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January 12, 2024

With start of the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, AEPO-ARTIS has addressed an open letter to the Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo with the aim of emphasizing the importance of culture and promoting the improvement of performers' rights, in accordance with the priorities during this presidency involving cultural and creative sectors.

July 5, 2023

With start of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and the priority of social and economic justice, AEPO-ARTIS has addressed an open letter to the Spanish President Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón.

May 31, 2023

The AEPO-ARTIS conference ‘Four Years of the Copyright Directive’ brings different stakeholders from the creative industries to the table for the first time.

May 24, 2023

On Thursday, 25th of May, AEPO-ARTIS is holding a conference “FOUR YEARS OF THE COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE”.

November 10, 2022

The Performers’ Rights Study Update 2022 was just published and presented by AEPO-ARTIS, the Association of European Performers’ Organisations. The study was first published in 2007 and with this 4th update, AEPO-ARTIS provides a...

open letter to the Czech President Miloš Zeman
July 4, 2022

With Czech Republic taking over presidency of the European Union, AEPO-ARTIS wrote an open letter to the Czech President with the goal to draw attention to the important issue of...

June 16, 2022

Today – 16 June 2022 – the Belgium Parliament completed the implementation of the so-called Copyright directive (2019/790). As one of the 13 remaining countries that were running late in...

May 26, 2022

Ljubljana, 26 May The European audiovisual industry needs modern legislation that will reflect the rapid development of digital technologies on the market, agreed participants of a regional conference on copyright....

April 27, 2022

On the 2022 World Intellectual Property Day, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued its ruling on the case against Article 17 of the Copyright Directive (C-401/19). Poland...

January 28, 2022

AEPO-ARTIS co-signs the Film/AV sector DSA Trilogue Statement Film/AV sector regrets that the European Parliament missed the opportunity to make the Internet a safer space for everyone. The undersigned organisations...

January 19, 2022

With the upcoming plenary vote, the European Parliament can still turn the DSA into an opportunity for the EU to play a global role in making the internet a safer...

November 26, 2021

As part of a broad coalition of 24 creative and cultural organisations, AEPO-ARTIS co-signed the following statement to express the sector’s concerns over the Council’s general approach on the Digital...

August 31, 2021

On 31 August, a report by the CMU (Complete Music Update) was published entitled “Performer Payments from Streaming”. The report addresses the minimal extent (if any) to which performers share...

April 1, 2021

AEPO-ARTIS has published an animation summarising why performers’ remuneration rights and their collective management are important: https://vimeo.com/5060198 (et disponible avec des sous-titres en français ici: https://vimeo.com/543120344 )

March 17, 2021

On 17 March 2021, European collective management organisations and their members came together to discuss how to secure fair remuneration for performers and audiovisual authors. 12 European performers, screenwriters and...

August 13, 2020

On 10 July, the Commission launched a “roadmap” consultation as part of its initiative to prepare an intellectual property action plan. This action plan will set out the Commission’s vision...

April 23, 2020

The Joint Film and Audiovisual Sector statement regarding the COVID-19 pandemic co-signed by AEPO-ARTIS on 7 April continues to gather further signatories. As at 23 April, the total number of...

April 16, 2020

The Joint Film and Audiovisual Sector statement regarding the COVID-19 pandemic co-signed by AEPO-ARTIS on 7 April has gathered further signatories. As at 16 April, the total number of signatories...

April 7, 2020

The film and audiovisual sector in Europe calls for urgent action by EU and Member State decision-makers to safeguard the future of the sector in the wake of the COVID-19...

June 4, 2018

On 4 June 2018, a number of European performers and audiovisual authors released the following open letter addressed to Members of the Legal Affairs committee of the European Parliament: Brussels,...

May 29, 2018

On 29 May 2018, an event took place at the European Parliament hosted by MEPs Marc Joulaud (EPP), Mary Honeyball (S&D) and Helga Trüpel (Greens/EFA) took place at the European...

May 22, 2018

Brussels, 22 May 2018:AEPO-ARTIS, the Association of European Performers’ Organisations, on behalf of the FAIR INTERNET coalition, representing over half a million music and audiovisual performers in Europe, and German...

November 21, 2017

On 21 November 2017, the partners in the FAIR INTERNET Campaign with the support of AEPO-ARTIS member GVL held a German Media Briefing at the Renaissance Hotel in Brussels. Entitled...

July 10, 2017

On 10 July 2017, the Fair Internet Coalition submitted the following statement to the Members of the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee with its comments to the amendments tabled to...