Decree law Nr. 373 «Of the Independent Audiovisual and Cinematographic Creator» was approved by the Council of State this past March 25th 2019, and as from June 26th it will be registered in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Cuba.
The Society was formed and created to protect the rights and remuneration of directors, scriptwriters and filmmakers, national and foreign, as audiovisual authors
Training sessions took place, with the presence of all member management societies of FESAAL. Latin America keeps moving forward for the defence of Authors´rights for their Audiovisual Authors, on their territory and all over the world.
In the framework of the W&DW Annual Congress, celebrated in the city of Moscow, FESAAL signed a collaboration and cooperation Memorandum of Understanding with W&DW y APASER
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.
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.