Film production




Euro-SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS)

FILM PRODUCTION - produced films and cost of the films
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

'Education and Culture Statistics' Department

Contact name

Elena Tsankova                  

Contact person function

State Expert

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+ 359 2 9857 511

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified22 May 2020
Metadata last posted22 May 2020
Metadata last update22 May 2020
Statistical presentation
Data description

Subject of observation is the activity of Bulgarian film producers, which covers produced and fully accounted films for the year intended for exhibition in cinemas as well as for television broadcasting. Films produced exclusively for internet are excluded.

Classification system

Not applicable.

Sector coverage

The number of films produced includes nationally-financed films and co-productions with financial participation of national producers completed and fully accounted for the reference year. The survey excludes production of foreign films of which nationally-registered producers do not have any ownership.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Full-length film is a film with a running time of 70 minutes or longer.

Short and medium-length film is a film with a running time of less than 70 minutes.

Statistical unit

Units of observation are the National Film Center and all companies/ legal entities with film production activity (incl. TV operators of nationwide coverage, Bulgarian film producers).

Statistical population

The target population is Bulgarian film producers.

Reference area

Whole country.

Time coverage

2003; 2006 - 2019

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Number, BGN

Reference period

Year.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Law on Statistics;

· Film Industry Act.

Data sharing

There are exchange agreements with:

· Eurostat (Audiovisual statistics questionnaire completed on the basis of a gentlemen's agreement);

· Ministry of Culture.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality - policy

· Law on Statistics;

· Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics (recital 24 and Article 20(4)) of 11 March 2009 (OJ L 87, p. 164), stipulates the need to establish common principles and guidelines ensuring the confidentiality of data used for the production of European statistics and the access to those confidential data with due account for technical developments and the requirements of users in a democratic society.

Confidentiality - data treatment

In compliance to the Law on Statistics (Articles 25 and 26).

Release policy
Release calendar

In accordance to the dates defined in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Release calendar access

The calendar is available on the NSI website: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/480

User access

In accordance to the Rules for Dissemination of Statistical Products and Services.

Frequency of dissemination

Annual.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Regular press release on the NSI's website.

Publications

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· 'Bulgaria' (brochure).

On-line database

Data on film production are available to all users on the NSI website under the heading Culture - Film production: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/4615 and on the Information System Infostat.

Micro-data access

In accordance to the Rules on Provision of the Anonymised Individual Data for Scientific and Research purposes.

Other

Information request in accordance to the Rules for Dissemination of Statistical Products and Services.

Documentation on methodology

Survey Methodology: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Culture_4_Methodology_en.pdf

Quality documentation

Not applicable.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Main users of statistical information on film production are:

· Ministry of Culture;

· Users (including the media) interested in film production in the Republic of Bulgaria.

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

High degree of completeness is ensured according to the methodology.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Not applicable.

Sampling error

Not applicable (census).

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

· Data collection: February - March;

· Data processing: April;

· Dissemination of national results: May.

Punctuality

In accordance with the dates defined in the Release Calendar.

Coherence and comparability

Comparability - geographical

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

Data are comparable.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

The average time for filling in the statistical report by the respondents is about 20 minutes.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

In accordance to the dates defined in the Release Calendar.

Data revision - practice

In accordance to the dates defined in the Release Calendar.

Statistical processing
Source data

· National Film Center;

· TV operators of nationwide coverage;

· Bulgarian film producers.

Frequency of data collection

Yearly

Data collection

Exhaustive survey via electronic questionnaire 'Report on film production'.

Data validation
Data verification and logical control of the micro data and aggregated data is done by the NSI headquarter.
Data compilation

Not applicable.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Comment
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.1: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.1.xml
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.0: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml


ESS Standard for Quality Reports Structure (ESQRS)

FILM PRODUCTION - produced films and cost of the films
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

'Education and Culture Statistics' Department

Contact name

Elena Tsankova                  

Contact person function

State Expert

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+ 359 2 9857 511

Contact fax number
Statistical presentation
Data description

Subject of observation is the activity of Bulgarian film producers, which covers produced and fully accounted films for the year intended for exhibition in cinemas as well as for television broadcasting. Films produced exclusively for internet are excluded.

Classification system

Not applicable.

Sector coverage

The number of films produced includes nationally-financed films and co-productions with financial participation of national producers completed and fully accounted for the reference year. The survey excludes production of foreign films of which nationally-registered producers do not have any ownership.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Full-length film is a film with a running time of 70 minutes or longer.

Short and medium-length film is a film with a running time of less than 70 minutes.

Statistical unit

Units of observation are the National Film Center and all companies/ legal entities with film production activity (incl. TV operators of nationwide coverage, Bulgarian film producers).

Statistical population

The target population is Bulgarian film producers.

Reference area

Whole country.

Time coverage

2003; 2006 - 2019

Base period

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

· National Film Center;

· TV operators of nationwide coverage;

· Bulgarian film producers.

Frequency of data collection

Yearly

Data collection

Exhaustive survey via electronic questionnaire 'Report on film production'.

Data validation
Data verification and logical control of the micro data and aggregated data is done by the NSI headquarter.
Data compilation

Not applicable.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Main users of statistical information on film production are:

· Ministry of Culture;

· Users (including the media) interested in film production in the Republic of Bulgaria.

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

High degree of completeness is ensured according to the methodology.

Data completeness - rate

Not applicable (census).

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Not applicable.

Sampling error

Not applicable (census).

Sampling errors - indicators
Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Coverage error
Over-coverage - rate
Common units - proportion
Measurement error
Non response error
Unit non-response - rate
Item non-response - rate
Processing error
Imputation - rate
Model assumption error
Seasonal adjustment
Data revision - policy

In accordance to the dates defined in the Release Calendar.

Data revision - practice

In accordance to the dates defined in the Release Calendar.

Data revision - average size
Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

· Data collection: February - March;

· Data processing: April;

· Dissemination of national results: May.

Time lag - first results
Time lag - final results
Punctuality

In accordance with the dates defined in the Release Calendar.

Punctuality - delivery and publication
Coherence and comparability

Comparability - geographical

Not applicable.

Asymmetry for mirror flows statistics - coefficient
Comparability - over time

Data are comparable.

Length of comparable time series
Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - sub annual and annual statistics

Not applicable.

Coherence - National Accounts
Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Regular press release on the NSI's website.

Publications

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· 'Bulgaria' (brochure).

On-line database

Data on film production are available to all users on the NSI website under the heading Culture - Film production: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/4615 and on the Information System Infostat.

Data tables - consultations

Not available.

Micro-data access

In accordance to the Rules on Provision of the Anonymised Individual Data for Scientific and Research purposes.

Other

Information request in accordance to the Rules for Dissemination of Statistical Products and Services.

Metadata - consultations

Not available.

Documentation on methodology

Survey Methodology: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Culture_4_Methodology_en.pdf

Metadata completeness – rate

100%.

Quality documentation

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

The average time for filling in the statistical report by the respondents is about 20 minutes.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality - policy

· Law on Statistics;

· Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics (recital 24 and Article 20(4)) of 11 March 2009 (OJ L 87, p. 164), stipulates the need to establish common principles and guidelines ensuring the confidentiality of data used for the production of European statistics and the access to those confidential data with due account for technical developments and the requirements of users in a democratic society.

Confidentiality – data treatment

In compliance to the Law on Statistics (Articles 25 and 26).

Comment
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.1: ESQRS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.1.xml
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.0: ESQRS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml

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