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 Europe.
The EFADs have also exchanged with Ms P. Berès, MEP, President of the Intergroup on cultural and creative industries at the EP and with Senator C. Dodd, President of MPAA.
Mr P. Dinges, President of the EFADs and CEO of FFA/Germany took part and represented the EFADs at different European events, organized in the framework of the Festival: conference, organized by the French MCC on copyright on 17 May and conference, organized by the EC on the circulation of works in Europe and worldwide on 18 May.
The EFADs have also supported the launching of a working group uniting European professional associations (Europa Distribution, Europa International, EuroVod, European Producers Club) aimed at presenting concrete solutions for better access, distribution and circulation of films in Europe.
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