(English) FERA is delighted to announce that Alan Parker has been elected as the new President of FERA. We are honoured to have such a respected colleague take on an active role defending culture and directors’ rights in Europe.
(English) FERA has always taken a close interest in the way its members are represented by their CMOs, often speaking up for directors when they feel badly treated. We strongly support legislation for greater transparency and accountability in collective rights management.
La version française des « Directors’ Contract Guidelines » sera bientôt disponible!
(Anglais) In the past months the debate over film release windows – media chronology as the French call it – has intensified.
But even if we’d rather do business as usual, there is no denying that the world around us has changed. The virtual is a reality.
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FERA Chief Executive Elisabeth Sjaastad says: “Producers play an essential role and are the directors’ closest partners, but the widespread practice of unfair buyout contracts has to stop. Today the European Parliament has said just that ».
(Anglais) FERA and 100Autori express their shock and indignation at the plans of Italian Entertainment Group for Cinecitta Studios. This iconic site has played a major role in world film culture, and its break up or sale could seriously undermine the future of Italian cinema.
(Anglais) FERA believes that failure by national governments to support their creative sectors is wrong, and also short sighted, as many countries are now seeing increasing public demand for films made in the national language for the local audience. Cultural diversity is not just a crucial European principle: it works.
(Anglais) FERA has made a joint submission with Euro FIA, FIAPF, IVF and UNI MEI on the draft Cinema Communication on state aid rules for films and audiovisual works.