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Av-tuottajien tekijänoikeusyhdistys Tuotos ry / Collective Society for Audiovisual Producers in Finland

Identification number in the register: 15785425789-36
Registration date: 05/05/2011 10:11:17

The information on this entity was last modified on: 30/03/2015 13:54:05
The date of the last annual update was: 30/03/2015 13:54:05
Next update due latest on: 30/03/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Av-tuottajien tekijänoikeusyhdistys Tuotos ry / Collective Society for Audiovisual Producers in Finland


Collective Management Organisation / Association

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Urho Kekkosenkatu 2 C, 6th floor FI-00100 Helsinki
Helsinki 00100

(+358)9 440 471

    Person with legal responsibility

Ms  Kirsi Colliander

Executive Director

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Kirsi Salo

Senior Legal Adviser

    Goals / remit

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.

  • European
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

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
- Innovation

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 4   50%: 1  



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Culture
  • Enterprise
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Youth

    Membership and affiliation

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:
- Eurocinema
- Eurocopya
- Procirep

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

439,836 €

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.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.