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Profile of registrant

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

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

The information on this organisation was last modified on 08/04/14 11:06:40
The date of the last annual update was 08/04/14 11:06:40

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Av-tuottajien tekijänoikeusyhdistys Tuotos ry / Collective Society for Audiovisual Producers in Finland
Acronym: TUOTOS
Legal status: Collective Management Organisation / Association
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Kirsi Niittyinperä
Position: Executive Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Kirsi Niittyinperä
Position: Executive Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 2 C Urho Kekkosenkatu 2 C, 6th floor FI-00100 Helsinki
Helsinki 00100
Telephone number: (+358) 9 440 471
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: 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, private copying and 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.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

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

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Communication
  • Culture
  • Enterprise
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

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

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

As a Collective Management Organisation the main source for administrative costs is member fee and administrative fee. All other income, is distributed as royalties or eq. to the clients, Production Companies (Producers).

Code of conduct

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