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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 …

The EFADs welcome the launch of Lumiere VOD

The EFADs welcome the launch by the European Audiovisual Observatory of LUMIERE VOD, a new database on the availability of European films on video on-demand. The EFADs have been one of the first supporters of the project initiated by Commissioner Mariya Gabriel back in 2018, complementary to the already useful Lumiere database on admissions of …

The Film Center Serbia joins the EFADs

The Film Center Serbia has become the 33rd member of the European association of Film Agencies, the EFADs, as of January 2019. Film Center Serbia joins the EFADs as an associate member, a status open to any film agency located in a country member of the Council of Europe. It allows it to take part …

EFADs New President and Vice President elected in Seville

    On 15 December 2018, in the framework of the European Film Awards in Seville the members of the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) Board elected the new President and Vice-President of the association with a 2 year mandate: President: Luis Chaby Vaz, President of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Cinema …

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 …

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 …