Screenrights had the pleasure of hosting Last Frame Productions in our creative workshop spaces last week for a writing workshop for their digital series ‘Kara, Infected’.
Screenrights and all other Australian collecting societies have launched a new website for the Code of Conduct for Copyright Collecting Societies.
The fight against piracy has claimed a significant victory, with new, previously unreleased research showing that court-ordered site blocks, year-on-year, led to a 25% reduction in piracy overall and a 53% reduction in use of the online pirate sites subject to a blocking order.
Screenrights is party to a voluntary industry Code of Conduct for Australian copyright collecting societies. Every three years, the Code is reviewed by an [...]
Screenrights welcomes the passing in the Senate today of the Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures Act) 2017. As well as improving access [...]
The 2017 Call for submissions to the Copyright Collecting Societies Code of Conduct review is now open. Each Collecting Society is subject to the [...]
The latest Productivity Commission report on Australia’s intellectual property arrangements, including copyright law is a threat to Australian content, and rights holders to receive [...]
Copyright Agency CEO Adam Suckling has responded to a comment piece by Peter Martin in the Sunday Age. Martin's article inferred that Australian copyright [...]
In a recent case between the Commissioner of Taxation and the Seven Network, the Federal Court has confirmed that the Copyright Act does not [...]
Research into digital behaviours in the UK, commissioned by the UK Intellectual Property Office, has shown that online copyright infringement has dropped while use [...]
The 2016 Call for submissions to the Copyright Collecting Societies Code of Conduct review is now open. You can download the notice here. Each [...]
Screen Producers Australia has announced the twenty emerging producers for the 2016 Ones To Watch mentoring program. Now in its fourth year, Ones To [...]
The Productivity Commission released a report today, calling for a US-style fair use provision to be put into Australia’s Copyright Act. Screenrights’ submission to [...]
Screen Australia’s Brilliant Stories and Brilliant Careers have received a combined 452 applications – the most ever received for any funding program. The programs [...]
The Federal Government has announced the appointment of the Honourable Justice Andrew Greenwood as President of the Copyright Tribunal of Australia for a three [...]
Applications for Screen Producers Australia’s emerging producer mentor program Ones To Watch are now open! Proudly supported by Screenrights, the Ones To Watch program [...]
On 23 December last year, the Department of Communications and the Arts published an Exposure Draft of a bill to amend the Copyright Act. The [...]
A report by PricewaterhouseCoopers into the costs and benefits of a ‘fair use’ scheme in Australia has now been published. Commissioned by Screenrights, APRA [...]
Screenrights welcomes the publication of the Exposure Draft of a bill to simplify and modernise elements of the Copyright Act, including the educational statutory [...]