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."
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, the audio-visual copyright society for Australia and New Zealand, has announced a new Cultural Fund to support innovative new projects which will foster the creation and appreciation of screen content in Australia and New Zealand. The total pool available for the 2018 Cultural Fund round is $AU200,000. The focus of the Cultural Fund will change each year in response to trends and issues in screen content creation.
Record distributions, the finalisation of agreements with all Australian Universities and the expansion of Screenrights’ Government Copying Declaration to include the downloading of audio-visual material from the internet are some of the 2015-2016 financial year highlights released at the company’s AGM held in Sydney last night.
Screenrights last night announced its Board election results at its Annual General Meeting, held at the company’s office in Sydney. Joining the Screenrights Board is writer Geoffrey Atherden, best known for his multi award winning television programs including Mother and Son, BabaKiueria and Grass Roots. He has served as President of the Australian Writers’ Guild, President of the Australian Writers’ Foundation and served two terms on the Board of Screen NSW. In 2009 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia.