Granting audiovisual authors exclusive exploitation rights in their works but, in practice, denying them the possibility to obtain equitable remuneration for this exploitation, beyond what has been agreed upon in production contracts, is equal to granting authors no rights at all”. The solution could be a legal provision securing an unwaivable and inalienable right for audiovisual authors to obtain equitable remuneration for any acts of exploitation of their works, in exchange for transferring their exploitation rights to the producer. This remuneration will be subject to collective management, administered by CMOs, and paid directly by licensees. Read more in the International legal study on audiovisual authors’ right to equitable remuneration for the exploitation of their works, commissioned by CISAC and SAA, author – Prof. Raquel Xalabarder Intellectual Property Chair – Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), Barcelona (