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.
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.
On March 26th, the European Parliament adopted the Copyright Directive in the digital single market. Undoubtedly, a historic victory for the Creators and European culture.
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 principle of an appropriate and proportionate remuneration for authors and performers will be laid down for the first time in European copyright law.
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.
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has given a glimpse of the lobbying angle that parent company Google will use in the months to come to fight against the European Union’s proposed Copyright Directive. In a blogpost, the executive urged “creators” who are us.
In the framework of the meeting with the Executive Committee of W&DW, its member authors, have been invited to meet the nearly century-old MOSFILM Studios.
(Español) El polémico texto, aprobado con 438 votos a favor y 226 en contra, da un paso más para convertirse en directiva.