Screenrights' 2021 Cultural Fund is now open for applications, closing 5pm AEST Wednesday 28 April.
A Record $46.5 Million Distributed to Screenrights Members in 2019/20 and New Board Directors Elected at 2020 AGM
Screenrights has announced a record $46.5 million was distributed to members in 2019/20, along with a surge in usage records for the Australian Educational Licence.
Screenrights has made a submission in response to the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC)'s 31 July 2020 draft version of the news media bargaining code.
The Federal Government has announced today that it will move ahead with Australian copyright reforms, to "better support the needs of Australians to access content in an increasingly digital environment."
Screenrights has announced a record seven projects will be supported by its 2020 Cultural Fund, awarding total funding of $295K.
Audio Visual Copyright Society Limited (trading as Screenrights) and Foxtel Management Pty Limited Copyright Tribunal Case (CT1 OF 2020)
Screenrights has filed an application for a determination of equitable remuneration for retransmission of free-to-air television by Foxtel.
In June 2020, Screenrights made submissions to the ACCC and to the Australian Government Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications on behalf of our members and stakeholders.
There is a role for Screenrights to play in helping content creators understand the usage of their content by educational institutions. Here are the steps we're taking to address this need.
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 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 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 has announced the recipients of our inaugural Cultural Fund, three projects that present innovative solutions to overcoming barriers to access and use of [...]
Screenrights Chair Jill Bryant announced today that she had received Chief Executive Simon Lake’s resignation. “It is with great reluctance that we’ve accepted Simon’s decision to resign to address a serious health issue.”
Congratulations to our very own Emma Madison on being awarded the 2018 Anita Prahbu Women Leaders in Business award by the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM).
The Screenrights Cultural Fund has been established to invest in the Screen Industry in Australia and New Zealand. The Cultural Fund can support a wide range of activities, from small individual projects and events through to large-scale initiatives.
Screenrights has announced another successful year, with distribution of more than $43.1 million dollars to more than 3,000 individual members in the 2016/17 financial year.
Screenrights CEO, Simon Lake said “Our members depend on copyright law to ensure that they receive a fair fee for the use of their works”.
Mr Philip Argy conducted an independent review of the Express Resolution Process. Screenrights provided draft responses to the review and sought members' feedback on Mr Argy's recommendations.
Screenrights introduced the Express Resolution Process (ERP) in November 2015 to assist members with the resolution of their competing claims. The Express Resolution Process [...]
The majority of royalties distributed to Screenrights members are through the use of your broadcast content for educational purposes. Screenrights brings filmmakers and educators [...]
Screenrights, Copyright Agency and Universities Australia welcome the introduction of amendments to streamline and update the statutory licence in the Copyright Act for copying [...]
Screenrights Resolution is your new online portal for competing claims. You’ll be able to explore simple and practical approaches to resolving your competing claims, [...]
Do you have an Australian film or television project in financing or about to be green-lit? Have you considered Disbursements by Screenrights to manage [...]
Screenrights aims to provide the best possible experience for its members. Member feedback helps to guide our decisions. By taking five minutes to complete [...]
Screenrights made a submission to the Productivity Commission in response to its draft report on Australia’s intellectual property arrangements. Screenrights expressed its concerns on [...]
The March payment run saw distributions totalling $3.6 million paid to Screenrights members. 329 Screenrights members from around the world received payments. Screenrights Distribution Manager [...]