November 21, 2019

Ahead of the European Council discussions on the future EU budget, 90 organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors including the International Federation of Film Distributors’ Associations (FIAD) called on the President of the European Council and...

November 4, 2019

The International Federation of Film Distributors’ Associations (FIAD) launches its manifesto today at the screening of the movie “And Then We Danced” at the BOZAR in Brussels.

FIAD has embraced the changing audiovisual market and is committed to fostering a strong film...

October 3, 2019

FIAD is delighted to continue the partnership with FOCUS, The Meeting Place for International Production as an international affiliate.
Following a highly successful 2018 event, FOCUS, The Meeting Place for International Production, will return to the Business Design...

October 1, 2019

FIAD is glad to welcome Claudia Russo as its new policy advisor.

She is originally from Italy and she holds a BA degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the University of Trieste and a Master’s degree in European Public Affairs from Maastricht University. A...

October 1, 2019

The International Federation of Film Distributors Associations (FIAD) is pleased to announce that Alina Popescu has been appointed as the new Secretary General. Alina has been working as a Policy Advisor for FIAD since 2016. She has extensive experience in digital poli...

September 25, 2019

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO) published today a joint report (3rd edition) assessing the contribution of industries that make intensive use of the different types of intellectual property rights (IPR) to th...

September 10, 2019

President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented today her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. 

What we can notice immediately is that Commissioner Goulard (France) will be one of the key actors for the creative and cultural sectors. As designated...

May 17, 2019

Following the publication of the SatCab Directive in the Official Journal, FIAD joined forces with a wide variety of stakeholders of the Cultural and Creative sector to stress the importance of territorial exclusivity for the creation, financing, production and distrib...

March 26, 2019

Today the European Parliament formally approved the Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market aiming to modernise the copyright framework.

FIAD welcomes the efforts made by the European Institutions to introduce more responsibility for online content sharing plat...

November 13, 2018

Dear Member of the European Parliament,

We are writing as a group of 80 organisations from across the cultural and creative sectors ahead of the plenary vote on the next EU MFF 2021-2027 on 14th November.

We welcome the recent BUDG vote on MFF proposing to incr...

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