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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.

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!

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.

Fair Remuneration for Audiovisual Authors with Better Contracts

2019.01.05

FERA, FSE and UNI MEI organise a series of workshop to foster cooperation among European audiovisual authors’ guilds and unions on contracts, fair remuneration and collective bargaining.

Collective Bargaining Workshops

2018.06.24

More than 40 screenwriters and directors gathered in Brussels in May 2018 for the first of a series of three workshops on collective bargaining for authors organisations. A FERA/FSE/UNI MEI project.

First Results of European Survey on the Remuneration of Audiovisual Authors

2018.03.20

European Film and TV Screenwriters and Directors : Their Earnings and Working Life.
Preliminary results from the first ever, comprehensive, Europe-wide research aimed at mapping out the economic and social situation of European audio-visual authors.

Fair Remuneration for Screenwriters & Directors

2018.01.30

FERA, FSE and SAA have joined forces to campaign for the European legislation on copyright work in the Digital Single Market to also work for screenwriters and directors and enable them to be fairly paid wherever their works are watched online in Europe.

The European Screenwriters’ Manifesto

2006.11.30

125 writers from all over Europe gathered in Thessaloniki in November 2006 and committed to campaign for the implementation of a manifesto, which defines the role of the screenwriter in the twenty-first century.

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