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Screenwriters should look out for new privacy provisions in contracts

December 10, 2015

The AWG is advising our members to look carefully before signing contracts that contain new privacy provisions. We are issuing the advice after concerns some contracts contain new provisions that may give production companies and studios access to information about a writer beyond what is directly relevant to fulfilling their contract. Our advice, supported by […]


NPEA – MIA, Catalyst in Question; Arts funding back to the future?

December 10, 2015

It has been a turbulent year for the Arts and artists in Australia.  First, the federal government slashed Australia Council’s grants funding and announced the National Program for Excellence in the Arts (NPEA). The industry responded with a wave of national protests.  The arts community was united and outraged.  Senator Ludlum successfully called for a […]


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