Directors UK co-operates with several organisations internationally, with a view to furthering the causes of our members. Find out more information about these organisations below.
International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC)
With 239 member societies in 121 countries, CISAC represents more than 4 million creators from all geographic areas and all artistic repertoires; music, audiovisual, drama, literature and visual arts. Founded in 1926, CISAC is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation with headquarters in France and regional offices in Africa, South America, Asia-Pacific and Europe.
Federation of European Film Directors (FERA)
Founded in 1980, FERA counts 49 directors associations with members from 35 countries. FERA works to promote policies that maximize the creative, social and commercial potential of the audiovisual industry.
Society of Audiovisal Authors (SAA)
The Society of Audiovisual Authors (SAA) represents the interests of collective management societies and their audiovisual authors’ members at the European level. Their objectives are to defend and strengthen the economic and moral rights of audiovisual authors (screenwriters and directors); to secure fair remuneration for audiovisual authors for every use of their works and to develop, promote and facilitate the management of rights by member societies
Writers and Directors Worldwide
Writers & Directors Worldwide works to protect the rights of creators across the globe, with a focus on fair remuneration, digital distribution and private copying.
Creators News is a nonprofit blog dedicated to spreading international news about the world of author’s rights. They inform readers about the latest international policies and laws surrounding these issues, offter support to emerging societies, and report on the daily struggle of authors around the world to assert their rights as creators.