South Korea, as other countries, emerges today after the devastating pass of COVID-19. Previously, it became more known to the world having been multi awarded for its audiovisual production Parasite and its Director, Bong Joon-ho; today, its hope lies primarily in the internal market.
FESAIA is the Federation of Audiovisual Authors and Performers Associations, it is created with the joining of the 3 most important CMOs of Argentina.
ARGENTORES – General Association of Argentine Authors – DAC – Argentine Film Directors – and SAGAI – Argentine Management Association for Performing Actors – as founding members – create this federation and strengthen the union with the aim of fostering improvement, outreach and the protection of audiovisual authors, artists and performers.
European CMOs are taking measures to face the emergency that COVID-19 poses for their territories. The SAA – Society of Audiovisual Authors requested that the European Union establish emergency plans; the SGAE, AIE and AGEDI, from Spain, will stop charging their monthly fees to hotels; and W&DW will postpone the date of their Annual Congress.
APASER – Pan African Alliance of Scriptwriters and Directors launched, within the frame of the 50th Anniversary of FESPACO – Uagadugú Pan African Cinema and Television Festival , an app for mobile phones, which will contain a general vision of Audiovisual Directors and Scriptwriters ‘situation in Africa, with the purpose of establishing a strategy of development and improvement of their situation.
FESAIA – Federation of Audiovisual Authors and Performers Associations, issued a statement to condemn the abusive and indecent clauses that comprise the basis of the First Creators Competition, organized by VIS – Viacom International Studios.
Audiovisual Creators from around Asia-Pacific, gathered last October 8, in the city of Busan, South Korea, in the framework of the Busan International Film Festival, for the official launch of the Alliance of Asia-Pacific Audiovisual Writers and Directors (AAPA).
The Federation of Societies of Latin American Audiovisual Authors– FESAAL, held their Annual Congress on October 2nd and 3rd at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in the city of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, gathering the Authors representing the member societies, together with their technicians, in two working days, where the main focus of the meeting was the defence of authors ´rights in the region.