believes that the presence of audiovisual authors in this meeting "would have allowed them to understand the intentions of the Commission and the main commercial interests, at a time when the Commission is insisting on getting closer to civil society through greater transparency".
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With the International Association of Audiovisual Writers and Directors(AIDAA
), FERA had called for authors' moral rights to be recognised as being linked to freedom of expression, and for all violations of authors' moral rights to be treated as violations of freedom of expression.
A delegation from the Federation of European Film Directors (FERA) and the International Association of Audiovisual Writers and Directors (AIDAA
) were recently interviewed by Jean-Luc Dehaene, the Vice-President of the Convention of Europe, and Michel Barnier, European Commissioner for Institutional Reform.
The decision is also welcomed by the International Association of Audiovisual Writers and Directors (AIDAA
), which claims it is a "victory for European authors' rights".
laments that the European Commission has refused to countenance some of the amendments the European Parliament adopted in its first reading, and introduced, "in contempt of democratic principles, provisions that weaken copyright".
The European Commission was accompanied by representatives of the International Association of Audiovisual Writers and Directors (AIDAA
), of the European Cinema Forum from Strasbourg, Eurimages (aid programme overseen by the Council of Europe), Eureka Audiovisual, experts from the European Commission's PHARE programme (aid for countries of Central and Eastern Europe, and several representatives from Culture Ministries of the EU Member States.
In a letter sent to Jacques Deray, a French Director and President of AIDAA
, the International Association of Writers and Directors, Albert Scharf, President of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), has called for "basic ownership of economic copyright for broadcasters", reasoning that "audiovisual producers should not be hampered in those activities of theirs which contribute to the creation of jobs and opportunities for authors".