Common Positions Archive

European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) letter on the “SatCab” Proposal

Recommendations for the Trilogues Brussels, 12 April 2018 Dear Madam, Dear Sir, As the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of the European Union have adopted their positions and are now engaged in inter-institutional negotiations on the so-called “SatCab” draft regulation, the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) would like to thank both the EP and …

The case for a fair, ambitious and future proof level playing field regarding the promotion of European Works in the Audiovisual Media Services Directive

Why Member States should be free to apply financial contributions to linear services targeting their territory Busting the myths 26 January 2018   As the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission are intensifying their discussions on the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD), the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs), would like to stress their …

European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) position on the European Commission Proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market

Film education, audiovisual heritage, and a fair, diverse and transparent online marketplace in the 21st century 22nd January 2018   EFADs’ Copyright Directive Position The European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) share the European Commission’s ambitions outlined in its proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. The promotion of film education, cultural …

EFADs’ open letter to Members of the European Parliament (MEPs)

The European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) strongly encourages all MEPs to support the EP Legal Affairs Committee’s mandate on the European Commission’s “SatCab” Proposal.   Dear Member of the European Parliament, On behalf of the European Film Agency Directors association (EFADs) we are writing to you to express our strong and unequivocal support for the Legal Affairs Committee’s …

European film agency directors call on the Europe Commission, Parliament and Council to promote and preserve cultural diversity and territoriality

Press Release, 22 May 2017 The European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) have published a declaration outlining their concerns about the actions being taken at the European Union level which will undermine cultural diversity, contractual freedom, and territorial exclusivity. The declaration was adopted at our plenary meeting at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival …

EFADs and CAACI launch Europe-Latin America Co-Production Grant at the San Sebastian Film Festival

The Conference of Ibero-American Cinematographic Authorities (CAACI) and the association of the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) have agreed to launch a jointly funded co-development grant at the 64th San Sebastian Film Festival this year. The aim of the EFADs-CAACI Europe-Latin America Co-Production Grant is to build a structured partnership between Europe and Latin-America in …