Learn about creator affiliation, the Payback payment, and other royalties and services for writers and visual artists.

Payback for Writers and Payback for Visual Artists

The 2016 Payback claim period is now closed. Thanks to all of our affiliates who made a claim for this year’s payment. 

All creators affiliated with Access Copyright as of December 31, 2015 are eligible for the 2016 Payback payment which will be processed the week of November 14.

More information on this year’s payment can be found through our Frequently Asked Questions sheet.

If you have any additional questions about this year’s Payback, please contact Royalty and Client Services at

Haven’t signed a new affiliation agreement yet?

Updating your agreement enhances Access Copyright’s ability to react to technological change in our representation of your rights and strengthens the collective position for all affiliated creators.

More information on the new affiliation agreement can be found here.

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