Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Copyright Collaboration and the Future of Dramatic Authorship
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'This paper challenges the present legal system that prioritises the moral rights of the playwright and their sole ownership of a dramatic work. Recent public disputes between copyright holders and production companies, over royalties, collaboration and the freedom to interpret a text, have led to a growing chorus arguing for the acknowledgement of non-writer collaborators and reform of the law to specifically address dramatic authorship. The author interviews a group of notable Australian practitioners to illustrate the complexity behind the creation and ownership of a theatrical work, and suggests industry-based customary agreements, under the current copyright regime, are a more productive way to sustain harmonious collaborative relationships' (Publisher's website)

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    • Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney,: Currency Press , 2009 .
      Extent: 71p.
      ISBN: 9780980563245
      Series: y Platform Papers Currency Press (publisher), Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2004- Z1171343 2004 series - publisher 'A quarterly publication (January, April, July and October) on an issue affecting the health of the performing arts.' Number in series: 22
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