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FSE president Carolin Otto addresses EU leaders on freedom of expression

2020.10.01

In a letter to EU leaders, FSE president Carolin Otto expresses her deep concern about the erosion of democracy in some countries of Europe, the regular attacks on the rule of law of the European Union and the consequences for artistic freedom and freedom of the media.

Investing in Europe’s next generation by investing in culture.

2020.06.18

94 organisations from Europe’s CCS are uniting to alert EU leaders: our sector needs strong & systemic support measures to recover from this crisis.

Joint Film and Audiovisual Sector COVID-19 Statement

2020.04.08

The audiovisual sector could play a major role in the healing and recovery process after the COVID-19 worldwide crisis – but only if its basic infrastructure can be saved. 98 organizations & companies call for urgent financial support now and in the months to come.

Authors’ Organisations Joint Statement on COVID-19 Crisis

2020.03.26

As the COVID-19 pandemic ravages our societies, including the cultural and creative sectors, authors’ organizations stand in solidarity with all those affected by the virus and we support measures taken to contain it.

LUX Film Prize Award – SAA FERA FSE Press Release

2019.11.28

FERA, FSE and SAA celebrated European cinema and cultural diversity with a dinner, in partnership with the LUX Film Prize, in the EU Parliament.

Open letter to EU leaders from Europe’s cultural and creative sectors

2019.11.21

As the European Council is debating on the future of cultural and creative industries, 90 organisations from EU Cultural and Creative sectors including FSE call on EU leaders to support an ambitious budget for Culture.

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.

Private Copying Compensation Under Attack

2019.09.19

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

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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