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EFADs Vision Paper 2019

Creating a Strong, Sustainable and Dynamic European Film Industry and Culture in 2030 Updated version of February 2019   EFADs’ OPTIMISTIC VISION FOR EUROPEAN FILM IN 2030 By 2030, European film will be globally competitive and flourishing culturally and connecting with wide and varied audiences across Europe and the globe, on every conceivable platform. Film …

Julie-Jeanne Régnault appointed as EFADs General Secretary

The European Film Agency Directors Association (EFADs) is pleased to announce that Julie-Jeanne Régnault has been appointed as its new General Secretary with effect from 11 March 2019. Julie-Jeanne previously lead the European Affairs Department at the CNC (Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée), working on the revision of the Audiovisual Media Services …

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 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 …