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).
After the signature of a memorandum of cooperation, collaboration and understanding, the DGK– Directors Guild of Korea – joins the Federation of Societies of Latin American Audiovisual Authors as an adjoin association.
After the annual W&DW congress, held in the city of Moscow, Russian Federation, during this past month of March, which gathered Audiovisual Authors from the region and surroundings, the advances on the proposed objectives have come to light.
The first week of September, DAC – Directors Argentina – received DGK – Directors Guild of Korea – representatives in its offices : Hyun-jin PARK – Author, Vice President and DGK Board Member, Chanik LIM – Author , Director and Hae-ryung HA – Senior Manager, who especially traveled to Argentina in order to do a timely training in the management of a CMO
Within the frame of the Executive Council meeting, gathered in Tokyo, the authors member of W&DW and its alliances ADAL and APASER, visited the offices of the Directors ´Guild of Japan (DGJ)
Reunited in Tokyo, and within the frame of their Executive Council annual meeting, W&DW promotes the rights of Authors, Directors and Screenwriters through the constitution of a new Asia – Pacific Alliance, adding on to the already created and successful ADAL for Latin America, and APASER for Africa.
Within the frame of the Executive Committee meeting, W&DW will meet with DGJ – Directors Guild of Japan with the support of the Japanese Society of Authors, Composers and Editors ´Rights – JASRAC – and FESAAL – Federation of Latin American Audiovisual Authors Societies.
W&DW congratulates MOSFILM Studios in the year of its 95th anniversary, delivering a plaque to honor its General Director, Russian-Armenian renowned film director and screenwriter, Karén Shajnazárov.
In the city of Zagreb, on 21-22 February 2019, the International Conference “Women in the cinema industry” was held, organized by the Croatian Film Director’s Guild (DHFR), the management society for Directors and Scriptwriters of the country, convoking representatives and Authors of International Federations, management societies and key referring persons of the cinema industry.
The Australian Writers’ Guild Authorship Collecting Society (AWGACS), Australian Writers’ Guild and Screenrights have settled their Federal Court dispute.