Federation of Screenwriters in Europe (FSE)

FSE brings together 26 screenwriters’ organisations from 21 European countries. It represents more than 7,500 professional screenwriters.



  • Regular newsletters informing its members about national and European measures to support the audiovisual sector and freelancers.
  • Co-signed statements issued by the audiovisual, CCIs and cultural sectors:
    • Authors’ Organisations Joint Statement on COVID-19 Crisis
    • Fighting the global COVID-19 crisis in the film and TV production sector joint statement
    • Joint Film and Audiovisual Sector COVID-19 Statement
    • EU cultural and creative sectors call for ambitious EU budgetary measures to get through the COVID-19 crisis joint statement.
  • A survey to the members to get an overview of the impact of the economic crisis on professional screenwriters in Europe,
  • A campaign to defend the place of Culture in Europe, in particular with a letter addressed to EU Culture ministers by FSE President Carolin Otto.
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