B.1 - B.4 Advertising / Commercial Copyright Fees Schedule 2017

Table of Contents

• B.1 Exhibitions - Advertising / Commercial •

• B.1.1 Exhibitions At Trade Fairs, Salons, Conventions •

• B.2 Audio-Visual Reproduction - Advertising / Commercial •

• B.2.1 Trailers (Cinema, Television) •

• B.2.1.1 Reproductions With A Central Role In Advertising Or Publicity •

• B.2.1.2 Reproductions As Isolated Elements In Advertising Or Publicity •

• B.2.2 Projections And Walls Of Images •

• B.2.2.1 Fixed Images •

• B.3 Digital And Electronic Reproductions - Advertising / Commercial •

• B.3.1 Internet •

• B.3.1.1 Internet - Moving Images •

• B.3.1.2 Internet - Fixed Images •

• B.4 Print Reproductions - Advertising / Commercial •

• B.4.1 Books and Catalogues •

• B.4.2 Magazines, Journals, Periodicals, Newspapers •

• B.4.2.1 Exhibition Publicity •

• B.4.2.2 All Other Publicity •

• B.4.3 Cards, Postcards, Invitations, Greeting Cards, Etc. - Advertising / Commercial •

• B.4.3.1 Cards, Etc. Distributed Free Of Charge •

• B.4.3.2 Cards, Etc. Offered For Sale •

• B.4.4 Brochures, Booklets, Folders, Mass Mailings, Circulars, Leaflets, Etc. - Advertising / Commercial •

• B.4.4.1. Brochures, Etc For Non-Profit Cultural Or Educational Organizations •

• B.4.4.2 Brochures, Etc. For Private Enterprise, For-Profit Organizations •

• B.4.5 Posters, Panels, Display Units, Etc. - Advertising / Commercial •

• B.4.5.1 Posters, Etc. Not Offered For Sale Or Hire •

• B.4.5.1.1 Posters, Etc. Posted In Other Than Rented Advertising Space •

• B.4.5.1.2 Posters, Etc. Displayed In Rented Advertising Space •

• B.4.5.1.3 Other Public Postings •

• B.4.5.2 Posters Etc. Offered For Sale Or Hire •

• B.4.6 Calendars And Agendas •

• B.4.6.1 Calendars And Agendas Not Offered For Sale •

• B.4.6.2 Calendars And Agendas Offered For Sale •

• B.4.7 Objects Bearing Reproductions •

• B.4.7.1 Objects Distributed Free Of Charge •

• B.4.7.2 Objects Offered For Sale •

• B.4.8 Packaging •

• B.4.8.1 Packaging For Audio-Visual Or Digital Products •

 


• B.1.1 Exhibitions at Trade Fairs, Salons, Conventions •

This category applies to exhibitions taking place within the framework of a commercial trade fair, salon or convention not principally dedicated to the sale of the work itself.  Rates apply equally to original works of art and to reproductions.

Size – the rate for a full square metre is added for any portion of an additional square metre.  Royalties cover exhibition and reproduction rights for one exhibition up to six months in duration.

TAX is not included in the following rates.

Original or reproduction up to 1 m sq

522

Per additional square metre

209

 

• B.2 Audio-Visual Reproduction Advertising / Commercial •

• B.2.1 Trailers (Cinema, Television) •

The rates given are for a license of one year duration.  If trailers are used for one month or less, the royalty is 25% of the listed amount.  Royalties are based on the duration of the appearance of the image.  They are the same regardless of whether the image is fixed or moving.  The rates for not-for-profit cultural organizations are 50% of the royalties listed. The license covers uses in all languages and for all audiences, including personal use, and remote transmission.

TAX is not included in the following rates.

• B.2.1.1 Reproductions with A Central Role in Advertising Or Publicity •

Duration of appearance

15 seconds

30 seconds

60 seconds

Local

2968

5939

8907

National

5939

11876

17815

North America

17815

35628

53443

World-wide

23752

47505

71257

 

• B.2.1.2 Reproductions as Isolated Elements in Advertising Or Publicity •

Foreground /
significant part

Background /
used as decoration

National, per second

1455

581

North America, per second

2186

874

World-wide, per second

2912

1167

 

• B.2.2 Projections and Walls of Images •

These rates apply to projections or walls of images presented in a promotional or public relations context.

‘Number of works’ generally refers to the number of images included in a CARCC license.  In the case of a license including works by several artists, ‘number of works’ would refer to the number of images contributed by each artist, for the purposes of calculating the royalties.

TAX is not included in the following rates. 

• B.2.2.1 Fixed Images •

The royalties for longer terms apply to one program only repeated over the specified period of time.

Number of works 

Single projection

3 months

One year

1-4 slides(per work)

49

76

112

5-12 slides(per work)

42

67

94

13-24 slides(per work)

34

47

73

25-49 slides(per work)

26

38

55

50 or more slides(per work)

19

26

37

• B.3 Digital And Electronic Reproductions Advertising / Commercial •

• B.3.1 Internet •

All use of a work of art on the internet is considered advertising if the use is not principally for the promotion of the work itself, the artist, or a collection or exhibition of which the work is part.

TAX is not included in the following rates. 

• B.3.1.1 Internet - Moving Images •

If an extract is used on the banner page, the rate given below is doubled. When the duration of the use exceeds three months, each part of a month counts as a whole month. Licenses are issued to cover a maximum of one year duration.  A new license must be issued after one year.

Not-for profit organization

    For-profit organization

1 month

3 months

Each add. month

    1 month

3 months

Each add. month

Up to 10 second extract

64

187

12

128

382

26

Each additional second

23

23

4

26

26

4

 

• B.3.1.2 Internet - Fixed Images •

If the image used appears on a banner page, the rate given below is doubled.  ‘Number of works’ generally refers to the number of images included in a license.  In the case of a license including works by several artists, ‘number of works’ would refer to the number of images contributed by each artist, for the purposes of calculating the royalties. If an image is used more than once on the same site, the royalty for each additional use is 20% of the applicable rate.

Number of works

  Not-for-profit

           For-profit

  1 month

Year

            1 month

Year

Up to 10(per work)

55

218

110

437

11-50(per work)

44

184

93

372

51-100(per work)

42

167

85

338

101-500(per work)

34

136

69

271

501-1000(per work)

26

99

50

202

Over 1000(per work)

23

86

42

170

 

• B.4 Print Reproductions  Advertising / Commercial •

• B.4.1 - Books And Catalogues •
• B.4.2 Magazines, Journals, Periodicals, Newspapers •

TAX is not included in the following rates.

• B.4.2.1 Exhibition Publicity •

For exhibitions where CARFAC/RAAV-level exhibition copyright royalties have been paid, a special rate is allowed for reproductions directly promoting the exhibition.  The royalty of $25 per work per support regardless of print run and size applies to the following:  invitation, internet site, e-invitations, not-for-sale catalogues, brochures or folders, social media postings, publicity in journals or periodicals.  When three promotional items are produced bearing reproductions of one artist’s work for the same exhibition, the third use may be granted free of charge. The exceptions here is use in catalogues that are offered for sale or outdoor advertising; in these instances, reproductions are charged as listed.

• B.4.2.2 All Other Publicity •

If an image is on the cover of an inside section of a newspaper, the back cover rate applies.  It the cover image is less than 1/3 of a page, the full-page rate applies. The size is determined by the size of the advertisement in relation to the whole page.  If the image is used on several different supports, the size is calculated in relation to the average size of the supports. Print-runs in various publications can be combined to determine the royalty category for a single advertisement.

Multiple insertions are accorded the following discounts:

Discount

2nd insertion

58%

3rd insertion

70%

4th and 5th insertions

81%

6th and additional insertions

87%

Not-for-profit organizations receive a 50% discount on the rates listed below.

Print run size

Image Size

Up to 1,000

1,001 to 3,000

3,001 to 10,000

10,001 to 20,000

20,001 to 50,000

50,001 to 100,000

100,001 to 200,000

200,001 to 500,000

500,001 to 1,000,000

Up to 1/16 page & thumbnail

79

117

176

261

395

599

894

1346

2023

Up to 1/8 page

100

143

219

327

494

746

1120

1684

2528

Up to 1/4 page

123

178

271

406

614

609

1388

2087

3135

Up to 1/2 page

156

223

341

510

773

1167

1744

2625

3943

Up to full page

195

281

428

641

970

1466

2191

3297

4954

Back cover

261

380

576

863

1307

1973

2952

4441

6675

Front cover

330

477

724

1085

1643

2481

3713

5857

8395

• B.4.3 Cards, Postcards, Invitations, Greeting Cards, Etc. - Advertising /Commercial •

These royalties apply to items used for advertising, and to items bearing the name of an institution or organization, other than exhibition announcements where CARFAC/RAAV exhibition royalties have been paid.  Licenses are issued for use within Canada at the rates given below. For world-wide rights, the rates are doubled.  For North American rights, the rates are increased by 50%.

TAX is not included in the following rates.

• B.4.3.1 Cards, Etc. Distributed Free Of Charge •

Rates given below are per card, and payable on the entire print run, in advance.

Print run size

Up to 5000 cards

5001-9000 cards

Over 9000 cards

Not-for-profit organization

0.25

0.22

0.18

All others

0.40

0.40

0.40

 

• B.4.3.2 Cards, Etc. Offered For Sale •

The rate is 15% of the retail price of the entire print run, payable in advance, with a minimum royalty of $600.

• B.4.4 Brochures, Booklets, Folders, Mass Mailings, Circulars, Leaflets, Etc.
Advertising / Commercial •

If the work is used on letterhead, the royalty is doubled.  An annual royalty for such usage may be negotiated.  If more than one reproduction is used on a cover, the full page rate is applied to each image.  Licenses are issued for use within Canada at the rates given below. For worldwide rights, the rates are doubled.  For North American rights, the rates are increased by 50%.

TAX is not included in the following rates.

• B.4.4.1. Brochures, Etc for Non-Profit Cultural or Educational Organizations •

Print run size

Up to 1000

Over 1K, up to 3K

Over 3K, up to 10K

Over 10K, up to 20K

Over 20K, up to 50K

Over 50K, up to 100k

Over 100K, up to 200K

Over 200K, up to 500K

Over 500K

Up to 1/8 page

46

72

104

132

151

179

238

447

Negotiable

Up to 1/4 page

62

91

138

176

199

238

317

691

Negotiable

Up to 1/2 page

76

115

176

217

245

296

391

863

Negotiable

Full page

94

141

217

298

338

404

537

1079

Negotiable

Front cover

166

238

369

551

813

1184

1575

1840

Negotiable

Back cover

116

167

260

386

447

537

716

1284

Negotiable

 

• B.4.4.2 Brochures, Etc. For Private Enterprise, For-Profit Organizations•

Print run size

Up to 1000

Over 1K, up to 3K

Over 3K, up to 10K

Over 10K, up to 20K

Over 20K, up to 50k

Over 50K, up to 100K

Over 100K, up to 200K

Over 200K, up to 500K

Over 500K

Up to 1/8 page

93

141

208

263

301

358

475

894

Negotiable

Up to 1/4 page

123

181

276

348

395

475

632

1386

Negotiable

Up to 1/2 page

154

225

348

433

489

590

786

1729

Negotiable

Full page

190

281

433

594

674

807

1074

2159

Negotiable

Front cover

332

475

738

1098

1630

2368

3153

3676

Negotiable

Back cover

227

336

519

771

894

1074

1434

2565

Negotiable

 

• B.4.5 Posters, Panels, Display Units, Etc.   Advertising / Commercial •

Size is calculated on the dimensions of the support on which the reproduction appears.

A license covers a single campaign of up to one year in duration.  For permanently installed panels, the applicable rates are doubled.

TAX is not included in the following rates.

• B.4.5.1 Posters, Etc. Not Offered For Sale Or Hire •

• B.4.5.1.1 Posters, Etc. Posted In Other Than Rented Advertising Space •

Reproduction Size

Print run size

Up to 250

251 to 500

501 to 1,000

1,001 to 5,000

5,001 to 10,000

10,001 to 25,000

Over 25,000

Up to 600 sq cm

284

527

599

685

898

1169

1522

Over 600, up to 2400 sq cm

363

668

761

870

1138

1482

1937

Over 2400, up to 4K sq cm

458

844

960

1093

1435

1869

2440

Over 4K, up to 8K sq cm

626

1160

1316

1505

1975

2572

3356

Over 8K, up to 24K sq cm

854

1582

1795

2053

2694

3507

4571

Over 24K, up to 60K sq cm

1105

2045

2288

2654

3485

4532

5916

Over 60K sq cm

1439

2664

3023

3454

4532

5902

7699

 

• B.4.5.1.2 Posters, Etc. Displayed In Rented Advertising Space •

Examples of rented advertising space would include subway panels, billboards, public toilets, banners, streamers and so on.  Rates given are for a publicity campaign of up to 12 weeks duration.

Type of presentation, approximate size

Number of Copies

100

200

400

1000

5000

Rural, no limit

Metropolitan, no limit

Exteriors of vehicles,
approx. 120 x 160 cm

x

x

x

4749

23749

x

x

Bus shelters,
approx. 120 x 176 cm

2057

x

x

19001

x

x

x

Subway stations,
approx. 400 x 300 cm

12509

17416

26917

x

x

x

x

Billboards,
approx. 400 x 300 cm

x

x

x

x

x

7915

17416

• B.4.5.1.3 Other Public Postings •

The rates given cover a publicity campaign of up to 12 weeks.

Print run size

Up to 10 copies

11-250 copies

251-500 copies

501-1000 copies

1001 - 5000 copies

Up to 4800 sq cm

1946

2922

4146

4867

6504

Up to 9600 sq cm

3038

4559

6470

7597

10146

Up to 21600 sq cm

4187

6281

8920

10467

13987

Up to 46800 sq cm

5689

8530

12111

14217

18995

Up to 72000 sq cm

7751

11625

16510

19381

25889

Up to 120,000 sq cm

10517

15776

22399

26292

35125

Over 120,000 sq cm

14315

21474

30489

35784

47807

 

• B.4.5.2 Posters Etc. Offered For Sale Or Hire •

Size is calculated on the dimensions of the surface on which the reproduction appears.

Licenses are issued for use within Canada at the rates given below. For world-wide rights, the rates are doubled.  For North American rights, the rates are increased by 50%.

TAX is not included in the following rates.

Rates are 15% of the retail price of the entire print run, payable in advance, or based on the following schedule:

Reproduction size

Print run size

Up to 250

251 to 500

501 to 1,000

1,001 to 5,000

5,001 to 10,000

10,001 to 25,000

Over 25,000

Up to 600 sq cm

428

790

898

1028

1347

1752

2287

Over 600, up to 2400 sq cm

544

1005

1138

1305

1708

2228

2906

Over 2400, up to 4K sq cm

685

1267

1435

1641

2156

2804

3660

Over 4K, up to 8K sq cm

941

1739

1975

2257

2963

3856

5031

Over 8K, up to 24K sq cm

1281

2373

2694

3079

4042

5259

6864

Over 24K, up to 60K sq cm

1659

3069

3485

3980

5227

6800

8874

 

• B.4.6 Calendars and Agendas •

If a reproduction appears on both the cover and an inside page, the royalty for the inside reproduction is reduced by 50%.

The royalties listed apply to licenses for use within Canada.  For world-wide rights, the royalty is doubled; for North American rights, the royalty is increased by 50%. Not-for-profit organizations receive a 50% discount.

TAX is not included in the following rates.

• B.4.6.1 Calendars and Agendas Not Offered For Sale •

Reproduction size

Print run size

Up to 1,000

1,001 to 3,000

3,001 to 10,000

10,001 to 20,000

20,001 to 50,000

50,001 to 100,000

100,001 to 250,000

250,001 to 500,000

Inside image

234

347

524

796

1177

1774

2623

5852

Cover

323

478

724

1097

1626

2447

3618

8076

 

• B.4.6.2 Calendars and Agendas Offered For Sale •

When the calendar or agenda contains works by one artist only, the royalty is15% of the retail price of the entire print run, payable in advance.

When the calendar or agenda contains works by more than one artist, the royalty is determined by dividing 15% of the retail price of the print run by the number of images (to get a rate per image), multiplied by the number of works by artists.  The total amount paid to all participating artists must not be less than 15% of the retail price of the print run.

 

• B.4.7 Objects Bearing Reproductions •

This category includes items such as puzzles, crockery, t-shirts, souvenir items, that are used for advertising or promotion.  Advertising objects are those that highlight, along with an image of a work, the name of a person, company or organization other than the artist.

In some instances, royalties for commercial edition projects may take the form of an advance payment plus a percentage of the proceeds of sale.

TAX is not included in the following rates.

The royalties listed apply to licenses for use within Canada.  For worldwide rights, the royalty is doubled; for North American rights, the royalty is increased by 50%.

• B.4.7.1 Objects Distributed Free Of Charge •

The royalty schedule for B.4.5 applies.

• B.4.7.2 Objects Offered For Sale •

The royalty is 15% of the retail price of the entire production run, payable in advance.

 

• B.4.8 Packaging •

Not-for-profit organizations receive a discount of 50%.

The royalties listed apply to licenses for use within Canada.  For world-wide rights, the royalty is doubled; for North American rights, the royalty is increased by 50%.

TAX is not included in the following rates.

• B.4.8.1 Packaging for Audio-Visual, Digital or Other Products •

Reproduction size

Print run size

Up to 1,000

1,001 to 5,000

5,001 to 10,000

10,001 to 50,000

50,001 to 250,000

Over 250,000

Back cover

388

551

1011

1269

3664

Negotiable

Front cover

829

1098

2199

2749

7332

Negotiable

Double cover

1028

1318

2749

3409

9236

Negotiable