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 17th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 18 NOVEMBER 2016 – TALLINN, ESTONIA


 16th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 27 NOVEMBER 2015 – PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

  1. Introduction: New members, Closing budget 2015 Vote
  2. EI events and work: Conference: Time & place, Registration & Conditions, White paper on European sales agents, Direct distribution with exhibitors (US project)
  3. MEDIA support: Selective distribution and sales agents schemes, FSS and EFP, VoD project
  4. Eurimages: Background and case studies, Awareness & Information of grants, Distribution support system and distributors reporting grants
  5. Business: Relationships with distributors, Witholding taxes
  6. Wish list: Activities, Subjects

 15th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 10 FEBRUARY 2016 – BERLIN, GERMANY

  1. Introduction: New board New members
  2. EI Conference: FeedbacksWish list
  3. MEDIA support: Selective distribution schemeSales agent scheme
  4. EFP / FSS: Feedbacks of EI workFuture of EI work
  5. Digital single market: Feedbacks, Future of EI lobby
  6. Eye on FilmsIntervention of Loic Magneron and Victoria Fory                             

 14th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 27 NOVEMBER 2015 – PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

  1. Elections: Board statements, Elections
  2. Budget: Budget Forecast 2016 Vote
  3. Digital single market: Portability, Accessibility
  4. MEDIA support: Selective distribution scheme, Sales agent scheme
  5. International coproduction fund: Coproductions fund w/ support for distribution (ACM / CNC) Intervention of Catherine Souyri-Desrosier, Head of the export and international trade negotiations Department, CNC
  6. EFP: Current FSS and Future FSS Digital promotion costs Intervention of Susanne Davis, Project Director Film Sales Support, EFP
  7. Distributors’ relationships: State of distribution Issues and challenges Internal tool

 13th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 12 MAY 2015 – CANNES, FRANCE

  1. Introduction: New member, Next EI conference and general assembly, EI project « Set The Trend! », EI elections, Budget closing 2014 Vote
  2. Sales agents’ support: MEDIA New scheme and related results, EFP New scheme based on a slate, Relationships with distributors
  3. Lobbying: Digital single market, MEDIA sales agents’ scheme, Festival Box Office
  4. Presentations of MEDIA Coproductions funds with support for distribution: Intervention ofIwana Chronis from HBF +Europe, Jovan Marjanovic from Sarajevo City of Film Fund, Matthieu Darras from TFL Distribution Fund

 12th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 4 FEBRUARY 2015 – BERLIN, GERMANY

  1. EI conference: Feedbacks EI conference 2014, Inputs EI conference 2015n Feedback EI panel « Set The Trend! »Art House Convergence
  2. Festivals’ feedbacks: Venice, Toronto, Berlin, Cannes
  3. European support: EFP / FSS, Coproduction funds
  4. Presentations: Stream4Pro Intervention of Freja Sorensen from Level K, Tiina Look from PÖFF Talinn and Baltic Event, Mark Higham from Film Literacy Europe 
  5. Meetings in Berlin

 11th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 11 DECEMBER 2014 – MARRAKESH, MOROCCO

  1. Introduction: State of EI membership, Budget Closing for 2014 and Approval for 2015 Vote
  2. EI project « Set The Trend! »: General info and suggestions
  3. MEDIA programme: Sales agents support (current call’s feedbacks, next call’s changes), Selective distribution (current call’s feedbacks), EFP / FSS (updates, new changes)
  4. Distribution: Internal tool, P&A budget and royalties statement
  5. Lobbying: National institutions, European institutions

 10th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 13 MAY 2014 – CANNES, FRANCE

  1. Introduction: New members, Budget Closing for 2013 and Approval for 2014, Definition of sales agents Vote
  2. EI Conference 3rd edition: Place, date and framework, Inputs for panels and speakers, Future of Distribution 2.0
  3. MEDIA programme: Selective distribution and feedbacks about 1st applications, EFP Inputs about the study regarding the future of FSS, VoD Call and EI project
  4. Eurimages / CAMA: Update and feedbacks
  5. Distribution issues: Worksession with ED on P&A budget and royaltie statements, Internal tool
  6. Discussions & Interventions: Marché du Film Cannes Intervention of Jérôme Paillard (Executive Director) and Danièle Birgé (Head of Screening Dpt)

 9th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 5 FEBRUARY 2014 – BERLIN, GERMANY

  1. Presentation of the new board: New board, New regulations
  2. EI conference 2nd edition: Feedbacks and inputs
  3. Future of EI and sales agents in 2014: New schemes, EFP/FSS, VoD projects
  4. Festival relationships: Workshop in Marrakech, Festival Box Office project, Internal tool Intervention of Misa Mogorovic from Soul Food
  5. Distribution issues: Workshop with ED, EDCL/CN Films, Internal tool
  6. Partnerships and services: State of partnerships, New partner Besync, Presentation of Stream4Pro Intervention of Alexandra Burke from LevelK

 8th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 22 NOVEMBER 2013 – ATHENS, GREECE

  1. Elections for EI new board: Presentation of the candidates, Votes for the new board Vote
  2. Finance and Budget: Budget 2014 Forecast, EI projects Vote
  3. Future of MEDIA programme: New schemes, New orientations Intervention of Xavier Troussard New Head of MEDIA programme      
  4. Future of Film Sales Support: Feedback on FSS, New orientations Intervention of Susanne Davis from European Film Promotion 
  5. Miscellaneous: EDCL / CN Films, Partnership Dcinex & Muso Intervention of Alexandre Weiser & Christopher Elkins 

 7th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 14 MAY 2013 – CANNES, FRANCE

  1. Introduction: Facts and figures, Member of honor
  2. Elections of the next EI board: Next general assembly, Call for nominations
  3. EI annual conference: Budget for travels and accommodation, Proposals for EI panels, Proposals for common panel with EC
  4. Distribution: Current issues, Update on workshop about P&A and royalties
  5. Future of MEDIA programme and new schemes: Sales agents support, Selective distribution support, Film Sales Support of EFP
  6. Partnerships: Muso, Venise FIlm Festival
  7. Study on sales agents’ investments: State of data collect for 2010 and 2011, Launch of data collect for 2012
  8. Eurimages and CAMA Intervention of Roberto Olla (Eurimages) and Martjin Meerstadt (Freeway Ent)
  9. Events and Meetings in Cannes

6th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 6 FEBRUARY 2013 – BERLIN, GERMANY

  1. Introduction: Facts and figures, Membership, Next general assembly
  2. Elections of the next EI board: Next general assembly, Call for nominations
  3. EI annual conference: Feedbacks, Needs, Next EI conference Vote
  4. Budget: Approval accounting’s budget 2012 Vote
  5. MEDIA porgramme: New representatives, Creative Europe, Study about audience
  6. Distribution issues: Workshop about P&A and royalties, Exhibition issues, Reporting
  7. Services: Lawyer, Mediation, Digital Cinema Services Intervention of Andrew Hildenbrand and Alexander Fischbacher (Filmsynchro)
  8. Events and Meetings in Berlin

5th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 23 NOVEMBER 2012 – PARIS, FRANCE

  1. Introduction: Facts and figures, EI conference, Next general assembly, New opportunity for a member of honour Vote
  2. Internal subjects: Budgets, Election for president and board members, Articles of the association Vote
  3. MEDIA programme: Sales agents support, Distribution schemes, Feedback regarding the roundtable about Film Sales Support of EFP
  4. Digital issues: Workshop with ED, case studies and handling fees, Workshop on royalties, Approval on P&A budget, EDCL by CN Films
  5. Services: Lawyer, Anti-piracy Interventions of Florian Hensel (SKW) and Christopher Elkins (Muso)
  6. Partnerships: Venice Film Market, Le Public System Cinema, Cartoon Movie, Dcinex Intervention of Alexandre Weiser (Dcinex)

4th GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 15 MAY 2012 – CANNES, FRANCE 

  1. Introduction: Facts and figures, Budget, Member of honour Vote
  2. Creative Europe / Future of the MEDIA programme: Presentation of the activities European Commission, Parliament, Council of European Union
  3. MEDIA programme / Distribution support: Automatic support, Selective support, Sales agents support, Film Sales Support of EFP
  4. Studies: Data collect about sales agents’ investments, CAMA
  5. EI conference: Distribution 2.0 – TMF project,  Wish list about sales agents’ needs, Details about the conference Vote
  6. Digital issues: EDCL by CN Films
  7. MEDIA Preparatory Action (VoD, Day-and-Date): Presentation of the guidelines, Interested members / companies / sectors
  8. Partnerships: OVO CinePostproduction, EFA members, XCD lab, CidiNet
  9. Miscellaneous: Next general assembly, Locarno Film Festival Intervention of Sophie Bourdon
  10. Events in Cannes: Closed meeting and Lunch with the Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou

3rd GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 8 FEBRUARY 2012 – BERLIN, GERMANY

  1. Introduction: Report for 2011, Presentation of new members
  2. Budget: 2011 Estimated and real, 2012 estilated and financing
  3. Lobbying activities: Creative Europe and MEDIA programme, Scheme for sales agents, Study on data collect about sales agents’ investments, Next steps
  4. MEDIA Mundus project: EI conference,  presentation, date and place Vote
  5. Studies: Data collect about sales agents’ investments, CAMA
  6. EI conference: Distribution 2.0 – TMF project,  Wish list about sales agents’ needs, Details about the conference Vote
  7. Digital issues: Guideliens for good conduct, EDCL by CN Films, Green paper on digital single market
  8. MEDIA Preparatory Action (VoD, Day-and-Date); Presentation of the concept, Interested members / companies / sectors
  9. Partnerships: EAVE European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs for training, The Film Agency for marketing agency
  10. Services and current issues: Audit, Arbitration, Youtube, Others

2nd GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 26 OCTOBER 2011 – ROME, ITALY

  1. Introduction: Presentation of new members, Facts and figures
  2. Budget: 2011 estimated and real budget, 2012 estimated budget, Membership fees review Vote
  3. Board meetings: Brussels March 18th, Brussels April 29th, Cannes May 10th
  4. MEDIA sales agents scheme: Future of MEDIA programme, Future of Film Sales Support of EFP, Approval of the schemes’ proposals Vote
  5. Digital issues: Study on material delivery, Guidelines for good conduct (digital roll out and list of labs), EDCL by CN Films, Experts groups on digital
  6. MEDIA Mundus: Call for proposals 2012, Global Film Laboratory (goals, co beneficiaries, budget), Experts committee and results
  7. Current issues: Eurimages and CAMA, European case-law with Judgment Premiere League Freedom to provide services, Eye Film Instituut
  8. Services: Audit (Presentation of RSMi, European arbitration regulation)
  9. Others: Events attending, Partnership with Les Arcs European Film Festival

1st GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 10 MAY 2011 – CANNES, FRANCE

  1. Introduction: Thanks to the members, Presentation of the board, Budget and finanicng, Articles of the association and internal regulation Vote
  2. Objectives and strategy: Exchange of information and network, Collect of figures and case studies
  3. Board meetings: Brussels March 18th, Brussels April 29th, Cannes May 10th
  4. MEDIA sales agents scheme: Changes fior the current scheme, Approval of the schemes’ proposal
  5. Digital issues: Positioning and line argument, Eventual solutions, Workshop, Survey about digital delivery
  6. Lobbying activities: Public hearing March 18th, Agency meeting April 29th, Lunch April 29th