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.

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Freelance audiovisual authors: a workshop on Competition law and collective agreements

2022.02.10

FERA-FSE-UNI MEI Hold Third Online Workshop “Competition law and collective agreements on freelance audiovisual authors’ working conditions”

DSA – Plenary holds cards to building a safer internet

2022.01.20

With the upcoming plenary vote, the European Parliament can still turn the DSA into an opportunity for the EU to play a global role in making the internet a safer space for everyone.

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.

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