On 19 September the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) met at the San Sebastian Film Festival. As the EFADs board approached the end of its current mandate, the EFADs reelected the president, vice president, and board of directors to oversee the strategic objectives of the association.
The new EFAD Board members
EFAD members met at their virtual General Assembly on 21 September and elected a new Board of the Association for the next 3 years.
The following 11 members were elected unanimously:
EFAD would like to express its solidarity with the Slovenian Film Centre that has been facing administrative difficulties over the past months, preventing it from providing its support to Slovenian film productions.
Projects that have already been accepted
On 15 December 2018, in the framework of the European Film Awards in Seville the members of the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) Board elected the new President and Vice-President of the association with a 2 year mandate:
The EFADs are holding their next meeting on 10 February 2015 in Berlin, during the Film Festival Berlinale. It will be the first meeting since the EFADs became an Association on 9 December 2014. On the agenda, amongst others, how to address the main challenges for the European audiovisual content industries in the
The EFADs held their plenary meeting in Cannes on 17 May 2015 during the Festival de Cannes. The Digital Single Market and the reform of the European rules on copyright have been discussed, among others. The EFADs adopted a Position paper on the creation of a Digital Single Market for the audiovisual industry in
On Sunday 15th May, the EFADs held its annual plenary meeting in Cannes during the Cannes Film Festival.
On Wednesday 6th July, the EFADs held a plenary meeting in Karlovy Vary during the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. The addition of a fourth plenary meeting this year had been judged necessary and was decided during the previous one in Cannes in May.
The EFADs held their third plenary meeting in San Sebastian on 21 September 2015 during the San Sebastian International Film Festival (SSIFF). The Public Consultation on the AVMSD, the Copyright and the Film education have been discussed, among others. The EFADs launched a WG on film education which will be
On 10th October, Magdalena Sroka stepped down as Director of the Polish Film Institute (PISF). The European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) would like to stress her important contribution to Polish and European film and cultural diversity as Director of PISF.
The European Film Agency Directors Association (EFADs) is pleased to announce that Julie-Jeanne Régnault has been appointed as its new General Secretary with effect from 11 March 2019.
On October 8, the Board members of the European Film Agency Directors association unanimously re-elected Luis Chaby Vaz as EFAD President and Edith Sepp as Vice-President of the association with a 3 year mandate.
Luis Chaby Vaz,
EFADs elected its new Board in September 2018 in San Sebastian.
The association of European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) would like to praise Hrvoje Hribar’s contribution to Croatian and European film, and to the EFADs, following his decision to step down as Director of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) on 6 February in light of recent
Active since 2001, the European Film Agency Directors Association has now a formal status after the signature of the new statutes of a Brussels-based Association under Belgian law in December 2014.
The Film Centre of Montenegro has joined the EFAD, the European association of national Film Agencies, as of January 2020. The Film Centre of Montenegro joins as an associate member, a status open to any film agency located in a country member