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EFADs open call for General Secretary

European Film Agency Directors aisbl General Secretary- Job description 1. EFADs GENERAL DESCRIPTION European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) is an association representing the directors of 31 European Film Agencies (28 Members States of the EU+ Norway, Iceland and Switzerland). All agencies are bodies (public, governmental or charity) with the responsibility to devise and/or carry out …

EFADs advocate for a stronger MEDIA Programme

A stronger MEDIA programme for better promoting European audiovisual diversity and competitiveness 1. MEDIA: a European success story to be continued! The MEDIA sub-programme has demonstrated its high EU added-value in strengthening the European audiovisual sector, supporting the creation and circulation of European works. The MEDIA programme is a brand and a label for quality, …

AVMSD: EFADs welcome an ambitious and positive step forward for the diversity of European cultures

On 26 April 2018, the European Parliament, Council and Commission have reached a preliminary political agreement on the main elements of the Audiovisual Services Media Directive (AVMSD). The European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) welcome this ambitious and future-proof agreement that will greatly benefit the promotion of European works in all Member States. We also warmly …

EFADs-CAACI partnership: another step towards stronger cooperation

Press Release, 26 September 2016 At the 64th San Sebastian Film Festival, the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) and the Conference of Ibero-American Cinematographic Authorities (CAACI) deepened their structured partnership with a series of events and exchanges as well as the award of the first EFADs-CAACI Co-Production Grant to the Los Días Según Ellos project. …

EFADs General Assembly meets in San Sebastian and re-elects Peter Dinges as president

On 19 September the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) met at the San Sebastian Film Festival. As the EFADs board approached the end of its current mandate, the EFADs reelected the president, vice president, and board of directors to oversee the strategic objectives of the association. Peter Dinges, president of the EFADs, highlighted: “We have made …

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 …

EFADs Plenary Meeting in Cannes 2016

On Sunday 15th May, the EFADs held its annual plenary meeting in Cannes during the Cannes Film Festival. The EFADs position paper on portability was adopted, and the European Union’s competition case regarding Sky UK and the EFADs submission on the IPR enforcement consultation were discussed. Members also agreed that the EFADs should set up a Think …

EFADs is looking for a General Secretary

The General Secretary of the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) will be responsible for the coordination of the EFAD’s meetings and developing and implementing the political strategy of the association. He/she will play an important role in initiating and contributing to policy through knowledge in the audiovisual sector. The main role of the General Secretary …