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ALCS AGM 2015
This year the ALCS Annual General Meeting will be held in the beautiful Fazeley Studios in Birmingham on the 19 November 2015
Further details of the AGM will be announced here in due course.
The Society of Audiovisual Authors (SAA) which represents over 120,000 screenwriters and directors in 18 European countries, has unveiled the second edition of its white paper: Audiovisual Authors' Rights and Remuneration in Europe.
The London Book Fair was the venue for the launch of Writing the Future, writer development agency Spread the Word's report on the representation of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) writers and professionals in the publishing industry.
In 2015, ALCS is once again providing support to a number of organisations through its Support and Sponsorship Fund to enable their projects, ideas and campaigns to come to fruition.
A "time" and "cost saving" new copyright arrangement has been made between the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) and the Department for Education.
The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), has announced an agreement with news aggregator SyndiGate, which will see the addition of 1000 online news services and blog sites to the CLA repertoire.
Kathy Settle, currently Director for Digital Policy and Departmental Engagement in the Government Digital Service (GDS), has been officially appointed as the Chief Executive of the newly formed, Leadership for Libraries taskforce, as recommended by last years' Sieghart Report.
Last night (24 March), the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) alongside the Society of Authors (SOA), hosted a pre-election hustings debate for the writing community at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
The sixth Man Booker International Prize shortlist has been announced, including writers from 10 countries in contention for the £60,000 prize.
This month the BBC launches Copyright Aware, a website dedicated to raising awareness about copyright and knowing your rights as a creator.
This week, ALCS together with the Society of Authors will be holding a 'General Election Hustings for the Writing Community'.
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