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February 21, 2022

Information Session on New Directors’ Rights

On the 19th November the Irish government signed new copyright legislation into law. These legal changes have been put in place to deliver on the goal of the EU Directive to transform copyright in the EU and strengthen creators’ rights. 

This legislation positively impacts your rights as a director. 

The changes include:

*  New rules for directors’ remuneration. 

*  The right to get financial statements from your producer on projects. 

*  The right for you to retrospectively adjust your contract and revoke your rights.

We invite you to join an important information session with SDGI Executive Director and our legal expert as we delve into the details of these changes that affect director’s contracts and future payments. SDGI’s new contract guidelines for directors will be presented. 

When: Tuesday 22 February 2pm GMT 

Where:  Zoom link
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84166938078?pwd=N2FrcXF6T1JBLzdXblV3WVRrbjltQT09
Meeting ID: 841 6693 8078

 

Pauline Durand CEO FERA: Originally from Paris, France, Pauline has worked in film distribution and international sales. She joined FERA from her previous position as Deputy Manager in charge of European Affairs at La Société des réalisateurs de films (SRF), where she worked for five years. She is the Chief Executive of FERA since February 2014, and took over the European Audiovisual Observatory’s Advisory Committee Chair in December 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A lawyer and public affairs advocate David has worked for over 25 years in media; video games, music, film and television. Since 2004 David has been at the cutting edge of creativity and law in key roles in the international video game and app industries – two sectors which have met the twin opportunities of new technology and social media with the most success. David continues to represent major industries at the institutions of the United Nations, WHO, WTO and WIPO and also at the OECD. David has acted for SDGI in the past. 

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