Having functioned over the years as informal network for collaboration, coordination and exchange of ideas on issues of common interest with regard to European audiovisual policy, the European Film Agency Directors (EFAD) became on 9 December 2014 an international non-profit Association based in Brussels.

The EFAD have four working groups meeting on a regular basis, dealing respectively with:  Film Education, Gender & Inclusion, Policy and Strategy and Sustainability.  You can also find our common Position papers and press-releases.

The EFAD association brings together the Directors of Film Agencies in 35 countries in Europe (the 27 Member-States of the EU + Norway, Iceland, the Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, Switzerland and the United Kingdom). The EFAD’s Board is composed of 11 high level representatives.

EFAD members meet at three or four plenary meetings every year and at numerous working group and Think Tank meetings across Europe. The EFAD also co-organise events, workshops and screenings in partnership with Creative Europe MEDIA and various audiovisual stakeholders.

EFAD Board members
Luis Chaby Vaz, Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual, EFAD President
Edith Sepp, Estonian Film Institute, EFAD Vice-President
Bero Beyer, Netherlands Film Fund
Jeanne Brunfaut, Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel (CCA) de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles
Guy Daleiden, Film Fund Luxembourg
Peter Dinges, FFA German Federal Film Board
Chiara Fortuna, Directorate General for Cinema of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism
Oliver Henrard, Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC)
Lasse Saarinen, Finnish Film Foundation
Jana Karaivanova, Bulgarian National Film Centre
Christopher Peter Marcich, Croatian Audiovisual Centre

Webpage: https://europeanfilmagencies.eu/