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.
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.
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.
With the birth of FESAAL – Latin American Audiovisual Authors´ Federation – authors´ right is strengthened throughout the region.
The Annual Congress of Latin American Audiovisual Authors was held on December 12th, 13th and 14th in the city of Havana, Cuba, within the frame of the renowned International Festival of New Cinema of Havana, in its 40th edition.
The 13th edition of the Internet Governance Forum, held in Paris between 12th and 14th November 2018, organized by UNESCO, counted at its opening ceremony with the participation of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, who defended the value and importance of creativity, as well as the need for their protection on the internet.
A large number of Societies of Authors Worldwide, met again to celebrate once again, the W&DW annual Congress held in the city of Algiers, Algeria on April 16th and 17th
Last April, a new meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Committee was held in the city of Antigua, Guatemala.
W&DW ExCo was able to discuss and plan about next steps and objectives for this 2018 as has announced a support program for new authors’ societies.
On the 15th and 16th of this month, the annual W&DW congress took place in the amazing city of Venice, without a doubt it was an unprecedented summit of creators.