Screenrights is very conscious of the difficult times that our screen and education sectors are facing as a result of the uncertainties around COVID-19. We are thinking about what we can do to support our members who are being impacted by the pandemic.
$43.5 Million Available for Distribution to Screenrights Members in 2018/19 and Jill Bryant Announces Final Year as Screenrights Chair
Screenrights has announced a record $43.5 million available for distribution to members in the 2018/19 financial year.
Screenrights arranged for an independent expert to review the 1999 SASA to determine which of the contracting parties is entitled to receive Screenrights’ royalties for the literary and dramatic work under the agreement.
There will be 1 Authorial Director and 2 General Director vacancies on Screenrights’ Board of Directors at the next AGM, and Screenrights members are invited to vote for candidates to the office of Director on Screenrights' Board.
Changes to our Competing Claims Resolution Procedures (CCRP), and information on our Competing Claims Fund (CCF) Year and transition to a 4-year Distribution Period.
Screenrights Announces $175K Funding for Four Screen Initiatives – Projects Supported Through 2019 Cultural Fund
Screenrights has announced four projects to be funded in the second year of its annual Cultural Fund. The Fund was established in 2018 to support innovative projects that foster the creation and appreciation of screen content in Australia and New Zealand.
Screenrights Chair, Jill Bryant, today announced that Screenrights’ members voted overwhelmingly to ensure that the authorial sector will have a minimum of three seats at the Board table.
Screenrights and all other Australian collecting societies have launched a new website for the Code of Conduct for Copyright Collecting Societies.
Screenrights' inaugural 2018 Cultural Fund recipients are on track with their incredible initiatives, and we're pleased to share the following updates on their progress.
Screenrights’ Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Policy has now been updated to reflect the establishment of our now Competing Claims Fund. To access the full policy and find out more about competing claims, please refer to the Screenrights Resolution website.
The Screenrights Cultural Fund is looking for new projects that are innovative, display professional craft, and represent a benchmark of excellence in their field. Up to A$50,000 is available for each successful applicant.
Screenrights has announced that we will be transitioning from a 6-year distribution period to a 4-year distribution period for members. Royalties from the 2014, 2015 and 2016 distribution years will close simultaneously on 30 June 2020.
Screenrights Chair Jill Bryant today announced that James Dickinson has been appointed as the non-profit’s new Chief Executive. Dickinson says, “I’m honoured to lead Screenrights and its people at a time of dynamic change in the screen industry."
Screenrights is pleased to announce that we are establishing a new Competing Claims Fund, to ensure that all members have at least a year for their competing claims to be resolved.
The Australian Writers’ Guild Authorship Collecting Society (AWGACS), Australian Writers’ Guild and Screenrights have settled their Federal Court dispute.
Screenrights has announced distribution of more than $42.8 million dollars to more than 4,400 individual members in the 2017/18 financial year. Other highlights of [...]
Screenrights Announces $150K Funding for Three Innovative Screen Content Projects Supported Through Inaugural Cultural Fund
Screenrights has announced the first three projects to be funded by its new Cultural Fund. The Fund was established earlier [...]
Screenrights has announced the recipients of our inaugural Cultural Fund, three projects that present innovative solutions to overcoming barriers to access and use of [...]