Monday, December 31, 2012

FILCOLS at the Punto de Vista Pelikula

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) organized the Punto de Vista Pelikula at the Darangen Room, NCCA building, Gen. Luna St., Intramuros, Manila last November 20, 2012.
IPOPHL Director General Ricardo Blancaflor giving the opening remarks.

With the theme “Prospects for Collective Management and Audiovisual Performances,” the event featured speakers from collective management organizations (CMOs) in the Philippines.

FILCOLS executive director Alvin J. Buenaventura explained the work of a reproduction rights organization (RRO) for the book and publishing industry.

Atty. Mark Thursday Alciso explained collective management in music. Alciso is the acting general manager for the Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (FILSCAP).

FILVADRO president Karen Ocampo-Flores presented how painters and visual artists organized the Filipino Visual Arts and Design Rights Organization to collectively manage their rights.
Speakers and Organizers. (l-r) Alvin J. Buenaventura, FILCOLS; Karen O. Flores, FILVADRO; Representative of NCCA executive director Emelita V. Almosara, DG Ric Blancaflor, Dr. Miguel Rapatan, NCCA cinema committee chair; and Mark Thursday Alciso, FILSCAP.

PRSP president Mitch Valdez explained the struggles of performers and what the Performers Rights Society of the Philippines is doing to address problems in the industry.

Singaporean Ang Kwee Tiang presented the international trends in collective management and how the new Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances can help the industry. KT Ang is the regional director for Asia Pacific region of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC).
Actor Rez Cortez, NCCA cinema committee execon member; Alvin J. Buenaventura, FILCOLS; and Singaporean K. T. Ang, CISAC.

The aim of the event is to help cinema directors, producers, scriptwriters, performers, cinematographers, and composers decide if they will set up a separate CMO or join existing ones.
Participants with the speakers and organizers of the Punto de Vista Pelikula.

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