• Enough is enough! FIA Declaration on sexual harassment

    “We seek nothing less than a major cultural shift. We will develop a long-term strategy towards a zero-tolerance and harassment-free work environment.”

  • Fair Internet for Performers 

    “European campaign for the fair treatment of performers in the digital age: calling on EU legislators to introduce a guarantee for an equitable remuneration" 

  • FIA 21st Congress, Acting for Diversity

    "We are proud of the work that we do, as we endeavor to enhance terms and conditions for performers around the world, with employment opportunities solely based on their talent”

  • Empowering performer unions in Africa

    “Supporting one-to-one capacity building partnerships between FIA members drawn together by commonalities and a strong commitment to international solidarity”

  • A word from Ferne Downey, FIA President

    "Global solidarity must be the bedrock upon which FIA continues to be built. We will campaign to secure the right to freedom of expression for all performers in all countries."

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The International Federation of Actors (FIA) is a global federation of performers’ trade unions, guilds and professional associations. Founded in 1952, it represents several hundreds of thousands of performers with some 90 member organisations in more than 60 countries around the world.

FIA’s main purpose is to voice the professional interests of actors (in film, television, radio, digital media, theatre and live performance), broadcast professionals, dancers, singers, variety and circus artists and others. 

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