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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.

A look back at WCOS 04

2019.04.03

Highlights of WCOS 04, the Fourth World Conference of Screenwriters held in Berlin in October 2018: speeches, resolutions, videos, photos…

Audiovisual creators welcome talent-focused EP position on Creative Europe 2021-2027

2019.03.28

FERA, FSE and IMAGO welcome the adoption by the European Parliament of CULT rapporteur Silvia Costa’s report on the proposed Regulation establishing the Creative Europe programme 2021-2027.

A new EU Copyright law – a long-fought battle won

2019.03.26

FERA, FSE and SAA welcome the European Parliament’s final vote on the Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market. This is a great achievement for European authors!

Over 100 organisations representing European Authors co-sign open letter in support of Copyright Directive

2019.03.20

Authors are at the very origin of the copyright value chain for Europe’s cultural and creative industries. They urge MEPs to seize this once in a decade opportunity and support the successful adoption of the Copyright Directive.

Audiovisual Authors gathered in Ljubljana to discuss Implementation of the Copyright Directive

2019.03.08

The Copyright Directive is a concrete opportunity to empower a struggling European audiovisual authors’ community. Participants of the workshop discussed opportunities and challenges faced by AV authors in getting fair value for the exploitation of their work.

Once upon a time, the creation of FSE

2019.02.05

When scriptwriters/screenwriters’ guilds in Europe decided to create the Federation of Screenwriters in Europe (Amsterdam June 1999 – Athens, June 2001).

Manus Festet, the Danish Manifesto for Gender Equality

2019.02.01

Danske Dramatikere (the Danish Writers Guild) published a manifesto – a satirical and ironic list of 40 points – to tackle gender stereotypes and clichés in films and TV series.

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