which VoD distribution offers to films and programmes. Among panelists were Dmitriy Karmanov from CTC Media, Viktor Chekanov, CEO of Megogo.net and Dmitry Pashutin, Head of Media service Analytics at Yandex.