Up to 60% of your life’s income as a screen composer is through royalties… be aware that if you are an APRA member, that doesn’t automatically mean you have an AMCOS membership and you could be missing out on royalties if you are unpublished!
Your must register your works and cue sheets with APRA AMCOS for you to receive royalties. A cue sheet is a list of all the music and songs used in a film and television production. Unless you or the producers submit this list to APRA AMCOS you will not be paid your royalties. Make sure that the details of each musical work matches your registrations.
Join APRA AMCOS as a writer here, and contact APRA AMCOS (+61 9935 7900) for further information.