European guidelines at the time established a two-year deadline so each nation could implement this regulation according to its national legislation, but some countries such as France have already complied and are charging streaming services such as Google, YouTube and Netflix.
Authors in New Zealand gathered yesterday with the authorities of their country, with the purpose of initiating a reform to the author’s ´rights law, which seeks to obtain recognition of audiovisual Works of the creators in that country.
DBCA (Brazilian Film and Audiovisual Directors) announces to companies who broadcast Brazilian audiovisual content (terrestrial television, via subscription and streaming services), that author’s rights shall be payable very time an audiovisual work is broadcast publicly on any platform, under the current Author’s Rights Act.
Audiovisual authors representing collective management organisations who are members of the Executive Committee of W&DW – Writers And Directors WorldWide, are continuing their work remotely in order to determine and quantify the damages the pandemic has caused for directors, writers and playwrights worldwide.
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.
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.