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Author: FERA

Date: AUGUST 28, 2018

Original Source: FERA

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The EU Copyright Directive – a crucial vote to support European creators

Should we consider it normal and fair for a young European author – director or screenwriter – to earn on average less than €15,000 a year? If they can sustain a career, this rises to €30,000 for men and €24,000 for women at the age of 50, where it then drops again to less than €15,000 at 65. These figures show that the European remuneration system in place does not reflect the reality of audiovisual authors’ work and the multi-platform exploitation of their works. This needs to change.

Read more: http://www.filmdirectors.eu/joint-statement-the-eu-copyright-directive-a-crucial-vote-to-support-european-creators/