DBCA – Brazilian Film and Audiovisual Directors calls upon over 300 audiovisual authors and/or their heirs, in their territory, to collect the rights for the retransmission of their works in countries like Argentina or Spain.
The first week of September, DAC – Directors Argentina – received DGK – Directors Guild of Korea – representatives in its offices : Hyun-jin PARK – Author, Vice President and DGK Board Member, Chanik LIM – Author , Director and Hae-ryung HA – Senior Manager, who especially traveled to Argentina in order to do a timely training in the management of a CMO
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.
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.
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