II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations
Trade and business associations
Dryden Street, 8-10
London WC2E 9NA
(+44)0207 240 0009
Mr Andrew Chowns
Ms Amanda Parker
Head of Communications and Public Affairs
Directors UK is the professional association for film, television and all moving image directors in the UK. The organisation is both the professional association providing services and support to its members and a collecting society for the distribution of secondary rights payments to directors. It seeks to protect and enhance the creative, economic and contractual rights of directors in the UK and works closely with organisations in the UK, Europe and around the world to represent directors' rights and concerns. with over 5,700 current members it represents the overwhelming majority of working film and television directors in the UK.
Copyright Directive review
Licences for Europe
Directors UK has been actively responding (either directly or via our industry organisations in Europe) to consultations in the UK and EU institutions on the following issues:
EU Policy Issues:
- EC Consultation on Assessing State Aid for Films and other Audiovisual works
- EU Consultation on online distribution of audiovisual works
- EC Directive on regulation of Collection Management Societies
- An End to buyouts in Europe - SAA, FERA & FSE joint initiative
- EC Copyright Review
- EU Private Copying
- EU - Orphan Works
- EC Licences for Europe projects
UK policy issues:
- IPO Copyright Consultation
- TV & Film Tax incentives
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SAA, FERA, CISAC, ERA, CCC
03/2014 - 02/2015
10,000 € - 24,999 €
No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.
We are subject to scrutiny and compliance to CISAC and its rules.
By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.
The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
Directors UK complies with its own voluntary Code of Conduct that follows the Principles established by the British Copyright Council