The Association of Polish Filmmakers is the largest professional organization for filmmakers, representatives of various film-related professions and employees of the Polish film and television industry. The main aim of the Association is to integrate of the entire profession and safeguard its rights. The list of its priorities includes: providing assistance and protection of the filmmaking profession; managing collectively all issues concerning copyright laws and supporting film culture in Poland. In March 2008 the Association of Polish Filmmakers, together with the Polish Film Institute, the Ministry of Culture and Polish Television, launched the Andrzej Munk Studio to produce feature films for cinema release and short films through programmes for young filmmakers. The Association is a partner and co-organizer of many Polish film events and festivals. Members of the Board are also part of the Advisory Council of the Polish Film Institute. The Association of Polish Filmmakers is member of the largest audiovisual organizations, including FERA, AIDDA, AGICOA, CISAC, FIPRESCI and CIFEI. The current chairman of the Association of Polish Filmmakers is Jacek Bromski. Acting as part of the Association of Polish Filmmakers, the Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers works on behalf of its members, protecting their legal rights as an organization of collective rights management.