Writers & Directors Worldwide, the council dedicated to fighting for audiovisual authors’ rights, has elected Argentinean film director and screenwriter, Horacio Maldonado, as its new president.
Several Directors UK figures, including our Chair Steve Smith and CEO Andrew Chowns, have signed an open letter calling on Picturehouse cinemas to resolve their pay dispute regarding the London Living Wage.
Delegates Issue “The Algiers Declaration” as a Roadmap for the Protection and Promotion of African Creators.
On the 23 June, Writers & Directors Worldwide president, Yves Nilly, met with acclaimed author, director and actor, Harry Shearer to discuss their shared experiences of audiovisual rights campaigning
The Senate of the Republic of Colombia has today formally approved a vital change in the country’s legislation that will for the first time allow local audiovisual creators to receive an equitable share in the success of their work
After a long struggle, his well-deserved Ricardo Larraín Law – which protects the rights of Chilean scriptwriters and directors – sanctioned in 2016 by the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, the official publication of ATN rates just last September 22, ATN has made contact with TV channels, cable operators, movie theaters, etc. to start negotiations on the payment of author’s rights.
Writers and Directors Worldwide today officially launched a campaign which aims to bring about a simple change in the law for screenwriters and directors to ensure fair pay and restore equality.