The European Commission has asked Europe Economics and the Institute for Information Law of the University of Amsterdam to undertake a study on the remuneration of authors and performers. This study is focussed on audiovisual and musical works and is therefore of most relevance to scriptwriters.
Shocking new ALCS research into authors’ earnings finds dramatic fall, both in incomes, and the number of those working full-time as writers
ALCS is delighted to announce the appointment of Stevie Spring as a Non-Executive Director for a three-year term to the ALCS Board of Directors.
Writer and broadcaster A L Kennedy presented the Society of Authors’ awards at a reception in London on the 26 June. Chair of the Society of Authors, biographer Anne Sebba, introduced the event which celebrated the presentation of nine literary awards to twenty-nine winning authors.