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 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 has today that confirmed the departure of long-standing Public Affairs Advisor Virginia Gordon.
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 is calling an Extraordinary General Meeting of Members at 12 noon on 25 July 2019.
Screenrights is currently seeking member feedback on proposed changes to our Competing Claims procedures.
The 2019 call for submissions to the Copyright Collecting Societies Code of Conduct review is now open.
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.