FIAD is glad to announce that Robert Heslop has joined as the new policy advisor. Robert is from the UK where he gained an Upper Second Class Honours Degree in European Studies and German from King's College London. In 2017, he moved to Brussels and undertook a traineeship at the European Commission in the Cabinet of Commissioner Navracsics. After the traineeship, he moved to DG EAC as a briefings officer where he wrote speeches for Commissioner Navracsics and the Commission'
European film distributors, represented by Europa Distribution and FIAD - the International Federation of Film Distributors’ Associations, need urgent support during the Covid-19 crisis to avoid a long-term catastrophe, not just for the film industry and employment as a whole but for the EU’s commitment to cultural diversity. Distributors represent the critical link between production and audiences and the closure of cinemas has forced the cancellation and postponement of fil
The International Federation of Film Distributors' Associations together with the whole Film and AV sector in calls for extraordinary measures to face the crisis stemmed from the COVID-19 outbreak. Find our statement below or in the official document, including a full list of signatories, here. The film and audiovisual sector in Europe calls for urgent action by EU and Member State decision-makers to safeguard the future of the sector in the wake of the COVID- 19 outbreak, fo