Implementing Article 18 for audiovisual authors

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This page gathers useful resources and material for policy makers and professionals working with, and interested in, the national transposition of Article 18 on fair and proportionate remuneration.

The new EU Copyright Directive is a historic opportunity for audiovisual authors that must be seized now. The implementation of the Directive is a unique chance to get national Copyright legislation right.


  • Presentation slides of the legal experts at the 2 June 2021 webinar
  • SAA flyer – the 4 ingredients for fair and proportionate remuneration
  • SAA video on audiovisual authors’ remuneration

Academic work and legal studies

National case studies

  • Netherlands – Presentation by Jochem Donker, General Counsel, LIRA  – watch the recording (SAA webinar - Nov 2020)
  • Poland – Presentation by Dominik Skoczek, Managing Director, ZAPA – watch the recording (SAA webinar - Jun 2021)
  • Spain
    • Case study of Spain’s audiovisual sector: fair remuneration and economic growth (by SAA, CISAC, W&DW - April 2021) - download here or below (PDF)
    • Presentation by Adriana Moscoso del Prado Hernández, Director of Cultural Industries, Intellectual Property and Cooperation, Ministry of Culture – watch the recording (SAA event - Nov 2020)
    • Presentation by Fabia Buenaventura Canino, Head of Audiovisual Rights, SGAE – watch the recording (IAF/SAA/W&DW webinar – May 2021)
  • France – Presentation by Patrick Raude, Secretary General of SACD - watch the recording (IAF/SAA/W&DW webinar – May 2021)

Online events