The Society of Authors has welcomed news that ministers are reconsidering plans announced earlier this year to privatise Channel 4.
Award-winning scriptwriters Robin Mukherjee, Trish Cooke and award-winning narrator Imogen Church are the most recent recruits to the SoA’s Scriptwriters Group (SWG) committee, which lobbies on behalf of UK scriptwriters.
Award-winning scriptwriters Niel Bushnell and Barney Norris are the most recent members elected to the SoA’s Scriptwriters Group (SWG) Committee, which lobby on behalf of UK scriptwriters.
A new report has exposed the scale of gender inequality in the UK screenwriting industry. The report reveals that just 16% of working film writers in the UK are female, and that only 14% of prime-time TV is written by women.
A new international legal study has been published calling for legal reforms to help screenwriters and directors earn royalties for the use of their works. Commissioned by the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) and Writers & Directors Worldwide (W&DW), and written by copyright law specialist and the Open University of Catalonia Intellectual…