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
Colombian Congresswoman Clara Rojas has officially received the Writers & Directors Worldwide Honour Prize, a new award that celebrates the exceptional contributions made by non-authors in the fight to promote and protect audiovisual creators rights
The Annual Writers & Directors Worldwide Congress was held in September in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It took place on the 28th, 29th and 30th of September and a large number of authors from all over the world participated in the event.
After a long struggle, his well-deserved Ricardo Larraín Law – which protects the rights of Chilean scriptwriters and directors – sanctioned in 2016 by the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, the official publication of ATN rates just last September 22, ATN has made contact with TV channels, cable operators, movie theaters, etc. to start negotiations on the payment of author’s rights.
Within the framework of the CISAC Latin America and Caribbean Committee, a Day of Dramatic, Literary and Audiovisual Societies was held. Many audiovisual directors and screenwriters from around the world attended the event.