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 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.