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The FIAPF (Fédération Internationale des Associations de Producteurs de Films; English: International Federation of Film Producers Associations) based in Paris, created in 1933, is an organization composed with 36 member associations from 30 of the leading audiovisual production countries. FIAPF is also in charge of regulating international film festivals, including some of the world's most important ones.



FIAPF helps producers formulate policies and coordinate political action in these key areas:

  • Copyright and related intellectual property rights' legislation
  • Enforcement of IPR legislation and anti-piracy action
  • Deployment of digital technologies and their impact on the audiovisual value chain
  • Technology standardization process
  • Media regulation
  • Private and public sector film financing mechanisms
  • Trade-related issues
  • Members

  • Asociación General de Productores Cinematográficos (Argentina)
  • Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales (Argentina)
  • Screen Producers Association of Australia (Australia)
  • Fachverband der Audiovisions und Filmindustrie (Austria)
  • Vlaamse Onafhankelijke Film & Televisie Producenten v.z.w. (V.O.F.T.P.) (Belgium)
  • Canadian Film and Television Production Association (Canada)
  • China Film Producers' Association (China)
  • Croatian Producers Association (HRUP) (Croatia)
  • Audiovisual Producers' Association Czech Republic)
  • Danish Film and TV Producers (Denmark)
  • Egyptian Chamber of Cinema Industry (Egypt)
  • Estonian National Producers Union (ERPÃ) (Estonia)
  • Suomen Elokuvatuottajien Keskusliitto Finland)
  • German Producers Alliance – Film & Television (Germany)
  • Verband Deutscher Filmproduzenten (Germany)
  • Magyar Audiovizualis Producerek Szovetsege - MAPSZ (Hungary)
  • Association of Icelandic Films Producers (Iceland)
  • Film Federation of India (India)
  • National Film Development Corporation of India (India))
  • The Iranian Alliance of Motion Picture Guilds - Khaneh Cinema (Iran)
  • Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan (Japan)
  • Film Producers Association of Latvia (Latvia)
  • Netherlands Association of Feature Film Producers (Netherlands)
  • Association of Nollywood Core Producers - ANCOP (Nigeria)
  • Norske Film and TV Produsenters Forening (Norway)
  • Film Producers Guild of Russia (Russia)
  • Slovak Audiovisual Producers Association (SAPA) (Slovakia)
  • Federación de Asociaciones de Productores Audiovisuales de España (Spain)
  • Swedish Filmproducers' Associations (Sweden)
  • Association Suisse des Producteurs de Films (Switzerland)
  • Film Yapimcilari Meslek Birligi - Fiyab (Turkey)
  • Sinema Eseri Yapimcilari Meslek Birligi - Se-Yap (Turkey)
  • Tesiyap Televizyon ve Sinema Film Yapimcilari Meslek Birligi (Turkey)
  • The Association of Ukrainian Producers (Ukraine)
  • Independent Film and Television Alliance (United States)
  • Motion Picture Association (United States)
  • Accredited film festivals

    As of 2015, the FIAPF provided accreditation to 47 film festivals worldwide. The FIAPF categorizes the film festivals as Competitive, Competitive Specialised, Non-Competitive and Documentary/Short Film.

    Competitive film festivals

    The following film festivals have been given competitive status by the FIAPF.

  • Berlin (Germany) / Berlin International Film Festival
  • Cairo (Egypt) / Cairo International Film Festival
  • Cannes (France) / Cannes Film Festival
  • Goa (India) / International Film Festival of India
  • Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic) / Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
  • Locarno (Switzerland) / Locarno International Film Festival
  • Mar del Plata (Argentina) / Mar del Plata Film Festival
  • Montreal (Canada) / Montreal World Film Festival
  • Moscow (Russia) / Moscow International Film Festival
  • San Sebastián (Spain) / San Sebastián International Film Festival
  • Shanghai (China) / Shanghai International Film Festival
  • Tallinn (Estonia) / Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
  • Tokyo (Japan) / Tokyo International Film Festival
  • Venice (Italy) / Venice Film Festival
  • Warsaw (Poland) / Warsaw International Film Festival
  • Competitive specialised film festivals

    The following film festivals have been given specialised competitive status by the FIAPF.

  • Antalya (Turkey) / International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (Asian, central Asian and European films)
  • Almaty (Kazakhstan) / Eurasia International Film Festival (Asian, central Asian and European films)
  • Brussels (Belgium) / Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (fantasy and science fiction films)
  • Busan (South Korea) / Busan International Film Festival (formerly Pusan International Film Festival) (first feature Asian films)
  • Cartagena (Colombia) / Cartagena Film Festival (iberic and Latin-American films)
  • Courmayeur Italy) / Courmayeur Noir Film Festival (crime films)
  • Gijón (Spain) / Gijón International Film Festival (impact of music on films)
  • Istanbul (Turkey) / Istanbul International Film Festival (art-oriented films: literature, theatre, music, dance, and fine arts)
  • Jeonju (South Korea) / Jeonju International Film Festival (first feature films)
  • Kerala (India) / International Film Festival of Kerala (Asian, African and Latin American films)
  • Kitzbühel (Austria) / Kitzbühel Film Festival (Young director's films)
  • Kolkata (India) / Kolkata Film Festival (Women director's film)
  • Kyiv (Ukraine) / Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival (first feature films)
  • Minsk (Belarus) / Minsk International Film Festival (films produced in Baltic and Central-Asian countries, Central and Eastern Europe and Russia)
  • Mumbai (India) / Mumbai film festival (first feature films)
  • Namur (Belgium) / Festival international du film francophone de Namur (francophone films)
  • Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) / Sarajevo Film Festival (central and south-eastern European films)
  • Sitges (Spain) / Sitges International Fantasy Film Festival (fantasy and horror films)
  • Sofia (Bulgaria) / Sofia International Film Festival (first and second feature films)
  • Stockholm (Sweden) / Stockholm International Film Festival (avant-garde)
  • Sydney (Australia) / Sydney Film Festival (avant-garde directing)
  • Torino (Italy)/ Torino Film Festival (first feature films)
  • Transilvania/Cluj (Romania) / Transilvania International Film Festival (first and second feature films)
  • Valencia (Spain) / Cine Jove Valencia International Film Festival (first feature films)
  • Non-competitive film festivals

    The following film festivals have been given non-competitive status by the FIAPF.

  • Toronto (Canada) / Toronto International Film Festival
  • Vienna (Austria) / Vienna International Film Festival (Viennale)
  • Documentary and short film festivals

    The following film festivals are for documentary and short films.

  • Bilbao (Spain) / Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films
  • Kraków (Poland) / Kraków Film Festival
  • Oberhausen (Germany) / International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
  • St. Petersburg (Russia) / Message to Man International Film Festival
  • Tampere (Finland) / Tampere Film Festival
  • References

    FIAPF Wikipedia