FACTS & FIGURES

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Surveys, whitepapers and informations regarding authors’ rights, writers’ income, contractual struggle and much more


BEHIND THE SCREENS
European Survey on the remuneration of audiovisual authors o a median director earns € 25.000 a year after tax, €17.000 comes from work as a director o a median screenwriter earns € 27.000 a year after tax, €20.000 comes from work as a screenwriter o a median other audiovisual author earns €24.000 a year after tax,€20.000 comes from work as ...

THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL SITUATION OF BOOK AUTHORS IN FRANCE
A significant proportion of Agessa-affiliated authors of the book sector (18%) live in a household reporting less than €15,000 in net annual income (2013 return), all types of income combined. ...

WRITERS’ INCOME IN FINLAND
Writers’ median income for writing fiction in Finland is EUR 2,000 a year. Various grants account for a significant share of writers’ incomes – grants and other income related to the writing profession raise the median income for writers to EUR 9,745 a year. ...

STUDY BY THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LITERATURE (UK): WHAT WRITERS NEED TODAY
20. June, 2019 Defending the ecosystem for books and writers: What writers need today. Study by the Royal Society of Literature (UK) In this survey, writers were asked to tell what they need to work. The Study shows a literary landscape ...

UNITED KINGDOM: SURVEY ON WRITERS’ INCOME
January 5, 2019 Typical annual earnings are less than £10,500 to the ALCS-Survey. This equates to a fall of 42% in real terms income for professional authors since the first of these surveys was conducted in 2006. ...

THE VALUE OF WRITERS’ WORKS
“The Value of Writers’ Works” was an evidence-based forum addressing the challenges that concern European authors in the text and book sector in all genres, including screen-writers and literary translators. The threefold thematic platform gave ...

STRIKING THE RIGHT BALANCE
STRIKING THE RIGHT BALANCE BETWEEN ACCESS, FAIR REMUNERATION AND AUTHORS’ RIGHTS The EWC’s 2012 Authors’ Rights Conference, entitled Striking the Right Balance between Access, Fair Remuneration and Authors’ Rights, was held at ...

Authors’ Rights in the Digital World
Authors’ Rights in the Digital World Main themes: • New notions of intellectual property, copyright, and authors’ rights • Access to the digital book – challenges and opportunities for authors • Activities and perspectives at the policy level ...

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