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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 …

EFADs-CAACI statement and 2nd Co-Development Grant highlight the importance of strengthening Euro-Latino collaboration

Press Release, 28th September 2017 San Sebastian, Spain At 65th San Sebastian Film Festival, the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) and the Conference of Ibero-American Cinematographic Authorities (CAACI) took a step forward on its way towards a more structured cooperation. They published a common statement on the promotion and preservation of film diversity and territoriality, …