Who We Work With
BECS actively works with the following organisations to protect and enhance the interests of audiovisual performers
AEPO ARTIS is a non-profit organisation representing 36 European CMO’s from 26 Countries. Their aim is to develop, strengthen and protect performers’ rights and to highlight the contribution performers make to European Culture.
British Copyright Council
The British Copyright Council is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a forum where copyright law and related issues at UK, European and International levels. Their aim is to provide an effective, authoritative and representative voice for the copyright community
The International Federation of Actors (FIA) is affiliated with more than 90 organisations globally. Their aim is to promote solidarity among all member organisations fostering the exchange of resources and expertise between all affiliates. It works primarily to improve working conditions and advance economic and social rights of performers; and also campaigns for the value of the cultural and creative sector.
This is a not-for-profit organisation set up by the Spanish CMO, AISGE, to develop programs to assist and promote the wellbeing of audiovisual performers.
The International Performers’ Aid Trust (IPAT) is a charity helping performers who live in poverty around the world. So far, they have helped performers in over 20 countries.
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights including patents, designs, trademarks and copyright.
The Societies’ Council for the Collective Management of Performers’ Rights (SCAPR) is an organisation representing 59 CMOs from around the world. They operate as an international platform for the development of practical cooperation and collaborative working between member CMO’s. Their aim is to improve how rights are managed.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the global forum for intellectual property (IP) services, policy, information and cooperation. It is a self-funding agency of the United Nations, with 192 member states.