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.
Delegates Issue “The Algiers Declaration” as a Roadmap for the Protection and Promotion of African Creators.
The event was hosted by members SPAutores and in the film you can hear updates from many of our committee members and international partners on the key challenges that we overcame in the past twelve months, and that we continue to face going forward.
Writers & Directors Worldwide dedicated its most recent executive committee (ExCo) meeting as an opportunity to add its support to the We’ve Had Enough campaign launched by Croatian audiovisual authors in response to political interference in film funding.
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.
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.
The International Creators Congress of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, CISAC – WRITERS & DIRECTORS WORLDWIDE was held in Beijing during the 5th and 6th of November.
In this video you will find a summary of the sessions held in Cartagena and Bogotá.