The Voice of Screenwriters in Europe

The Federation of Screenwriters in Europe (FSE) brings together 27 screenwriters’ organisations from 22 European countries. It represents more than 7,500 professional screenwriters.

What's new ?

More collective bargaining for freelance authors !

2021.12.10

ECSA, FERA and FSE, representing freelance authors in Europe, welcome EU draft guidelines on application of EU Competition law to collective agreements regarding working conditions of solo self-employed persons.

FERA-FSE-UNI MEI Hold Second Online Workshop “Building a Collective Bargaining Campaign”

2021.10.07

FERA, FSE and UNI MEI held the second online workshop “Building a Collective Bargaining Campaign” of the joint project “Strengthening Collective Bargaining for Audiovisual Creators” (CBW) on September 21, 2021.

Seeking Database Project Researcher

2021.09.07

UNI MEI (UNI Europa) and its project partners FERA and FSE are seeking a database project researcher to expand an existing database with modules on the Copyright Directive and collective agreements for screen directors and screenwriters in Europe.

FERA-FSE-UNI MEI Online Workshop “From Representation to Bargaining: Engaging the Members’ Base

2021.06.28

FERA, FSE and UNI MEI held the first online workshop “From Representation to Bargaining: Engaging the Members’ Base” of the joint project “Strengthening Collective Bargaining for Audiovisual Creators” (CBW) on June 8, 2021.

FSE 20th Anniversary : SCREENWRITERS UNITED!

2021.06.11

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, FSE, in partnership with the French festival Série Series, looks back on 20 years of commitment through a collection of videos featuring the views of screenwriters engaged in FSE as presidents.

Transposition of the Copyright Directive. An Authors’ Group statement

2021.06.07

The Authors’ Group deeply regrets the slow pace of implementation of the 2019 Copyright Directive and calls on all EU Member States which do not comply with the Directive to engage urgently in a faithful and prompt implementation.

Transparency for ALL businesses online via stronger KYBC rules in the EU

2021.04.20

80 organisations, including FSE, sent a letter to the EU Parliament and Council to call for transparency for ALL businesses online via stronger #KYBC (Know Your Business Customer) rules in the EU.

Culture : a powerful vector for the future of Europe

2021.03.19

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.

Primary creators of cultural works at the core of Cultural Recovery in the EU

2021.03.16

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.

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