An initiative of the EU MEDIA Programme with the support of the Italian Government
Since 1992 MEDIA Salles has been promoting the European cinema and its circulation at theatrical level
Call for Papers
MEDIA SALLES - European Cinema Yearbook


Professionals, academics and students of the cinema industry are invited to submit to MEDIA Salles papers on a theme concerning the cinema industry in Europe, based on the figures contained in the 2010 edition of the European Cinema Yearbook.

MEDIA Salles' "European Cinema Yearbook" is the most complete statistical report on the cinematographic exhibition in Europe which it has monitored from 1989 to 2009.
The present edition gives an immediate and clear view of the overall state of the cinema industry in 34 countries in Western, Central and Eastern Europe and on the Mediterranean Rim, providing data such as numbers of screens, admissions, box office receipts, density of the various kinds of cinema complexes and screens, average admission charges, market shares of domestic, U.S. and other products.
It also presents a detailed analysis of the multiplexes operating in Europe providing country-by-country information on the number of sites, screens and seats and on the exhibitors, as well as an overview on digital screens worldwide.

Papers will be examined by a committee consisting of the members of MEDIA Salles' "Training and Research Work Group" and of professionals and academics in the field of cinema exhibition (each paper received will be examined by two members of this committee).

The papers chosen will be published on the Internet, in the "Cinema Research Library" section of MEDIA Salles’ web pages (, with the author’s name, as well as a short presentation of his/her academic or professional work.

Papers format: 
- up to 2,000 words
- plus an abstract of 100 words

- English or
- French (with abstract in English too) or
- Italian (with abstract in English too)

- 30 June 2011

Papers are to be sent:
to MEDIA Salles’offices 
- by fax (+39 02 6690410 ) or 
- by E-mail (
(specifying “Call for papers” as the subject)

Please, don’t forget to specify: 
- name of presenter plus affiliation
- postal address
- E-mail address

For further information contact:
Elisabetta Brunella, Secretary General
MEDIA Salles
c/o Agis Lombarda
Piazza Luigi di Savoia, 24
I-20124 Milano
Tel. +39 02 6739781
Direct line +39 02 67397823
Fax +39 02 6690410