Speaks Out

December 13, 2023
IFTA & Hundreds of International Organizations Vote for Culture in the European Parliament INI Report on the EU Geo-blocking Regulation
February 10, 2023
Audiovisual Sector Contribution to European Commission Call for evidence on combatting online piracy of live content
May 27, 2022
IFTA Calls for Adoption of Standard Technical Measure (STM) that Independents & Creators Can Access as Copyright Protection Tools
January 31, 2022
IFTA Recommends that USTR Maintains China on the "Special 301" Priority Watch List in 2022 and is Monitored Under Section 306 of the Trade Act.
September 15, 2021
IFTA's Concerns Documented in IIPA's New China WTO Compliance Filing
May 26, 2021
IFTA Part of Joint Position on the Proposed EU Digital Services Act
Feb 19, 2021
IFTA Joins Film, TV, Sports Groups in Letter to Senate Leadership Urging Action on Pandemic Insurance
Feb 18, 2021
IFTA, DGA, DPE, IATSE, MPA, SAG-AFTRA Ask Biden to Support Entertainment Industry Recovery in Policy Agenda
January 26, 2021
IFTA Joins Multi-Industry Statement on Cross-Border Data Transfers and Data Localization Disciplines in WTO Negotiations on E-Commerce
December 14, 2020
IFTA Joins MPA, RIAA, AAP and ISA in IIPA Report on Core Copyright Economy
December 10, 2020
IFTA President & CEO Jean Prewitt on the Nomination of Katherine Tai for U.S. Trade Representative
November 30, 2020
Film & Audio/Visual Stakeholders Welcome EC Review of Unjustified Geo-Blocking; Call for European Cooperation to Increase Circulation of Content
November 20, 2020
IFTA Again Joins IIPA Notorious Markets Filing; Identifies Platforms where Independent Films were Subject to Massive Online Piracy
November 18, 2020
IFTA Joins Film, TV, Sports Groups in Letter to Congressional Leaders Requesting Support for Pandemic Insurance
September 17, 2020
IIPA Comments On China's WTO Compliance
August 13, 2020
FilmExport UK & IFTA Submit Beyond COVID-19 White Paper to BFI in Support of UK International Sales Sector
July 1, 2020
IFTA + 11 News, Sports, & Entertainment Organizations Call on Congressional Leaders' Support for Necessary Pandemic Risk Insurance
June 29, 2020
IFTA, MPA, SAG-AFTRA, DGA and IATSE Urge Congress to Take Proactive Measures to Spur Recovery for Our Industry
May 28, 2020
IFTA Says Current PPP Does Not Work for Film Production; Urges U.S. Treasury To Allow Small Business Flexible & Effective Spending Schedule
May 15, 2020
IFTA Urges U.S Treasury to Amend Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for the Independent Sector to Participate Meaningfully
May 5, 2020
IFTA + 115 European Film and TV Industry Leaders Unite for COVID-19 Urgent Call for Action
April 29, 2020
USTR Releases Annual Report Based on IIPA/IFTA Recommendations of Markets Engaging in Substantial Copyright Piracy
April 16, 2020
IFTA Notes Revisions to Main Street Lending Program that Independents Need
March 20, 2020
IFTA Cites Completion of Modernization of the Copyright Office Top Priority for Next Register of Copyrights
February 6, 2020
IFTA Urges the U.S. Government to Designate China for Priority Watch List
August 20, 2019
IFTA & Industry Coalition Provide DoD Counterfeit and Pirated Goods Trafficking Intel
August 20, 2019
IFTA Joins Industry Groups in Alerting White House to Counterfeiting and Piracy Realities
July 29, 2019
IFTA Joins CreativeFuture, MPAA, and SAG-AFTRA in Letter to Department of Commerce Regarding Online Piracy
June 5, 2019
IFTA Pushes for Extension of Previous Incentives of Section 181 to be Made Permanent
April 7, 2019
Joint Comments to FTC - Data Privacy Should Protect Consumers While Facilitating Innovation and Competition
February 19, 2019
EU Producers, Broadcasters, and Distributors/Publishers of Film and Audiovisual Content Regret Harmful Deal on EU Copyright Directive
February 7, 2019
IFTA Joins Letter Calls EU Legislators to Reconsider Proposed Copyright in the DSM Directive
January 15, 2019
Creative Sector Call for a Suspension on Negotiations on Article 13