Cultural and creative industries fuel the economy

With revenues of US$ 2,250 billion, Cultural and Creative Industries account for 3% of world GDP and employ 29.5 million people (1% of the world’s active population). CISAC, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, publishes a new study prepared by EY titled «Cultural Times – First… Read More

SSA website – now also available in English!

On tour abroad? Involved in audiovisual co-productions between several countries? An English version of the SSA website is now online! In our era of globalisation, we would like to make our SSA-related information available to an even bigger audience. In addition to the three official national languages, we… Read More

Spectacle commémoratif: pensez à vos droits d’auteur!

Ce qui ne devrait pas arriver aux auteurs… Au sujet des spectacles commémoratifs, nous constatons que les primes de commande comprennent souvent les droits d’auteur, ce qui est n’est évidemment pas correct. De plus, ces honoraires sont très souvent inférieurs à ce que la SSA percevrait sur la base… Read More

14.7% of European admissions went to animation films in 2014

300 children’s channels established in the EU and specific on-demand services for kids on the rise. These and other interesting pieces of information have been presented by the European Audiovisual Observatory as first results of the Mapping of the Animation Industry in Europe study, funded by Creative Europe, during the… Read More

Copyright: France and Germany make joint statement

CISAC welcomes France and Germany’s commitment to cooperation on authors’ rights/copyright. A joint statement on authors’ rights/copyright, adopted by Germany’s Federal Minister for Justice and Consumer Protection Heiko Maas and France’s Minister for Culture and Communication Fleur Pellerin signals the elevation of creators’ rights to the top of Europe’s policy agenda and recognition… Read More