Verwertungsgesellschaft Bild-Kunst

VG Bild-Kunst, Verwertungsgesellschaft Bild-Kunst

Weberstrasse 61
Bonn
53113
Germany
Phone: +49 228 91 53 416
Fax: +49 228 91 53 438
E-mail: info@bildkunst.de
Web: http://www.bildkunst.de

Chief Executive:
Managing Director: Urban Pappi
Chief Executive Phone: +49-228-9153415
Chief Executive Email: upappi@bildkunst.de

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Head of Legal Department: Anke Schierholz
E-mail: schierholz@bildkunst.de
Phone: +49-228-9143453
Head of operations: Stefan Barbian
E-mail: barbian@bildkunst.de
Phone: +49 228 9153446

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 1985

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 15
How are Board Members elected: by members directly
Total number of Author Representatives: 13
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 2

Members:
Remarks about the members: Approx. 51.000 rights holders represented. Only individual rights holders can become members; no membership for associations.

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR January 1 - December 31

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No

Licensing system:
Non voluntary licence - legal licence
Other licensing system: direct primary licensing for fine art (reproduction and broadcasting)
Mandating rights holders:
authors and publishers

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: fine art, photography, design and illustration
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): private and personal use, educational and research use, document delivery, press digests
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: educational and research institutions, public librairies, other librairies (document delivery), copyshops (operator levy) companies and organisations (press digests)

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: fine art, photography, design and illustration
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): retro-digitisation, educational and research intranets, electronic press digests, educational and research intranet uses
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: schools and universities, librairies, companies and organisations

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No
Other areas of licensing: Primary reproduction rights (including online rights), resale rights for fine art authors.

DISTRIBUTION
Title-specific distribution: No
Non title-specific distribution: No
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: Yes
Full reporting: No
Sampling: Yes
Statistical surveys: Yes
Objective availability: Yes
Possibility to be copied: Yes

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 35
Bilateral agreements type A with: reprographic remuneration is exchanged through the CISAC network of visual collecting societies

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
€ 61,345,564.00
Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
€ 23,002,492.00
Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
€ 22,770,503.00
Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
€ 231,989.00
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
€ 0.00
Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
€ 0.00
Total amount distributed from all licensing:
€ 56,526,797.00