Authors Organisations Issue Joint Statement on Transfer of Value/Value Gap

Writers & Directors Worldwide has joined 28 other organisations in writing a joint letter to Axel Vos, the newly appointed European Parliament Rapporteur on the Commission’s proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. These organisations represent authors in all artistic fields as well as music, books and press publishers, film and music producers, broadcasting organisations, film distributors, cinema operators, football leagues and photo agencies, which are at the heart of the European creative sector.

The letter asks Mr. Voss to collaborate towards a meaningful legislative solution to remove the distortion generated by the the Value Gap / Transfer of Value that is undermining Europe’s creative content market.