May 5, 2021
Ireland's national broadcaster RTÉ announced a competition to find new theme music for one of their flagship TV shows. You'd imagine that a state funded organisation would devise a set of terms and conditions that promotes best industry practice for musicians rights, especially in a project involving their concert orchestra. You'd be wrong. Sarah Glenane CEO of the Screen Composers Guild of Ireland details how RTÉ's approach is more than a little tone deaf.