The newly-created Pan-African Alliance of Screenwriters and Directors (APASER) joined the Writers & Directors Worldwide congress in Venice on 15th November, announcing its first president, the Madagascan film director, Laza (pictured above).
Writers & Directors Worldwide, the council dedicated to fighting for audiovisual authors’ rights, has elected Argentinean film director and screenwriter, Horacio Maldonado, as its new president.
Several Directors UK figures, including our Chair Steve Smith and CEO Andrew Chowns, have signed an open letter calling on Picturehouse cinemas to resolve their pay dispute regarding the London Living Wage.
Delegates Issue “The Algiers Declaration” as a Roadmap for the Protection and Promotion of African Creators.
Yesterday, around the country, Australia’s screen industry united to launch the Make it Australian campaign.
On Author’s Day, the ARGENTORES Board of Directors presented a special mention to the renowned Chilean Director and Screenwriter Silvio Caiozzi.
Based on the information gathered from among all the Directors and Titleholders represented (over 1,125 to date), which basically involves all cinematographic works, DAC was able to determine the true and alarming state of preservation of the Argentine audiovisual heritage. These works must be saved, both those that were originally recorded using 35 or 16 mm negative film, as well as those recorded digitally that are stored provisionally in the most varied, unstable and insecure formats and media.
On the 23 June, Writers & Directors Worldwide president, Yves Nilly, met with acclaimed author, director and actor, Harry Shearer to discuss their shared experiences of audiovisual rights campaigning
ADAL‘s annual meeting was held within the framework of CISAC’s General Assembly.
The Senate of the Republic of Colombia has today formally approved a vital change in the country’s legislation that will for the first time allow local audiovisual creators to receive an equitable share in the success of their work