31 May 2021
ECSA's vision on how Europe can prevent buyout contracts
In Europe and all over the world, audiovisual composers and their organisations have launched awareness and education campaigns to stop buyout contracts, which deprive them from a fair and proportionate remuneration. ECSA fully supports those campaigns and pays tribute to all the composers standing against buyouts.
27 May 2021
European Film Music Day(s) 2021
The European Film Music Day (EFMD) is an event bringing together experts in the audiovisual sector to discuss key issues at stake. This year’s edition unfolded digitally with two panel discussions.
06 May 2021
Music Streaming and its impact on composers & songwriters
ECSA calls on both policy makers and all stakeholders in the music sector to promote a fairer and more transparent ecosystem for music streaming, which could finally benefit music creators, who are at the origin of all musical creations.
30 April 2021
News from ECSA - April edition
ECSA's monthly update.
15 March 2021
Authors Group Position – European Parliament’s Report on the situation of artists and the cultural recovery in the EU
The Authors’ Group is Europe’s leading Authors’ network representing hundreds of thousands of authors in Europe. As representatives of authors, we very much welcome the focus of the European Parliament on the situation of our members, who are the primary creators of cultural works, and we look forward to share our views with MEPs on this report.
16 November 2020
ECSA’S Reaction to Spotify’s suggestion to “amplifying artist input in personalized recommendations” in exchange of lower royalty rates
The European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA) represents over 30,000 professional composers and songwriters in 27 European countries. Today, we feel compelled to speak out against the recent announcements by Spotify to allegedly “amplifying artist input in personalized recommendations” in exchange of lower royalty rates.