Société Française des Intérêts des Auteurs de l’Ecrit

SOFIA, Société Française des Intérêts des Auteurs de l’Ecrit

199 bis, boulevard Saint-Germain
Paris
75345 Paris cedex 07
France
Phone: +33 1 44 07 06 48
Fax: +33 1 44 07 17 88
E-mail: contact@la-sofia.org
Web: http://www.la-sofia.org

Chief Executive:
Manager: Christian ROBLIN
Chief Executive Phone: +33 1 44 07 06 48
Chief Executive Email: croblin@la-sofia.org

Year operations began:
SOFIA is distributing the public lending right for the year 2010.

Purpose:
1999: creation of SOFIA, a French non-profit collecting society of authors and publishers of books with the support of the Société des Gens de Lettres (SGDL) and the Syndicat National de l’Édition (SNE). 2003: SOFIA distributes payments from the British PLR system to French authors. March 7th 2005: SOFIA is officially authorised by the French Minister of Culture as the collecting society in charge of the PLR in France, as enforced by law in June 2003.

Members:
SOFIA is composed of approximately 6.000 authors of books and 300 publishers who represent 85% of the publishers in France.