The Society of Audiovisual Authors (SAA) is an association of European Collective Management Societies representing audiovisual authors.
Through its members SAA represents over 120,000 film and television European screenwriters and directors.
SAA welcomes European Parliament moves to promote European film and TV
European Parliament’s Culture committee hearing today on the amending of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive follows the publication of a draft report that looks to narrow the regulatory differences between online and offline services and better promote European works.
Copyright package: Progress undermined by failure to strengthen rights of authors
The wide-reaching copyright package presented today by the European Commission is met with a mixed reaction by SAA. Beyond these first steps to support authors, SAA calls for greater ambition at EU level for screenwriters and directors.