Writers Talk / Antman
They give us our ideas for stage, TV, film and so much more. In January 2014 it was revealed that the creative sector contributed £8M an hour to the UK economy. Writers need readers, and many millions of readers borrow from libraries. And authors enjoy the right to collect a payment accordingly – the ‘Public Lending Right’. A small government agency, PLR, is responsible for administering the scheme and ensuring government decision makers get the message about how vitally important PLR payments are not just for authors’ livelihoods but as a strategic boost to the creative sector.
With an established background in graphic design, BBC Television, art direction and project management, Alex and Sara have worked together since 1999 when they formed Antman Graphic Design and Art Direction. They have directed and produced documentary shoots in corporate, private and public environments with individual or multiple subjects in locations ranging from HMP Nottingham to the Palace of Westminster.
(To read more about Antman, see Who we are)