The Annual Congress of Latin American Audiovisual Authors was held on December 12th, 13th and 14th in the city of Havana, Cuba, within the frame of the renowned International Festival of New Cinema of Havana, in its 40th edition.
Brazilian AUDIOVISUAL societies have obtained their habilitation on behalf of the Government, to collect and distribute their authors´ rights.
After a long road in the defence of authors’ rights in Brazil, Audiovisual Authors of the DBCA Societies – Brazilian Directors of Cinema and Audiovisual – and GEDAR – Scriptwriters´ Rights´ Management – have obtained the permission to function as management societies in the Brazilian territory this December.
The Australian Writers’ Guild Authorship Collecting Society (AWGACS), Australian Writers’ Guild and Screenrights have settled their Federal Court dispute.
The 13th edition of the Internet Governance Forum, held in Paris between 12th and 14th November 2018, organized by UNESCO, counted at its opening ceremony with the participation of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, who defended the value and importance of creativity, as well as the need for their protection on the internet.
On December, the Annual Congress of Latin American Audiovisual Creators will be held in the city of Havana, Republic of Cuba, in a unique encounter with the Cuban Authors.