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.
With the birth of FESAAL – Latin American Audiovisual Authors´ Federation – authors´ right is strengthened throughout the region.
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.
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.
On October 27, it was held by Mario Mitrotti — with a long career as Director and Producer of Films, Television and Theater; President of ADAL (Alliance of Latin American Audiovisual Directors) and President of DASC (Colombian Society of Audiovisual Directors) — a lecture entitled “Protect your works with copyright” in the city of Panama, with a large participation of local audiovisual authors.
After a long struggle to obtain a fair remuneration, the Brazilian audiovisual creators are one step closer to achieving.
After a long struggle for the recognition of their rights, the Brazilian authors met with the Minister of Culture Sérgio Sá Leitão who communicated the early authorization of the management societies DBCA GEDAR and INTERARTIS to start collecting the rights in the territory of Brazil and around the world.
The death of renowned Brazilian author Nelson Pereira dos Santos, brings shock and great sadness for the loss of the true father of Brazilian modern cinema.
DASC – Directors Colombia – has been legally authorized in its legal status. The Colombian Directors now have a legal authorization as a CMO, ready for collecting and distributing author’s rights.
After the long fight concluded with the sanction of the Pepe Sanchez’s Law – which installs remuneration rights for Directors and Screenwriters in the entire Colombian territory.