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Fjölís

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Fjölís
Barónsstíg 5
Reykjavik
IS-101
Iceland
Phone
+ 354 899 9961
Website
http://www.fjolis.is
Chief Executive Name
Helga Sigrún Harðardóttir
Chief Executive Title
Managing Director
Chief Executive Phone
+354 8999961
Chief Executive Email
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Title
Chairman
History of the organisation
Fjölís was founded in August 1984 and the Articles of Association for Fjölís were confirmed by the Ministry of Culture and Education in December 1985. The organization was founded by the associations of fiction writers, composers, journalists and book publishers. The associations of non-fiction writers and visual artists joined later. Publishers of newspapers and journals are not members of Fjölís.
Year of incorporation
1984
Year of first distribution
1985
Year of first collection
1985
Total number of Board Members
7
Total number of Author Representatives
5
Total number of Publisher Representatives
2
Remarks about the Board
Halldór Birgisson, Chairman (Icelandic Publishers’ Association)
Ragnar Th. Sigurðsson, Vice-Chairman (Visual Art Copyright Association)
Svanhildur Sverrisdóttir, (Association of Non-fiction Writers)
Sindri Freysson (The Writers’ Union of Iceland)
Hjálmar Jónsson (Union of Icelandic Journalists)
Páll Ragnar Pálsson (The Performing Rights Society of Iceland)
Gylfi Garðarsson (The Icelandic Music Publishers Association)
Total Number of Member Associations
7
Total Publishers' Associations
2
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations
5
Remarks about the members
Classes of rights holders served :
Foreign and domestic owners of reproduction rights in literary, artistic and musical works.
Approximate number: Approx. 6100.
Staff total number
1
DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR
January 1 - December 31
Type of National legislation
Civil Law
Licensing system
Extended Collective Licence
Types of works licensed
All categories of printed works, including sheet music
Types of uses licensed
Extended Collective Licensing
Types of institutions/sectors licensed
Primary schools, secondary schools, universities and all other educational facilities supported by the state on a regular basis; music schools; private schools; central government administration, local government administration, choirs, state church of Iceland.
Approximate number: 193 primary schools, 35 secondary schools, and 9 universities with a total of approximately 75000 students; approx. 8000 students/employees in music schools, approx. 12500 central government employees, approx. 13000 local government employees, approx. 50 choirs.
Types of works licensed
Printed works
Types of uses licensed
Reproduction by scanning stored on intranets, run by educational organizations, the church, choirs and the government, protected by passwords in applicable courses or operations.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed
Education, government, choirs, the church.
Public Lending Rights
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Distribution methods
Non title-specific distribution
% Author/Publisher Split
differs between licenses
Text authors’ % share
differs between licenses
Publishers' % share
differs between licenses
Visual material authors’ % share
differs between licenses
Administration costs as a percentage
11
Are deductions for cultural and/or social purposes made ?
no
Cultural deductions as a percentage
0
Social deductions as a percentage
0
Cultural and social deductions combined as a percentage
0
New developments / licensing
In October 2016,a new blanket license was signed with the ministry of culture and education, covering all uses within the school system as a whole in Iceland. That includes Kindergarten, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, Universities, Music Schools and Continuing Education. At the same time, an agreeement with the Universities regarding digital copying and agreements with Music Schools was dismissed.
New blanket licenses with the National Federations of choirs.
Number of Bilateral agreements type A
6
Bilateral agreements type A with
CLA (UK), BONUS COPYRIGHT (Sweden), COPY-DAN (Denmark), CCC (USA), VG Musikedition (Germany), Kopinor (Norway)
Number of Bilateral agreements type B
25
Bilateral agreements type B with
ABDR (Brazil), CADRA (Argentina), CAL (Australia), CANCOPY (Canada), REPRORECHT (Netherlands) CEDRO (Spain), CFC (France) , CLL (New Zealand), ACCESSCOPYRIGHT and COPIBEC (Canada), COPYRUS (Russia), DILIA (Czech Republic), FJÖLRIT (Faeroe Islands), GCA (Georgia), HKRRLS (Hong Kong), ICLA (Ireland), KOPIOSTO (Finland), KORRA (Korea), LITA (Slovak Republic), OSDEL (Greece), Pro Litteris (Switzerland) Reprobel (Belgium), VG WORT (Germany), Vietrro (Vietnam) Zimcopy (Zimbabwe)
Remarks about financial data
Fjölís only collects under the extended collective licensing and distributes non-title specific to member societies.
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ISK Iceland
Total amount collected for all licensing
132 479 326.00
Total amount collected for reproduction licensing
132 479 326.00
Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing
130 190 187.00
Amount for schools
111 460 000.00
Amount for further education
0.00
Amount for government
9 700 000.00
Amount for business
0.00
Amount for other sector(s)
13 608 465.00
Levies on equipment and other mediums
0.00
Total amount collected for PLR
0.00
Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide
0.00
Total amount received for reproduction licensing from other RROs world-wide
2 289 139.00
Total amount distributed from all licensing
111 783 853.00
Total amount distributed from reproduction licensing
111 783 853.00
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders
95 586 817.00
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders from reproduction licensing
95 586 817.00
1. Of which for visual works, to publishers only
0.00
to publishers and visual creator organisations
0.00
to visual creators organisations
0.00
to collecting societies only
111 021 054.00
to individual artists only
0.00
Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs
16 197 036.00
Total amount distributed from PLR
0.00
Administration Charge (actual figure)
8.50
Name
Halldór Birgisson