The Federation of Screenwriters in Europe (FSE) brings together 26 screenwriters’ organisations from 21 European countries. It represents more than 7,500 professional screenwriters.
Together with more than 110 pan-European networks, FSE has co-signed a letter coordinated by Culture Action Europe. This letter has been sent to the EU Member States and the European Commission, Parliament and Council to include Culture in the national Recovery strategies and reactivate cultural life in Europe.
The Authors’ Group shares his views with MEPs on the European Parliament’s report on the situation of artists and the cultural recovery in the EU : improve the remuneration and working conditions of authors and contribute to the recovery of the cultural and creative sectors and their creators.
Organisations from accross the film and audiovisual sector welcome the budgetary increase for Creative Europe MEDIA.
50 Film & Audiovisual stakeholders, including FSE, welcome EU Commission short-term review of the Geo-blocking Regulation.
Joint statement from several European organizations to support the Slovenian film community facing disastrous governmental pressure as public film funding is blocked.
Culture must play a fundamental role in Europe’s recovery. CCSs call for Culture to be an integral part of European and national recovery & resilience plans and budgets.
Some of the world’s biggest consumer device manufacturers are aggressively targeting the Visegrad Four countries to weaken national legislation or application of the existing legal framework on private copying. EU organisations and unions representing authors, performers, publishers and creative workers call on governments and EU decision-makers to take a firm stand against this new attempt to undermine a system that has long benefitted European creators, culture and society.
In a letter to EU leaders, FSE president Carolin Otto expresses her deep concern about the erosion of democracy in some countries of Europe, the regular attacks on the rule of law of the European Union and the consequences for artistic freedom and freedom of the media.
94 organisations from Europe’s CCS are uniting to alert EU leaders: our sector needs strong & systemic support measures to recover from this crisis.
“As screenwriters we know the essential role which culture and the arts play, and will continue to play, in each of the member states as we construct and reconstruct our identity as citizens and as Europeans.”