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EU authors need a principle of proportionate remuneration to be enshrined in the Copyright Directive (Article -14)

Today, screenwriters and directors in Europe are often disconnected from the success of the works they create: many of us do not receive royalties from the exploitation of their works, while these are essential to bring more stability to mostly freelance and self-employed professional lives. Weak bargaining power in individual contract negotiation and uneven implementation of collective rights management or collective bargaining solutions are important factors of this situation.

Read more: http://www.filmdirectors.eu/joint-statement-eu-authors-need-a-principle-of-proportionate-remuneration-to-be-enshrined-in-the-copyright-directive-article-14/