Page 0 of 19

Recent News & Events

SCGC welcomes Government of Canada’s Policy Direction to CRTC

Today’s Policy Direction to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) recognizes the critical role of individual creators (including screen composers) in ensuring that in a sea of global content choices, Canadians will be able to see and hear themselves within Canada’s broadcasting system. SCGC is particularly appreciative of the Policy Direction’s focus on the […]

SCGC
SCGC
November 14, 2023
Recent News & Events

Fair Trade Music International Award winners announced

Cape Verdean songwriter Solange Cesarovna and German composer Jörg Evers are award recipients in 2023   10 November 2023 – Rio de Janeiro: Fair Trade Music International (FTMI) has announced Cape Verdean artist, lyricist and songwriter Solange Cesarovna and the late German songwriter and producer, Jörg Evers as recipients of the inaugural FTMI Award. The […]

SCGC
SCGC
November 10, 2023
Events

CASMA 2023 Winners announced

The Screen Composers Guild of Canada (SCGC) has announced the winners for the second annual Canadian Screen Music Awards (CASMA) on Thursday 26 October at the El Mocambo in Toronto. These awards honour composers for their outstanding work in media and screen-based industries and are the first to be juried and awarded by fellow composers […]

SCGC
SCGC
October 27, 2023
Events

Event: SCGC Screen Composer Summit

Registration now open Tuesday, September 12th, 2023   We are excited to hold a new event that we’ve been working on for some time. The SCGC Screen Composer Summit will take place on Tuesday, September 12th at the Rivoli in Toronto just around the corner from TIFF, and will comprise a full day of unmissable […]

SCGC
SCGC
September 8, 2023
Recent News & Events

SCGC shares member survey results in new advocacy brochure

The SCGC recently conducted a survey of its membership to understand the real issues being faced by the Canadian screen composing community. More than 100 members took the time to complete this survey and add comments to illustrate the current economic challenges they face. Our thanks to all for your responses. We have already started […]

SCGC
SCGC
September 7, 2023
Recent News & Events

SCGC Stands in Solidarity with WGA, SAG-AFTRA

Toronto, 15 August 2023: The SCGC offer its solidarity and support to SAG-AFTRA, the WGA, and their members in their efforts to achieve a fair and equitable contract through strike action. “The cause of our fellow audiovisual artists is our cause, as we believe every creator’s work holds profound value,” said John Welsman, SCGC’s President. […]

SCGC
SCGC
August 15, 2023
Recent News & Events

Independent music creator groups alert US congress to “black box” royalty issue

The Screen Composers Guild of Canada has joined with MusicAnswers and eight other international music creator groups to alert the US Congress to the hundreds of millions of dollars in the The Mechanical Licensing Collective’s “Black Box”. Most of this was earned by independent music creators, but unless action is taken it will be heading […]

SCGC
SCGC
July 18, 2023
Events

Event: The Music of Carbon – The Unauthorised Biography

On March 3, 2023, we held a unique live-streamed event that saw director Niobe Thompson and composer Jonathan Kawchuk draw back the curtain on the creation of the ambitious score for the feature length documentary “Carbon: The Unauthorized Biography”. Featuring an orchestra and choir performing to picture, we were able to discover what goes into […]

SCGC
SCGC
March 8, 2023
Recent News & Events

New Free Resource for Canadian Music Creators

The SCGC is proud to announce the launch of musiccreator.ca and créationdemusique.ca The Screen Composers Guild of Canada and partners have announced the launch of musiccreator.ca and créationdemusique.ca – a comprehensive and free online resource for Canadian composers, songwriters, and other originators of music. The multimedia website provides a wealth of useful information and tools […]

SCGC
SCGC
Older Posts