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Samuel Young appointed as EFADs’ new Secretary General

The European Film Agency Directors Association (EFADs) is pleased to announce that Samuel Young has been appointed as the new Secretary General. Samuel joins the EFADs from the International Federation of Film Distributors Associations, where he held the position of Policy Adviser for over three years. Previously he also worked with the television, publishing and advertising …

EFADs plenary meeting in San Sebastian 2015

The EFADs held their third plenary meeting in San Sebastian on 21 September 2015 during the San Sebastian International Film Festival (SSIFF). The Public Consultation on the AVMSD, the Copyright and the Film education have been discussed, among others. The EFADs launched a WG on film education which will be chaired by the UK/BFI. The …

A new EU study on Films in schools

A new EU study recommends to include the film literacy in school curricula, and to promote the establishment of general rules for licensing schemes, contributing to a wider use of films and other audiovisual content in European Schools. Read More on ec.europa.eu

EFADs Plenary Meeting in Cannes 2015

The EFADs held their plenary meeting in Cannes on 17 May 2015 during the Festival de Cannes. The Digital Single Market and the reform of the European rules on copyright have been discussed, among others. The EFADs adopted a Position paper on the creation of a Digital Single Market for the audiovisual industry in Europe. …

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Date Press Releases Download 24 May 2019 The North Macedonia Film Agency joins the EFADs 16 April 2019 The EFADs welcome the launch of Lumiere VOD 09 April 2019 The Film Center Serbia joins the EFADs 29 March 2019 The European Film Agencies welcome the adoption of the “Cab Sat Directive” 26 March 2019 The …

Resolution on the Potential Reforms to European Union copyright rules

The Association of the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) adopted in March 2015 a Resolution on the potential reforms to European Union copyright rules. This first paper will be followed by an in depth assessment of the Commission proposals and concrete suggestions for actions. More details: ● Download our Resolution on Potential Reforms to European …