Copyright is an enabler ensuring that artists, writers and businesses are able to make a living from creativity through the application of copyright.
Collective licensing is essential
IMPALA aims to promote the principle of cultural diversity.
What is at stake here is the creation of an environment which takes culture into account and promotes diversity. Sound recordings are not standard industrial products. Public authorities need to be able to pursue public policies in the music field.
A call for action to European and national decision makers to grant music SMEs a specific status to reinforce the sector and give a real boost to the European cultural economy
On the 23rd and 24th October the European Independence Arena took place in Paris, to highlight the value of cultural SMEs, in terms of their contribution to creativity, diversity and the European economy. The event was part of France's Presidency of the EU.
A call for action to European, national and regional decision makers to invest in cultural SMEs and boost Europe’s economy while looking to industry peers to reward investment in new talent and compensate for imbalances in the sector.