Av-tuottajien tekijänoikeusyhdistys Tuotos ry / Collective Society for Audiovisual Producers in Finland
Collective Management Organisation / Association
II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations
Trade and business associations
Urho Kekkosenkatu 2 C, 6th floor FI-00100 Helsinki
(+358)9 440 471
Ms Kirsi Colliander
Ms Kirsi Salo
Senior Legal Adviser
Tuotos represents the interests of film and audiovisual producers, particularly in the field of copyright and related rights. We negotiate, collect and distribute royalties on retransmission, on private copying and on educational uses etc. We are actively monitoring the digital distribution and services and licencing them.
Tuotos is highly motivated to get the digital market working well for all the involved stakeholders. Tuotos is committed in providing the pratical licencing solutions for all mass uses.
All involving the following fields:
digital single market/ copyright/ regulating audiovisual market incl Creative Europe/ Europe 2020/ regulating small and medium size companies/ taxation esp. VAT/European Parliament initiatives and studies/ Media litterature/ Data protection/Information society/ Transparency/New initiatives of the European Commission/ Internal market/Competition
Other activities on large scale issues are coordianted often together with Brussels/Geneva/Paris based organisations such as Eurocopya, Procirep, Fiapf
and on a national level with LYHTY (coalition on creative industries) as well as with Antipiracy office (TTVK)
Tuotos is safeguarding the interests of the audiovisual sector and particularly those of audiovisual producers'. The focus is in the exploitation of film and audiovisual works in digital and internet distribution. The main areas of national and EU policies are:
- Copyright and related intellectual property rights' legislation
- Digital distribution and its impacts on the value chain of audiovisual productions
- Audiovisual policy
- Internal market
- Information society
- Enforcement of IPR legislation
- Digital Single Market
- Company Law (in EU)
- Cultural policy
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The Central Organisation of Finnish Film Producers (SEK)
Association of Independent Producers in Finland (SATU)
Tuotos is a Member of the following organisations:
- Association of International Collective Management of Audiovisual Works (AGICOA)- an umbrella organisation in the field of retransmission rights
- Finnish Copyright information and Anti-piracy Centre (Enforcement of IPR rights, Finland)
- Lyhty Coalition organisation, in Finland
Tuotos collaborates with the following umprella organisations:
01/2014 - 12/2014
No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.
As a Collective Management Organisation the main sourceto cover administrative costs is consisting of member fees and of administrative fees.
All other income whatsoever, is distributed to the our clients (Production Companies,Producers) as royalties or eq.
By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.