Gathering around 500 directors, with 1,750 registered works, which represents the most consistent artistic and cultural GDP in Brazil, DBCA (Directors Brazil), a pioneer society in the defense of Authors’ Rights in the country, and the recent 53° Brazilian Film Festival in Brasilia (held between December 15th and 20th), historical moral and political trench of our cinema, reinforced in this edition, now closed, their mutual and live solidarity through the exchange of experiences on Collective Management Organizations (CMOs).
The creation of the Audiovisual Authors International Confederation, which has been announced all over the world and approved by the general assembly of the Latin American Audiovisual Authors Societies Federation (FESAAL), continues to come closer to becoming a reality.
Latin American audiovisual societies will be the founders of the first International Confederation of Audiovisual Authors. Watch the testimonies of the Screenwriters and Directors in the video attached here.
Represented by Silvana Jarmoluk Stroganova, General Coordinator for the Europe/Asia Region of FESAAL (Federation of Latin American Audiovisual Authors)
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.
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.