B.1 - B.4 Advertising / Commercial Copyright Fees Schedule 2018

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

532

Per additional square metre

213

 

• 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

3027

6058

9085

National

6058

12114

18171

North America

18171

36341

54512

Worldwide

24226

48455

72682

Note:   Copyright Visual Arts – CARCC may request higher royalties for its affiliated artists. 

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

 

Foreground /
significant part

Background /
used as decoration

National, per second

1484

593

North America, per second

2230

891

World-wide, per second

2970

1190

Note:   Copyright Visual Arts – CARCC may request higher royalties for its affiliated artists. 

• 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)

50

78

114

5-12 slides (per work)

43

68

96

13-24 slides (per work)

35

48

74

25-49 slides (per work)

27

39

56

50 or more slides (per work)

19

27

38

Note:   Copyright Visual Arts – CARCC may request higher royalties for its affiliated artists. 

• 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

65,28

190,74

12,24

130,56

389,64

26,52

Each additional second

23,46

23,46

4,08

26,52

26,52

4,08

Note:   Copyright Visual Arts – CARCC may request higher royalties for its affiliated artists. 

• 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 organization

    For-profit organization

  1 month

Year

1 month

Year

Up to 10(per work)

56,1

222,36

112,2

445,74

11-50(per work)

44,88

187,68

94,86

379,44

51-100(per work)

42,84

170,34

86,7

344,76

101-500(per work)

34,68

138,72

70,38

276,42

501-1000(per work)

26,52

100,98

51

206,04

Over 1000(per work)

23,46

87,72

42,84

173,4

Note:   Copyright Visual Arts – CARCC may request higher royalties for its affiliated artists. 

• 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 1K

1,001 to 3K

3,001 to 10K

10,001 to 20K

20,001 to 50K

50,001 to 100K

100,001 to 200K

200,001 to 500K

500,001 to 1M

Up to 1/16 page & thumbnail

81

119

180

266

403

611

912

1373

2063

Up to 1/8 page

102

146

223

334

504

761

1142

1718

2579

Up to 1/4 page

125

182

276

414

626

621

1416

2129

3198

Up to 1/2 page

159

227

348

520

788

1190

1779

2678

4022

Up to full page

199

287

437

654

989

1495

2235

3363

5053

Back cover

266

388

588

880

1333

2012

3011

4530

6809

Front cover

337

487

738

1107

1676

2531

3787

5698

8563

Note:   Copyright Visual Arts – CARCC may request higher royalties for its affiliated artists. 

• 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

0.26

0.22

0.18

All others

0.41

0.41

0.41

 

• 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

Image 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

47

73

106

135

154

183

243

456

Négociable

Up to 1/4 page

63

93

141

180

203

243

323

705

Négociable

Up to 1/2 page

78

117

180

221

250

302

399

880

Négociable

Full page

96

144

221

304

345

412

548

1101

Négociable

Front cover

169

243

376

562

829

1208

1607

1877

Négociable

Back cover

118

170

265

394

456

548

730

1310

Négociable

Note:   Copyright Visual Arts – CARCC may request higher royalties for its affiliated artists. 

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

 

Print run size

Image 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

95

144

212

268

307

365

485

912

Négociable

Up to 1/4 page

125

185

282

355

403

485

645

1414

Négociable

Up to 1/2 page

157

230

355

442

499

602

802

1764

Négociable

Full page

194

287

442

606

687

823

1095

2202

Négociable

Front cover

339

485

753

1120

1663

2415

3216

3750

Négociable

Back cover

232

343

529

786

912

1095

1463

2616

Négociable

Note:   Copyright Visual Arts – CARCC may request higher royalties for its affiliated artists. 

• 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 •

 


Taille de la reproduction

Volume du tirage

Jusqu’à 250

251 à 500

501 à 1000

1001 à 5000

5001 à 10 000

10 001 à 25 000

Plus de 25 000

Jusqu’à 600 cm2

290

538

611

699

916

1192

1552

Plus de 600 cm2 , jusqu’à 2400 cm2

370

681

776

887

1161

1512

1976

Plus de 2400 cm2, jusqu’à 4 000 cm2

467

861

979

1115

1464

1906

2489

Plus de 4 000 cm2, jusqu’à 8 000 cm2

639

1183

1342

1535

2015

2623

3423

Plus de 8 000 cm2, jusqu’à 24 000 cm2

871

1614

1831

2094

2748

3577

4662

Plus de 24 000 cm2,jusqu’à 60 000 cm2

1127

2086

2334

2707

3555

4623

6034

 Plus de 60 000 cm2

1468

2717

3083

3523

4623

6020

7853

Note:   Copyright Visual Arts – CARCC may request higher royalties for its affiliated artists

• 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

4844

24224

x

x

Bus shelters,
approx. 120 x 176 cm

2098

x

x

19381

x

x

x

Subway stations,
approx. 400 x 300 cm

12759

17764

27455

x

x

x

x

Billboards,
approx. 400 x 300 cm

x

x

x

x

x

8073

17764

Note:   Copyright Visual Arts – CARCC may request higher royalties for its affiliated artists. 

• 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

1985

2980

4229

4964

6634

Up to 9600 sq cm

3099

4650

6599

7749

10349

Up to 21600 sq cm

4271

6407

9098

10676

14267

Up to 46800 sq cm

5803

8701

12353

14501

19375

Up to 72000 sq cm

7906

11858

16840

19769

26407

Up to 120,000 sq cm

10727

16092

22847

26818

35828

Over 120,000 sq cm

14601

21903

31099

36500

48763

Note:   Copyright Visual Arts – CARCC may request higher royalties for its affiliated artists.

• 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:

 

Size of the reproduction

Print run size

Up top 250

251 - 500

501 - 1K

1 001 - 5 K

5 001 - 10 K

10 001 - 25 K

25 K and more

Up to 600 sq cm

437

806

916

1049

1374

1787

2333

Over 600, up to 2400 sq cm

555

1025

1161

1331

1742

2273

2964

Over 2400, up to 4K sq cm

699

1292

1464

1674

2199

2860

3733

Over 4K, up to 8K sq cm

960

1774

2015

2302

3022

3933

5132

Over 8K, up to 24K sq cm

1307

2420

2748

3141

4123

5364

7001

Over 24K, up to 60K sq cm

1692

3130

3555

4060

5332

6936

9051

Note:   Copyright Visual Arts – CARCC may request higher royalties for its affiliated artists. 

• 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

1K

1,001 to 3K

3,001 to 10K

10,001 to 20K

20,001 to 50K

50,001 to 100K

100,001 to 200K

200,001 to 500K

Inside image

239

354

534

812

1201

1809

2675

5969

Cover

329

488

738

1119

1659

2496

3690

8238

 

Note:   Copyright Visual Arts – CARCC may request higher royalties for its affiliated artists. 

• 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

396

562

1031

1294

3737

Negotiable

Front cover

846

1120

2243

2804

7479

Negotiable

Double cover

1049

1344

2804

3477

9421

Negotiable