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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, …

European film agency directors call on the Europe Commission, Parliament and Council to promote and preserve cultural diversity and territoriality

Press Release, 22 May 2017 The European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) have published a declaration outlining their concerns about the actions being taken at the European Union level which will undermine cultural diversity, contractual freedom, and territorial exclusivity. The declaration was adopted at our plenary meeting at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival …

Statement: The inclusion of audiovisual services in the Geo-blocking Regulation would mean European audiences have fewer new European works to enjoy

Ahead of the Legal Affairs (JURI) committee vote on 23 March and the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) committee vote in April on the proposal for a Regulation on addressing geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination, the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) would like to raise concerns with amendments proposed by Members of the …

EFADs avant-premier of Noces in Brussels

On 1 December, the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) and the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) organised an avant-premier of the movie Noces at the BOZAR in Brussels. Noces is a co-production between Belgium, Pakistan, Luxembourg and France and was selected to be screened at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. It was supported by …