The European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA) represents over 30,000 professional composers and songwriters in 23 European countries. With 45 member organizations across Europe, the Alliance speaks for the interests of music creators of art & classical music (contemporary), film & audiovisual music, as well as popular music.
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) is the largest organisation of journalists in Europe, representing over 320.000 journalists in 61 journalists’ organisations across 40 countries. The EFJ fights for social and professional rights of journalists working in all sectors of the media through strong trade unions. It strives to maintain or create environments in which quality, journalistic independence, pluralism, public service values and decent work in the media exist.
EWC, founded in 1977 in Germany and newly constituted in 2006 in Brussels as an international non-profit organisation, the European Writers’ Council is the federation of 50 European national organisations of professional writers and literary translators in all genres in 34 countries, writing altogether in 42 languages. EWC’s members represent 433,000 individual creators, including more than 160,000 authors in the text-sector.
The Federation of European Film Directors (FERA), founded in 1980, represents film directors at European level, with 35 directors associations as members from 29 countries. We speak for more than 20,000 European screen directors, representing their cultural, creative and economic interests at the national and European level.
The Federation of Screenwriters Europe is a network of national and regional associations, guilds and unions of writers for the screen in Europe, created in June 2001. In 2011, it comprises 25 from 19 countries, representing more than 7,000 writers in Europe.