The International Council of Creators of Dramatic, Literary and Audiovisual Works will once again reunite in the city of Seoul, next July 1st to the 3rd, Republic of Korea, to celebrate its W&DW – Writers and Directors Worldwide Annual Congress and continue strengthening author’s rights in the entire world.
Last August 30th., in Argentina, a decree was signed in which a maximum fee for TV airings is established for all societies of artists and interpreters, while in Brazil, put an end to the collection of author’s rights in hotel rooms.
The most important television networks in Colombia, Caracol Televisión and Canal RCN, recognize and sign a payment agreement for the Colombian author’s rights for Audiovisual Directors and Screenwriters, through DASC – Directors Colombia and REDES – Screenwriters Colombia CMOs
The Federation of Societies of Latin American Audiovisual Authors– FESAAL, held their Annual Congress on October 2nd and 3rd at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in the city of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, gathering the Authors representing the member societies, together with their technicians, in two working days, where the main focus of the meeting was the defence of authors ´rights in the region.
Audiovisual Creators from around Asia-Pacific, gathered last October 8, in the city of Busan, South Korea, in the framework of the Busan International Film Festival, for the official launch of the Alliance of Asia-Pacific Audiovisual Writers and Directors (AAPA).
The Croatian Directors CMO, DHFR, launches an important national and international campaign, against the censorship that the Croatian National Television HRT imposes on their country. Support Croatian Authors resisting the Censorship!
After the signature of a memorandum of cooperation, collaboration and understanding, the DGK– Directors Guild of Korea – joins the Federation of Societies of Latin American Audiovisual Authors as an adjoin association.
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.
The members of playwrights, literary and audiovisual societies from the entire world, which form the council of creators of W&DW, will gather in the headquarters of the Italian Management Society SIAE.
The first week of September, DAC – Directors Argentina – received DGK – Directors Guild of Korea – representatives in its offices : Hyun-jin PARK – Author, Vice President and DGK Board Member, Chanik LIM – Author , Director and Hae-ryung HA – Senior Manager, who especially traveled to Argentina in order to do a timely training in the management of a CMO