B.1 - B.4   2019  Advertising / Commercial Copyright Fees Schedule

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

543

Per additional square metre

217

 

• 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

3088

6179

9267

National

6179

12356

18535

North America

18535

37067

55602

Worldwide

24711

49424

74136

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

1514

604

North America, per second

2274

909

World-wide, per second

3030

1214

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)

51

79

117

5-12 slides (per work)

44

70

98

13-24 slides (per work)

35

49

76

25-49 slides (per work)

27

40

57

50 or more slides (per work)

20

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

66,59

194,55

12,48

133,17

397,43

27,05

Each additional second

23,93

23,93

4,16

27,05

27,05

4,16

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)

57,22

226,81

114,44

454,65

11-50(per work)

45,78

191,43

96,76

387,03

51-100(per work)

43,70

173,75

88,43

351,66

101-500(per work)

35,37

141,49

71,79

281,95

501-1000(per work)

27,05

103,00

52,02

210,16

Over 1000(per work)

23,93

89,47

43,70

176,87

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

82

122

183

272

411

623

930

1400

2105

Up to 1/8 page

104

149

228

340

514

776

1165

1752

2630

Up to 1/4 page

128

185

282

422

639

634

1444

2171

3262

Up to 1/2 page

162

232

355

531

804

1214

1814

2731

4102

Up to full page

203

292

445

667

1009

1525

2280

3430

5154

Back cover

272

395

599

898

1360

2053

3071

4620

6945

Front cover

343

496

753

1129

1709

2581

3863

5812

8734

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

0,23

0,19

All others

0,42

0,42

0,42

 

• 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

48

75

108

137

157

186

248

465

Négociable

Up to 1/4 page

65

95

144

183

207

248

330

719

Négociable

Up to 1/2 page

79

120

183

226

255

308

407

898

Négociable

Full page

98

147

226

310

352

420

559

1123

Négociable

Front cover

173

248

384

573

846

1232

1639

1914

Négociable

Back cover

121

174

271

402

465

559

745

1336

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

97

147

216

274

313

372

494

930

Négociable

Up to 1/4 page

128

188

287

362

411

494

658

1442

Négociable

Up to 1/2 page

160

234

362

450

509

614

818

1799

Négociable

Full page

198

292

450

618

701

840

1117

2246

Négociable

Front cover

345

494

768

1142

1696

2464

3280

3825

Négociable

Back cover

236

350

540

802

930

1117

1492

2669

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

295

548

623

713

934

1216

1583

Plus de 600 cm2 , jusqu’à 2400 cm2

378

695

792

905

1184

1542

2015

Plus de 2400 cm2, jusqu’à 4 000 cm2

477

878

999

1137

1493

1945

2539

Plus de 4 000 cm2, jusqu’à 8 000 cm2

651

1207

1369

1566

2055

2676

3492

Plus de 8 000 cm2, jusqu’à 24 000 cm2

889

1646

1868

2136

2803

3649

4756

Plus de 24 000 cm2,jusqu’à 60 000 cm2

1150

2128

2380

2761

3626

4715

6155

 Plus de 60 000 cm2

1497

2772

3145

3594

4715

6140

8010

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

4941

24708

x

x

Bus shelters,
approx. 120 x 176 cm

 2140

x

x

19769

x

x

x

Subway stations,
approx. 400 x 300 cm

13014

18120

28004

x

x

x

x

Billboards,
approx. 400 x 300 cm

x

x

x

x

x

8235

18120

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

2025

3040

4313

5064

6767

Up to 9600 sq cm

3161

4743

6731

7904

10556

Up to 21600 sq cm

4356

6535

9280

10890

14552

Up to 46800 sq cm

5919

8875

12600

14791

19762

Up to 72000 sq cm

8064

12095

17177

20164

26935

Up to 120,000 sq cm

10942

16413

23304

27354

36544

Over 120,000 sq cm

14893

22342

31721

37230

49738

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

445

822

934

1070

1401

1823

2379

Over 600, up to 2400 sq cm

566

1046

1184

1358

1777

2318

3023

Over 2400, up to 4K sq cm

713

1318

1493

1707

2243

2917

3808

Over 4K, up to 8K sq cm

979

1809

2055

2348

3083

4012

5234

Over 8K, up to 24K sq cm

1333

2469

2803

3203

4205

5471

7141

Over 24K, up to 60K sq cm

1726

3193

3626

4141

5438

7075

9233

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

243

361

545

828

1225

1846

2729

6088

Cover

336

497

753

1141

1692

2546

3764

8402

 

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

404

573

1052

1320

3812

Negotiable

Front cover

862

1142

2288

2860

7628

Negotiable

Double cover

1070

1371

2860

3547

9609

Negotiable

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