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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.

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.

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.

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