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28 September 2019

Press release: Alfons Karabuda becomes the new President of the International Music Council

This Saturday, Alfons Karabuda composer and President of ECSA (European Composer & Songwriter Alliance) and SKAP (the Swedish Association of Composers Songwriters and Lyricists) was elected President for the UNESCO-founded International Music Council.
25 September 2019

MEDIA must support audiovisual creators

The undersigned organisations of audiovisual creators (film and TV directors, audiovisual composers, screenwriters, actors) urge the European Institutions to stand in favor of European creators in the MEDIA Programme.
01 September 2019

ECSA’s Position on the interinstitutional negotiations on the future Creative Europe programme

As the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission are now engaging in interinstitutional negotiations on the future Creative Europe Programme, ECSA would like to share its views and contribute further to the debates on the EU’s framework programme supporting the cultural and creative sectors.
23 April 2019

ECSA Press Release on the designation of The US Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC)

On 22 April 2019, the US Copyright Office’s consultation on the designation of a Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) came to an end. The Music Modernization Act (“MMA”), enacted on 21 October 2018, calls for establishing such a collective to manage a new blanket licensing system governing licensed uses of musical works by digital music providers.
23 April 2019

Europe’s Songwriters and Composers act in solidarity with their Greek creator colleagues and ask for action from the European Commission

Europe’s songwriters and composers act in solidarity with their Greek creator colleagues and ask for action from the European Commission following unlawful intervention in the market by the Greek State.
15 April 2019

Press Release on the Council's adoption of the Copyright Directive

European organisations of authors welcome the final adoption of the Copyright Directive and call on EU Member States to seize this historical opportunity to improve the livelihoods of all authors and foster Europe’s creativity.