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Friday, 21. September 2018

No adequate share for audiovisual artists regarding video on demand and streaming success

Film director Ursula Meier is speeding from one success to the next, both in Switzerland as well as abroad. She elaborates why it is necessary to enhance the value of the position of film makers and actors in the video on demand (VOD) sector in the course of the copyright law review. (Photo: Claude Dussez)To notice

Thursday, 13. September 2018

“A Cello talks like a human”

Apart from his activities as a paediatrician, Dr. Beat Richner has been a musician all of his life. From 1972 onwards, he performed under the pseudonym “Beaotcello”. For his poetic and cabaret music programmes, he wrote music and lyrics of several works himself. The long-term SUISA member passed away in the early hours of Sunday, 09 September 2018 at the age of 71. (Photo: Gachot Films / www.lombrellodibeatocello.com)To notice

Friday, 07. September 2018

Payments from abroad to take place each quarter as of September 2018

In future, SUISA members will receive their payments due from abroad faster than before.To notice

Friday, 07. September 2018

Positive figures for the 2018 financial year to date

The Board meeting held the day before the General Assembly in June 2018 had a multi-layered agenda to handle. In addition to preparing for the General Assembly, the meeting also reviewed the course of business for the year to date. Key figures for the start of the 2018 financial year are positive: domestic revenues totalled CHF 60.3 million as at 31 May 2018, exceeding the budget by 8% and the prior year by 7%. The amount distributed in the second-quarter settlement in mid-June was CHF 43.8 million. At CHF 13.2 million, expenses were within budget. (Photo: Manu Leuenberger)To notice

Friday, 24. August 2018

SON’18 – Networking event for contemporary music

The professional association SONART-Musikschaffende Schweiz invites its members and other interested musicians to SON’18, a networking event for contemporary music. The event will take place on Saturday, 29 September 2018 from 1:00 pm at the Bar du Nord in Basel.To notice

Thursday, 23. August 2018

A bird’s eye view of SUISA’s 2018 General Assembly

On 22 June 2018, 208 voting members streamed into the Bierhübeli in Bern. They were there to participate in shaping the destiny of their cooperative society, and to take advantage of the opportunity to network and exchange information. Members, Board members, Executive Committee members, guests from cultural and political spheres, and SUISA staff – all were attending the SUISA’s 2018 Ordinary General Assembly. (Photo: Manu Leuenberger)To notice

Friday, 20. July 2018

Creative teamwork at SUISA’s 2018 Songwriting Camp | plus video

SUISA organised the second edition of its Songwriting Camp in cooperation with Pele Loriano Productions. Like the premiere last year the camp again took place at the Powerplay Studios in Maur. A total of 36 musicians from eight different countries attended the three-day event in June 2018, creating 19 pop songs in a wide range of musical styles. (Photo: Manu Leuenberger)To notice

Monday, 25. June 2018

Distribution Regulations: Decision of the Federal Institute for Intellectual Property

The Federal Institute for Intellectual Property has approved the following amendments of SUISA's Distribution Regulations:To notice

Thursday, 21. June 2018

Internationale Kulturbörse Freiburg (IKF)

FONDATION SUISA and the Swiss arts council Pro Helvetia are providing the Swiss joint stand SWISS MUSIC as a platform for the Swiss music professionals at the next Internationale Kulturbörse, taking place in Freiburg im Breisgau from 20 to 23 January 2019. If you would like to propose a music act for the official showcase programm at IKF, you will have time to do so by 30 June 2018. Swiss joint stand SWISS MUSIC closing date registration: 10 October 2018 (catalog entry).To notice

Monday, 11. June 2018

Strong together

22 June 2018: it’s that time of the year again. As a member of the Cooperative Society SUISA entitled to vote you will be able to decide on the future of your copyright society and to take stock with respect to the past business year at the General Assembly in the Bierhüebli in Bern. (Photo: Juerg Isler, isler-fotografie.ch)To notice

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