|The main features of this IRIS Special: |
1. The complexity of national copyright rules for intellectual property rights
2. The determination and indication of the level of remuneration
3. The 86 most important collecting societies in 12 European countries
4. The rightsholders' choice or obligation to collective rights management
5. Current practices of collective rights management 6. The cases of unknown rightholders
7. Social benefits and industry support by collecting societies
8. Collective rights management on a cross-border level.
This latest IRIS Special report focuses on the rights and remuneration of creative forces other than producers and composers, namely script writers, set designers, cameramen, sound designers, lighting designers, editors, choreographers, costume designers, make-up artists, actors, dubbing artists, dancers, musicians, vocal performers and others.
This IRIS Special examines the mechanisms that enable these professional groups to share in the profits resulting from the exploitation of works to which they contributed.