The Voice of Screenwriters in Europe

The Federation of Screenwriters in Europe (FSE) brings together 26 screenwriters’ organisations from 21 European countries. It represents more than 7,000 professional screenwriters.

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Investing in our culture is investing in our future.

2020.05.11

More than 80 signatories from the Europe’s cultural and creative sectors call for ambitious EU budgetary measures to get through the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 FSE newsletters

2020.04.17

Regular review of various initiatives taken to tackle Covid-19 crisis in the audiovisual and cultural sectors, based on news from FSE member guilds, film funds, authors’ organisations in Europe and worldwide, newspapers, etc.

Joint Film and Audiovisual Sector COVID-19 Statement

2020.04.08

The audiovisual sector could play a major role in the healing and recovery process after the COVID-19 worldwide crisis – but only if its basic infrastructure can be saved. 98 organizations & companies call for urgent financial support now and in the months to come.

Fighting the global COVID-19 crisis in the film and TV production sector

2020.04.02

FSE signed joint call for urgent action to sustain TV and film industry in face of Covid-19. With Animation in Europe, CEPI, EUROCINEMA, FIA, FIAPF, FERA and UNI MEI.

Authors’ Organisations Joint Statement on COVID-19 Crisis

2020.03.26

As the COVID-19 pandemic ravages our societies, including the cultural and creative sectors, authors’ organizations stand in solidarity with all those affected by the virus and we support measures taken to contain it.

Being a screenwriter: a real job, not a hobby!

2019.11.29

FSE member guild representing screenwriters in Italy, WGI-Writers Guild Italia, denounces the deterioration of contractual conditions in a press release published on 25 November.

LUX Film Prize Award – SAA FERA FSE Press Release

2019.11.28

FERA, FSE and SAA celebrated European cinema and cultural diversity with a dinner, in partnership with the LUX Film Prize, in the EU Parliament.

Open letter to EU leaders from Europe’s cultural and creative sectors

2019.11.21

As the European Council is debating on the future of cultural and creative industries, 90 organisations from EU Cultural and Creative sectors including FSE call on EU leaders to support an ambitious budget for Culture.

Transparency Triangle

2019.10.18

A short video to explain why the so-called “Transparency Triangle” of the Copyright Directive opens up opportunities for collective action for audiovisual creators.

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