May 21st, 2020

Brazilian victory: Audiovisual Directors start collecting author’s rights

DBCA (Brazilian Film and Audiovisual Directors) announces to companies who broadcast Brazilian audiovisual content (terrestrial television, via subscription and streaming services), that author’s rights shall be payable very time an audiovisual work is broadcast publicly on any platform, under the current Author’s Rights Act. Read More

May 21st, 2020

Collection of Audiovisual Author’s Rights of VOD platforms is increasing

European guidelines at the time established a two-year deadline so each nation could implement this regulation according to its national legislation, but some countries such as France have already complied and are charging streaming services such as Google, YouTube and Netflix. Read More

April 02nd, 2020

FESAIA, its Creation and a Fair Claim

FESAIA es la Federación de Sociedades de Autores Intérpretes Audiovisuales, se crea bajo la unión de las 3 sociedades de gestión colectiva de derechos más importantes de Argentina. ARGENTORES – Sociedad General de Autores de la Argentina – DAC – Directores Argentinos Cinematográficos – y SAGAI – Sociedad Argentina de Gestión de Actores Intérpretes – como miembros fundadores – crean esta federación y dan fuerza a través de la unión, con el objetivo de proponer a la mejora, divulgación y protección de los autores artistas interpretes audiovisuales. Read More

April 01st, 2020

COVID – 19 and its effect on Creators

(Español) Un peligro mundial que afecta a la economía de los países, el COVID-19 hoy es una amenaza para el mundo entero, pero.. Como esto afecta a los creadores audiovisuales del mundo. Read More

January 22nd, 2020

Uruguayan government passed new laws that establish a Right to Remuneration for Audiovisual Creators and increase the author’s rights protection period up to 70 years

On December 18, the Uruguayan Parliament passed the author’s rights law for the Audiovisual sector, enacted by the current President Tabaré Vázquez, with the support of all political parties. Read More

December 11th, 2019

Perú promotes cinematographic and audiovisual activity through an Decree

President Martin Vizcarra signed Decree Nr° 022-2019 , which has as its main objective to promote cinematographic and audiovisual activity to the ends of contributing to its integral, sustained and inclusive development, as in 2019 it presented a slowdown in its growth and development, putting its dynamics at risk, as well as the circulation and insertion of cinematographic and audiovisual works in the national market, and the competitiveness of the activity. Read More

October 15th, 2019

Annual Congress of Latin American Audiovisual Authors‘ Societies was held.

The Federation of Societies of Latin American Audiovisual Authors– FESAAL, held their Annual Congress on October 2nd and 3rd at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in the city of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, gathering the Audiovisual Authors representing the member societies, together with their technicians, in two working days, where the main focus of the meeting was the defence of authors ´rights in the region. Read More

September 11th, 2019

New attacks on Author’s Rights happening in Brazil and Argentina, the Authors alert and defend themselves

Last August 30th., in Argentina, a decree was signed in which a maximum fee for TV airings is established for all societies of artists and interpreters, while in Brazil, put an end to the collection of author’s rights in hotel rooms. Read More

September 11th, 2019

Korean Directors sign an agreement as an adherent association of FESAAL

After the signature of a memorandum of cooperation, collaboration and understanding, the DGK– Directors Guild of Korea – joins the Federation of Societies of Latin American Audiovisual Authors as an adjoin association. Read More

August 29th, 2019

DGK presente en la casa del Director Audiovisual Directores Argentinos Cinematográficos

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 Read More

August 29th, 2019

Nuevo Congreso Anual de Sociedades de Autores Audiovisuales Latinoamericanos FESAAL

The Federation of Societies of Latin American Audiovisual Authors will hold their upcoming annual congress in the city of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, on October 2nd and 3rd, which once again will gather Authors and technicians of their member Latin American CMOs. Read More

May 15th, 2019

Latinoamérica Avanza : Comité Tecnico de la FESAAL

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. Read More

December 19th, 2018

Latinoamérica: Los Autores Audiovisuales viven un histórico momento

With the birth of FESAAL – Latin American Audiovisual Authors´ Federation – authors´ right is strengthened throughout the region. Read More

May 16th, 2018

W&DW y CISAC presentan en el Festival de Cannes un nuevo estudio para impulsar los derechos de los autores audiovisuales

Las organizaciones que representan a los autores del sector audiovisual han presentado en el Festival Internacional de Cine de Cannes un nuevo estudio mundial que aboga por la introducción de reformas legales que permitan que los guionistas y directores de cine reciban una remuneración por el uso de sus obras. Read More

April 27th, 2018

Creación de nueva Alianza en Latinoamerica

Dear Colleagues of the Audiovisual medium, DAC and ADAL - Alliance of Latin American Audiovisual Directors - congratulates and salutes the creation of the Latin American Alliance of Writers and Playwrights. Read More

February 03rd, 2018


(Español) Directores Colombia - ha sido autorizada como la Sociedad de Gestión Colectiva local para recaudar y distribuir los derechos de autor en el territorio colombiano. Read More

February 02nd, 2018

Reunión del Comité Ejecutivo W&DW – Buenos Aires – Video

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. Read More

February 01st, 2018

DAC respalda una nueva petición en Apoyo del Derecho a la Remuneración de los Creadores Audiovisuales Europeos

Writers & Directors Worldwide has restated its support for the European “Fair Remuneration for Screenwriters and Directors” campaign with a call for all members and partners to sign a new online petition for equitable treatment. Read More

November 27th, 2017

Congreso Anual W&DW Venecia 2017

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. There, the election of a new W&DW President took place – DAC’s General Secretary Horacio Maldonado, as well as a new Executive Committee. Read More

June 19th, 2017

DAC en la Asamblea General CISAC – Confederación Internacional de Sociedades de Autores y Compositores

El pasado 8 de Junio se celebró la Asamblea General CISAC – Confederación Internacional de Sociedades de Autores y Compositores – donde DAC estuvo presente siendo representada por sus autoridades... Read More

May 28th, 2017

Aprobación Ley Pepe Sánchez

(Español) Los Autores Colombianos hoy celebran su mejor noticia: La Ley Pepe Sánchez, la cual defiende los derechos de Directores y Guionistas en el territorio Colombiano se ha hecho realidad. Read More

May 16th, 2017

Comité Latinoamericano y del Caribe – CISAC – Valparaiso 2017

(Español) El pasado Abril se desarrolló el Comite Latinoamericano y del Caribe - CISAC en la ciudad de Valparaíso, Chile. Fueron 3 días de exitosas jornadas con una numerosa participación de sociedades internacionales. Read More

November 22nd, 2015


(Español) Durante el 5 y 6 de noviembre sesionó en Beijing, el Congreso Internacional de Creadores de la Confederación Internacional de Sociedades de Autores y Compositores, CISAC - WRITERS & DIRECTORS WORLDWIDE. Read More

October 19th, 2015

Asamblea General CISAC – Bruselas 2015

Last June, the CISAC General Meeting took place in Brussels with a high level of attendance of business organizations from all over the world, and a specially successful one from Latin America. Read More

October 05th, 2015

Bienvenida DBCA

Great level of attendance of Directors and general audience for the launching of DBCA - Directores Brasileiros de Cinema e do Audiovisual - in the city of Brasilia and two days later in Rio de Janeiro. Its Presidente Sylvio Back (below, to the right) gave a warm welcome to the public and the international guests which were part of this important event. Read More

May 12th, 2015


In this video you will find a summary of the sessions held in Cartagena and Bogotá. Read More

May 04th, 2015

Jornadas del Derecho del Director Audiovisual en Colombia

In March, DASC – (Spanish initials for Colombian Partnership of Audiovisual Directors), together with the President of Writers & Directors Worldwide Yves Nilly, a delegation of DAC Directors (Spanish initials for Argentine Cinematographic Directors), the Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean - CISAC Attorney at law Santiago Schuster, the General Director of the Association of Author’s Rights in Colombia Attorney at law Giancarlo Marcenaro Jiménez and the renowned President of the rising DBCA – Diretores Brasileiros de Cinema e do Audiovisual Sylvio Back, were present in the Debates on Audiovisual Director’s Rights, conducted during the 55th FICCI (Spanish initials for International Festival of Cartagena de Indias). Read More

April 22nd, 2015

Reunión del Comité Latinoamericano y del Caribe – CISAC en Buenos Aires.

The CISAC’s Latin American and Caribbean Committee met in Buenos Aires on April 20, 21 and 22 and DAC hosted the Congress of Audiovisual, Dramatic and Literary Partnerships. Read More

February 15th, 2015

DASC – Directores Colombia firmó nuevo acuerdo Internacional

After signing a new international agreement with the German society Bild Kunst, DASC improves its international presence. Read More

January 26th, 2015

La Sra. Presidenta de Chile, Michelle Bachelet, envía proyecto de ley a favor de los derechos audiovisuales al Congreso

The President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, in a public ceremony at the Government Office has signed the bill promoted by CISAC, W&D, and ATN-Chile, to give directors and screenwriters inalienable right to remuneration. This news has an impact throughout Latin America in favor of legislation for audiovisual creators.The bill must be approved by Congress in the coming months Read More

December 05th, 2014

DASC capacitación en DAC

Last November, a training course was held at DAC's offices in Buenos Aires, where staff from DASC - Colombian Directors - deepened the knowledge in areas that were vital for the continuous progress regarding audiovisual authors' copyright collection. Read More

October 08th, 2014

The Mexico Manifiesto

The Congreso Internacional de Creadores (International Creators Congress) of CISAC met in October in the city of Mexico, DF, with record participation and a large number of important conclusions. Read More

October 07th, 2014

Congreso Writers & Directors Worldwide – México 2014

Find out the summary of the activities in this amazing video. Read More

May 02nd, 2014

Derechos de Autor en Chile

Bachelet supports changes in the law regarding directors and scriptwriters' author's rights so that the creators of audiovisual works can earn royalties for the broadcast of their work. Read More

March 05th, 2014

El Concejo de autores “Writers and Directors Worldwide” (“Escritores y directores en el mundo”) vuelve al ruedo y convoca a unificar las voces sobre los derechos de autor

(Español) Una remuneración justa para los creadores de obras audiovisuales, dramáticas y literarias asegura su contribución vital a la economía y la cultura mundial Read More

February 10th, 2014

“Una parte equitativa para los creadores”: el Presidente de la CISAC, Jean Michel Jarre aboga por unos modelos económicos sostenibles para los creadores en el MIDEM 2014

“Some companies are making millions from our works and we deserve a fair share of those profits. The first thing we must do as creators is unite to speak with one voice ” Read More

January 10th, 2014

Alianza de Directores Audiovisuales Latinoamericanos

Para fortalecer el derecho de autor del director audiovisual en nuestra región hay que trabajar desde Latinoamérica. La ADAL – Alianza de Directores Audiovisuales Latinoamericanos, es una entidad sin fines... Read More