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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, …

EFADs-CACI partnership. Third joint co-development grant.

Press Release, 27 September 2018 On September 26th, the third EFADs-CACI joint grant supporting the development of a European-Latin American co-production was awarded to “La Llorona”. The project is directed by Jayro Bustamante, whose previous and first film, “Ixcanul”, and his second film “Tremblements”, were supported by the French world fund for coproduction, Aide aux …

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 …

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 …

The European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) welcomes the EP Legal Affairs Committee’s support for territorial exclusivity and strongly encourages all Members of the European Parliament and all Member States to support its position

On 21st November 2017, the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee limited the scope of the European Commission’s “Proposal for a Regulation laying down rules on the exercise of copyright and related rights applicable to certain online transmissions of broadcasting organisations and retransmissions” to only news and current affairs programmes. Peter Dinges, President of the European …

A transparent ecosystem with fair remuneration for authors and performers

The European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) share the European Commission’s ambitions to provide a fairer online environment for the remuneration of authors and performers in its proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (Articles 14 to 16). The EFADs welcome proposals that have been put forward by the Commission, the Council, and in the European …