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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.

FERA/FSE/SAA PRESS RELEASE Copyright Directive

2018.09.12

The Federation of European Film Directors (FERA), the Federation of Screenwriters in Europe (FSE) and the Society of Audiovisual Authors (SAA) welcome the vote on the Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market by the European Parliament’s plenary

European Authors’ statement in support of the Copyright Directive

2018.09.10

More than 130 organisations of authors – writers, journalists, screenwriters, filmmakers, composers and songwriters – urge members of the European Parliament to support the successful adoption of the proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market.

It’s time to act! Sign the petition

2018.03.30

Sign the Petition launched in March 2018 by FERA, FSE and SAA to support European screenwriters and directors in their call for a modernised EU copyright framework that includes all creators.

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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