UNIC policy update 01/10/2018


    Copyright Directive

    13/09: Parliament approves controversial EU copyright reform – The Parliament Magazine

    MEPs have approved controversial EU copyright reform, which includes a proposal for a publishers’ neighbouring right.

    12/09: Parliament adopts its position on digital copyright rules – European Parliament

    Parliament adopted its revised negotiating position on copyright rules on Wednesday, adding safeguards to protect small firms and freedom of expression.

    12/09: UNIC welcomes the European Parliament vote on the Copyright Directive – UNIC

    Following the plenary vote in the European Parliament on the Directive for Copyright in the Digital Single Market on 12 September, UNIC would like to welcome the outcome and thank the Parliament for supporting Europe's cultural and creative sectors.

    Film Festivals

    17/09: Full theatrical release vital for audiences says UNIC – UNIC

    UNIC added its own voice to those seeking to ensure that films selected for competition at leading film festivals receive a full theatrical release.

    11/09: Venice Festival winner invisible to cinemas audience worldwide – CICAE

     The International Confederation of Art Cinemas has recently called for a ban on movies produced or distributed by Netflix that were part of the official competition of the Venice International Film Festival. The award night of the prestigious festival proved that the cry out was well founded.

    Creative Europe Media

    20/09: Joint statement supporting the Creative Europe MEDIA Programme – UNIC Website

    Alongside organisations working across the European audiovisual sector and in light of ongoing discussions surrounding the future of the Creative Europe MEDIA Programme and the next Multi-annual Financial Framework 2021/2027, UNIC would like to re-iterate its utmost support for Creative Europe MEDIA and its proportionate share of the overall Creative Europe budget.


    14/09: New General Delegate appointed at CICAE - CICAE

    The International Confederation of Art House Cinemas (CICAE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Boglárka Nagy as the new General Delegate of the association. 


    4 October: European Creative Industries Summit (ECIS) 2018 - Vienna8-9 October: Challenging (the) Content – Content made in Europe in the digital economy - Vienna8-11 October: NATO Fall Summit10 October: CICI Lunch - European Parliament, Brussels 15 & 16 October: UNIC Cinema Days - Brussels