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SGAE postpones its General Assembly to Jan. 2020; launches new AV division

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By Emmanuel Legrand

The Board of Directors of Spanish rights society SGAE has once again postponed the Extraordinary General Assembly during which the new statutes of the organisation were going to be presented for approval by SGAE members. The meeting was scheduled for October 15 and will not take place "until the beginning of the year 2020," according to SGAE.
The Board said the decision was due to what it described as "a legal paradox" and wanted to ensure that the vote could go ahead with...

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Emmanuel is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist, blogger and media consultant, specialising in the entertainment business and cultural trends. He was the US editor for British music industry trade publication Music Week. Previously, he was the editor of Impact, a magazine for the music publishing community (2007-2009), the global editor of US trade publication Billboard (2003-2006), and the editor in chief of Billboard’s sister publication Music & Media (1997-2003).

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ASCAP and NYC Media Lab partner to launch the Music and AI Challenge

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The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and NYC Media Lab (NYCML) are launching the 'Music and AI Challenge'.

The initiative is designed "to identify creative, cutting-edge concepts at the intersection of music and artificial intelligence."

The ASCAP Lab and NYCML are seeking start-ups and university teams that are "leveraging artificial intelligence to build products that offer novel solutions for the music industry that ultimately benefit music creators."

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PPL paid out £244.9 million to performers and labels in 2022, up 7.1% over 2021

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British neighbouring rights society PPL has distributed £244.9 million (€278.3m) to its members — performers and owners of sound recordings — and other collective management organisations in 2022, up 7.1% over 2021's £228.7m.

PPL said the figure marks the second highest total of monies paid out by PPL in a calendar year, the highest being £260.2m in 2020, a total achieved thanks to the record collections of £271.8m the previous year in 2019, before the adverse impact of the COVID pandemic.
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French creators’ organisations and film/TV producers sign accord ensuring minimum remuneration for documentary authorship

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French professional organisations representing authors (SCAM, GARRD, La Boucle documentaire) and audiovisual producers (SATEV, SPECT, SPI and USPA) have signed a professional agreement which will guarantee for the first time a minimum remuneration for authors of documentaries.

The agreement concerns more specifically the authorship of documentaries scripts. It enshrines the principle of a minimum remuneration for authors of €2,000 gross, of which €1,000 will be paid to authors regardless of...

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