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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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.

MEDIA must support audiovisual creators

2019.09.25

Audiovisual authors’ organisations urge the European Institutions to stand in favor of creators by supporting European networks of audiovisual creators within the future Creative Europe Programme.

A New Website for FSE

2019.09.23

The brand new website of the Federation of Screenwriters in Europe (FSE) is online! New design, new features, new content…

Private Copying Compensation Under Attack

2019.09.19

European Creators’ statement on private copying compensation under attack from Apple, Huawei, Samsung.

Collective Bargaining for Creators Workshop #3

2019.06.13

A workshop for European Directors and screenwriters’ guilds on Negotiating the Implementation of the Directive on Copyright in the Digital single Market: Transposition in National Law and Collective Bargaining Opportunities.

Watch WCOS 04 Berlin

2019.04.05

Watch the videos of the Fourth World Conference of Screenwriters in Berlin in October 2018. Panel discussions, interviews and workshops as if you were there!

Final Results of Survey on EU Audiovisual Authors’ Remuneration

2019.03.22

FERA, FSE and SAA disclose the final results of the first ever EU-wide study on audiovisual authors’ working life and remuneration. Most of them are struggling to make ends meet and to maintain sustainable careers.

FSE member guilds support the Writers Guild of America (WGA) dispute with talent agencies

2019.04.26

FSE member guilds join IAWG in support of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) dispute with talent agencies.

EU Council formally adopted the Copyright Directive

2019.04.15

The Authors Group (ECSA, EWC, FERA, FSE) welcomes the final adoption of the Copyright Directive and call on EU Member States to seize this historical opportunity to improve the livelihoods of all authors.

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