This is an English translation of an article originally published by the China Film Directors’ Guild on 29 November 2016.
Editor’s Note: Jia Zhang-ke, CISAC Vice President, stressed that the third draft of the Copyright Law had recognised screenwriters and directors as authors of audiovisual works at the opening ceremony of the World Creators Forum held in Beijing. Creators’ own interests will be well-protected by the law. Jia Zhang-ke said that the China Film Directors’ Guild had been committed to maintaining and striving for the legitimate rights and interests of directors,
Now this can be considered as great progress, and would like to share the good news with other members of China Film Directors’ Guild.”