The digital future of creative Europe: The impact of digitization and the Internet on the creative industries in Europe

Digitization has had a particularly profound impact upon the creative sector, which includes the industries of book publishing, print publishing, film and television, music, and gaming. The distribution of content on-line is changing the revenue sources and the very nature of all of these industries in ways that Strategy& continues to measure in this study of the creative sector in Europe, a follow-up to a study that appeared in 2013. The objective of this report is to provide an updated comprehensive view of the impact digitization has had on the creative sector as a whole, with analyses of its effect on consumers, creators, distributors, and publishers.