AGICOA

AcronymDefinition
AGICOAAssociation de Gestion Internationale Collective des Oeuvres Audiovisuelle (French: Association of International Collective Management of Audiovisual Works)
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Las buenas noticias, explico Pierre Oberholzer, Director de Distribucion y Atencion al Cliente de AGICOA en Ginebra, son que "el procedimiento que deben seguir aquellos que poseen derechos para cobrar sus royalties, es simple".
"Una vez que esto ha sido hecho," dijo Oberholzer, "lo que queda por hacer es que el propietario de los derechos haga su declaracion de copyright, por ejemplo, 'Poseo los derechos sobre el film La Fantastica AGICOA para sus retransmisiones desde 2002 hasta 2010 para la version francesa en Belgica'.
Greg Phillips, Presidente de Fireworks International, ubicada en Gran Bretana, declaro con placer que "cuando AGICOA fue creada, fue como un regalo enviado por Dios.
John O'Sullivan, CEO de la compania britanica Compact Collections y tambien miembro del Directorio de AGICOA, hizo una serie de consideraciones utiles.
However, the good news, explained Geneva-based Pierre Oberholzer, AGICOA's Customers and Distribution director, is that, "the process rights holders have to follow to be considered for royalty payment is simple." And, it is also free.
'I have the copyright for the film The Amazing AGICOA for rebroadcasts spanning 2002 to 2010 for the French version in Belgium.' And that can be where the registration process ends, and the fun starts."
Greg Phillips, president of U.K.-based Fireworks International, was happy to declare that, "when AGICOA was first established, it was a God-send.
John O'Sullivan, CEO of British collection company Compact Collections and also a board member of AGICOA, made a number of other useful points.
Agicoa's Luxembourg-based Agicoa Europe has the right, as an EU company, to work in any member state.
Intergram managing director Martin Maran denies it's in conflict with Agicoa, saying that Agicoa pulled out of negotiations for joint representation of Czech and international producers.
"We are still saving reserves for Agicoa's producers in our accounts in the agreed amount," Maran says, calling Agicoa's expectations of remuneration from cable retransmission in the Czech Republic "unrealistic."
A similar dispute in Hungary--where Agicoa is in discussions with collection agency, Filmjus, and its related company, Prodjus--has not gone unnoticed by the European Commission in Brussels.