News

29. May 2020

Björn Ulvaeus elected as the next President of CISAC

Björn Ulvaeus has been appoint­ed Pres­i­dent of CISAC, the glob­al con­fed­er­a­tion of authors’ soci­eties and the largest net­work of cre­ators world­wide. Björn Ulvaeus and Ben­ny Ander­s­son are one of the […]
26. March 2020

Creators and COVID-19 crisis: GESAC call to action

Cre­ators and COVID-19 cri­sis: GESAC calls on Euro­pean deci­sion-mak­ers to take urgent action Euro­pean cul­ture and Euro­pean cre­ators are fac­ing unprece­dent­ed neg­a­tive impacts as a result of the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic. […]
24. March 2020

Calling on governments for global action to help creators

This open let­ter to gov­ern­ments inter­na­tion­al­ly was issued today by the Pres­i­dent and Vice-Pres­i­dents of CISAC, the Inter­na­tion­al Con­fed­er­a­tion of Soci­eties of Authors and Com­posers. The coro­n­avirus cri­sis is pos­ing […]
8. November 2019

DEX Songwriting Expo 2020

Be a part of it! Next March, Budapest will once again become the cap­i­tal of singer-song­writ­ers when the DEX Song­writ­ing Expo takes place for the third time. The Budapest Song­writ­ing […]
25. September 2019

Creators launch priorities for EU policy

Cre­ators launch pri­or­i­ties for EU pol­i­cy and call for re-estab­lish­ment of Inter­group on Cul­tur­al and Cre­ative Indus­tries On 25 Sep­tem­ber, cre­ators from across Europe will descend on Brus­sels to meet […]
9. September 2019

FIMU — Film Music Symposium Vienna 2019

The »Inter­na­tion­al Film Music Sym­po­sium Vien­na« will take place again on Octo­ber 16th, 2019 as a side event of »Hol­ly­wood in Vien­na« at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Music and Per­form­ing Arts […]
21. August 2019

2019 Vienna Music Business Research Days

The 10th Vien­na Music Busi­ness Research Days will be held at mdw – Uni­ver­si­ty of Music and Per­form­ing Arts Vien­na, Aus­tria, from Sep­tem­ber 11 to 13, 2019. The Vien­na Music […]
28. May 2019

CISAC 2019 Annual Report

CISAC has released its 2019 annu­al report, detail­ing the Confederation’s exten­sive activ­i­ties serv­ing 4 mil­lion cre­ators and serv­ing 239 authors’ soci­eties around the globe. The report out­lines the results and […]
26. March 2019

Copyright Directive: historic victory for creators and European democracy

Tues­day 26 March - After three years of dis­cus­sion, and despite a mas­sive mis­in­for­ma­tion cam­paign orches­trat­ed by tech giants, the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment has just adopt­ed the Copy­right Direc­tive. Anders Lassen, […]
11. February 2019

Your chance to win tickets for the DEX Songwriter Expo in Budapest

On Feb­ru­ary 18th and 19th, Budapest will be the cap­i­tal of song­writ­ing when the sec­ond DEX Song­writer Expo takes place offer­ing more than 40 dif­fer­ent pro­grams. Over the course of […]
6. February 2019

Free copyright history course

Enroll today for free copy­right his­to­ry course from CISAC and Future­Learn, start­ing March 18th Boost your cre­ative indus­try knowl­edge with the online MOOC “Explor­ing Copy­right” Dis­cov­er more about cre­ative and […]
17. January 2019

Europe for Creators launches new tools to counter Google’s unprecedented lobbying

Brus­sels, 16 Jan­u­ary – EUROPE FOR CREATORS is launch­ing a new web­site and a newslet­ter, as part of a renewed effort to counter Google’s mas­sive dis­in­for­ma­tion cam­paign around Arti­cle 13 of […]
13. December 2018

Wanted: Songwriter of the Year

AKM and aus­tro mechana proud­ly present the cat­e­go­ry “Song­writer of the Year” at the AMADEUS Aus­tri­an Music Awards. Are you our win­ner? Pre­req­ui­site is the ful­fill­ment of the fol­low­ing par­tic­i­pa­tion […]
7. November 2018

Survey: Creative sparks in other industries: what about you?

KEA has been com­mis­sioned by the Euro­pean Com­mis­sion Direc­torate Gen­er­al for Inter­nal Mar­ket, Indus­try, Entre­pre­neur­ship & SMEs (DG GROW) to con­duct an impulse paper on the role of cul­tur­al and […]
19. June 2018

AKM: Increase of Revenues and election of a new president

In the course of the annu­al Gen­er­al Mem­bers Meet­ing of AKM authors, com­posers and music pub­lish­ers the annu­al result 2017 was pre­sent­ed and a new pres­i­dent was elect­ed. The Col­lect­ing […]