Reunited in Tokyo, and within the frame of their Executive Council annual meeting, W&DW promotes the rights of Authors, Directors and Screenwriters through the constitution of a new Asia – Pacific Alliance, adding on to the already created and successful ADAL for Latin America, and APASER for Africa.
The Society was formed and created to protect the rights and remuneration of directors, scriptwriters and filmmakers, national and foreign, as audiovisual authors
Within the frame of the Executive Committee meeting, W&DW will meet with DGJ – Directors Guild of Japan with the support of the Japanese Society of Authors, Composers and Editors ´Rights – JASRAC – and FESAAL – Federation of Latin American Audiovisual Authors Societies.
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
With a historic attendance from Authors, authorities of collective management societies, Federations and Alliances from around the world, the Writers and Directors Worldwide (W&DW) Annual Congress took place in the city of Moscow, Russian Federation.
On March 26th, the European Parliament adopted the Copyright Directive in the digital single market. Undoubtedly, a historic victory for the Creators and European culture.
W&DW congratulates MOSFILM Studios in the year of its 95th anniversary, delivering a plaque to honor its General Director, Russian-Armenian renowned film director and screenwriter, Karén Shajnazárov.
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.
From March 25th to 27th, The Annual W&DW Congress will be held in the city of Moscow, Russian Federation. This International Counsel of Dramatic, Literary and Audiovisual Works is carried out with the objective of strengthening the concept of authors’ rights within the region.