11 Feb 2016


FERA delegation in Berlin


FERA Chairman, CEO and German representatives will be in Berlin from Friday February 12 to Monday February 15.

We will be present at the next European Film Forum’s event “Go Digital: how to put European works in the spotlight on Monday Feb 15.

Don’t hesitate to reach our office at office@filmdirectors.eu to get in touch !


Launch conference of the EWA’s New Pan-European Study on gender equality for film directors


The EWA Network will launch its new study on the presence of women directors in the European film industry at a conference to be held during the 2016 Berlinale.  “Where are the Women Directors in European Film“, organised in collaboration with FERA, Directors UK, WFTV UK, Pro Quote Regie, WFTV DE and the FFA, will look at the facts, highlight best practice and make a series of policy recommendations for future action.

FERA CEO Pauline Durand-Vialle will speak on the introductory panel “What changes are needed at pan-European level to sustain women directors in today’s industry?”, along with Isabel Castro, Deputy Director of Eurimages Film Fund and Francine Raveney, Director of the EWA Network.

FERA member Directors UK’s vice chair Beryl Richards will take part of the main panel “What are the findings and recommendations for women directors in two national industries: Germany and the UK?” with, among others, Holly Aylett, Head of Research and UK national research supervisor, EWA Network and Prof. Elizabeth Prommer, of the University of Rostock.

The conference will be moderated by Kate Kinninmont, CEO of WFTV UK.


Saturday 13 February 2016, from 11am to 1pm at HomeBase (Köthener Strasse, 44, Berlin – near Potsdamer Platz)

Pre-reservation required – places limited : follow this link