Understanding copyright and interpreting contracts is no easy task. While we have tried to provide you with some basic information as a starting point, you may still need to seek independent legal advice to assist you in determining your entitlement to Screenrights royalties.
It is good practice to consult your legal representative prior to registering a claim to Screenrights royalties to ensure you hold the relevant rights and for the period and territories you are claiming.
Don’t have a lawyer? Don’t worry. You may be able to get your questions answered through one of the following:
General legal resources
General copyright advice
The Australian Copyright Council (ACC) is an independent, non-profit organisation representing the peak bodies for professional artists and content creators working in Australia’s creative industries and Australia’s major copyright collecting societies.
They provide free legal advice, practical information and easily accessible and affordable education on Australian copyright law.
WeCreate is the hub for New Zealand’s creative industries, advocating for the industries in the creative sector that make a significant contribution to the New Zealand economy.
Legal advice for filmmakers
Arts Law is Australia’s independent national community legal centre for the arts, providing free or low cost specialised legal advice, education and resource to Australian artists and art organisation