Cooperation

Producer Rights Denmark (PRD) works closely with many Danish and foreign rights organisations and other relevant partners.

PRD is a member of the four Copydan organisations:

PRD licenses TV and film rights through Copydan on behalf of producers and distributors. PRD receives producers and distributors' share of rights income from Copydan, and PRD is responsible for ensuring correct individual distribution as well as use in general.

Read more about Copydan agreements


Danish rights organisations and other relevant partners

IFPI/MPO and PRD has a cooporation and distribution agreement. IFPI/MPO handles the individual distribution and payment of these rights revenues to IFPI/MPO’s rightsholders. IFPI was co-founder of the former CAB and Filmkopi (now PRD).

FDV is the Danish video association's who cooperates with PRD in relevant areas. FDV was co-founder of the former Filmkopi (now PRD).

Koda is the composers rights organisation in Denmark. Koda is a collective rights organisation who represents composers and music publishers. Koda also cooperates with Copydan in some areas.

The Danish Ministry of Culture is a primary player when it comes to the regulation of media and cultural policy in Denmark as well as to legislation in the area.

The Danish Producers Association is a trade and employers’ organisation for Danish producers of TV and film productions as well as commercials and video games. Among other things, the Danish Producers’ Association advises its members on contracts and rights issues. The association is a co-founder of Filmkopi (now PRD) and represented on the boards of PRD.

REDK Registration Denmark (REDK) and PRD has an administration agreement. REDK receives and processes data from Danish TV distributors. The database at REDK helps form the payment basis for the distribution of revenues from Copydan to PRD. REDK has been owned by Filmret ApS since June 2015.


Foreign rights organisations and other relevant partners

AGICOA, MPAA and GWFF is represented in the board of PRD.

  • AGICOA (Association of International Collective Management of Audiovisual Works) is an international non-profit organisation that manages cable retransmission rights. PRD (former CAB) and AGICOA have entered into a reciprocal agreement whereby AGICOA represents Danish TV and film producers abroad, while PRD represents AGICOA’s producers in Denmark.
  • GWFF (Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrechten mbH) is a management organisation that manages and administers the rights of German TV and film producers. PRD (former CAB) and GWFF have entered into a reciprocal agreement whereby GWFF represents Danish TV and film producers in Germany, while PRD represents GWFF’s producers in Denmark.
  • MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) is an American members’ organisation founded in 1922. The organisation has acted as a voice and advocate for the film and TV industry worldwide. MPAA works to protect filmmakers’ creative and artistic freedom. PRD (former CAB) pays revenues to American producers via AGICOA. In areas such as Digital services (former StartOver), which are not managed by AGICOA, PRD pays revenues direct to American producers.

PRD (former CAB) has entered into an a reciprocal agreement with the following organisations:

  • AGICOA
  • FRF Filmproducenternas Rättighetsförening
  • GWFF Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrechten mbH

PRD (former Filmkopi) has entered into a reciprocal agreement with the following organisations:

  • Compact Media
  • CPT Holding
  • CS Associates
  • EGEDA Entidad de Gestión de Derechos de los Productores Audiovisuales
  • FIBROS Ges.mbH Agentur für der Schutz der Filmproducentenrechte
  • FRF Filmproducenternas Rättighetsförening
  • GWFF Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrechten mbH
  • IFTA Independent Film & Television Alliance
  • MCA International B.V.
  • MGM Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
  • Norwaco
  • Paramount Pictures International
  • Procibel Société de gestion collective des producteurs pour la copie privée en Belgique
  • PROCIREP Société Civile pour la perception et la répartition des droits de representation des films cinematographiques
  • Stichting SEKAM Video
  • Suissimage Schweizerische Gesellschaft für die Urheberrechte an visuellen und audiovisuellen Werken
  • Twentieth Century Fox
  • VAM Verwertungsgesellschaft für audiovisuelle Medien GmbH
  • VGF Verwertungsgesellschaft für Nutzungsrechte an Filmwerken mbH
  • Warner Bros.

Other:

  • AGICOA Norge AGICOA Norge represents TV and film producers in Norway
  • Tuotos (Finland) Tuotos represents TV and film producers in Finland