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The civil society of multimedia authors

La Scam*

La Scam* comprises directors, authors of interviews and commentaries, writers (novel, short stories, comics...), translators, journalists, video makers, photographers and illustrators.

These creators form the documentary wealth of the audiovisual, radio, literary and new media sectors.

La Scam represents them in dealings with the lawmaker, producers and broadcasters. It negotiates their economic rights, collects and distributes their royalties, asserts their moral rights and defends their future interests.

The object of the society is:

1) To exercise and administer, throughout the world, all the rights relating to the reproduction or performance, in any form, of its members’ works, and in particular to collect and distribute the royalties accruing from the exercise of those rights;

2) To engage in activities for the welfare, defence and promotion of its members’ economic and social rights;

3) To engage in solidarity activities in favour of its members;

4) To employ appropriate means to develop and enhance the society’s repertoire in France and abroad by promoting cultural diversity;

5) And generally to defend the material and moral interests of its members.

La Scam* is an internation society, it exists in Belgium, Canada and has its headquarter in Paris, France. Learn more about La Scam* on its french website.


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Short films series on Authors' Rights

Directed by Joris Clerté & Joyce Colson
Written by Anne Jaffrennou
Graphics and animation by Joyce Colson
Voice : Henry Samuel


What is a creator? par La_Scam


What is an Authors'society? par La_Scam

What is a creative Work? par La_Scam

What are Moral Rights? par La_Scam

What is the private copy par La_Scam