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Directors UK

Identification number in the register: 85456878990-59
Registration date: 14/06/2012 16:57:16

The information on this entity was last modified on: 17/04/2015 16:45:10
The date of the last annual update was: 17/04/2015 16:45:10
Next update due latest on: 17/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Directors UK


Limited Company

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Dryden Street, 8-10
London WC2E 9NA

(+44)0207 240 0009

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Andrew Chowns


    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Amanda Parker

Head of Communications and Public Affairs

    Goals / remit

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.

  • European
  • global
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

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

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

25%: 2



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Communication
  • Culture
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Taxation

    Membership and affiliation


    Financial data

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.

    Code of conduct

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