Audiovisual authors representing collective management organisations who are members of the Executive Committee of W&DW – Writers And Directors WorldWide, are continuing their work remotely in order to determine and quantify the damages the pandemic has caused for directors, writers and playwrights worldwide.
European guidelines at the time established a two-year deadline so each nation could implement this regulation according to its national legislation, but some countries such as France have already complied and are charging streaming services such as Google, YouTube and Netflix.
DBCA (Brazilian Film and Audiovisual Directors) announces to companies who broadcast Brazilian audiovisual content (terrestrial television, via subscription and streaming services), that author’s rights shall be payable very time an audiovisual work is broadcast publicly on any platform, under the current Author’s Rights Act.
Authors in New Zealand gathered yesterday with the authorities of their country, with the purpose of initiating a reform to the author’s ´rights law, which seeks to obtain recognition of audiovisual Works of the creators in that country.
FESAIA – Federation of Audiovisual Authors and Performers Associations, issued a statement to condemn the abusive and indecent clauses that comprise the basis of the First Creators Competition, organized by VIS – Viacom International Studios.
FESAIA is the Federation of Audiovisual Authors and Performers Associations, it is created with the joining of the 3 most important CMOs of Argentina.
ARGENTORES – General Association of Argentine Authors – DAC – Argentine Film Directors – and SAGAI – Argentine Management Association for Performing Actors – as founding members – create this federation and strengthen the union with the aim of fostering improvement, outreach and the protection of audiovisual authors, artists and performers.
European CMOs are taking measures to face the emergency that COVID-19 poses for their territories. The SAA – Society of Audiovisual Authors requested that the European Union establish emergency plans; the SGAE, AIE and AGEDI, from Spain, will stop charging their monthly fees to hotels; and W&DW will postpone the date of their Annual Congress.
South Korea, as other countries, emerges today after the devastating pass of COVID-19. Previously, it became more known to the world having been multi awarded for its audiovisual production Parasite and its Director, Bong Joon-ho; today, its hope lies primarily in the internal market.
A worldwide danger which affects the economy of countries, COVID-19 is today a threat for the entire world, but….How does it affect audiovisual creators of the world.
APASER – Pan African Alliance of Scriptwriters and Directors launched, within the frame of the 50th Anniversary of FESPACO – Uagadugú Pan African Cinema and Television Festival , an app for mobile phones, which will contain a general vision of Audiovisual Directors and Scriptwriters ‘situation in Africa, with the purpose of establishing a strategy of development and improvement of their situation.