About Playright

PlayRight+ is the social, cultural and educational department at PlayRight.

The department was founded to support performing artists and defend their interests within the sector in which they work.

The actions undertaken by PlayRight+ are very divers. We inform about developments within the sector that concern performers. We do advocacy and lobbying with amongst others governments, policy authorities, media and professional associations. We promote research which is related to performers and their professional, socio-economic and legal position within the music- and audiovisual industry.

Furthermore, PlayRight+ offers funding to organisations and projects that put the interest of performers first. We call upon such organisations and projects to send in their applications for support before September 30th 2018. More info on “PlayRight+ supports”.

For more info, you can always contact us via plus@playright.be.

PlayRight+ supports

On a daily basis, PlayRight+ supports performings artists and defends their interests within the industry in which they work. But, you too can help.

Organizations and projects that are at the service of performing artists can count on financial support by PlayRight+.

Would you like to submit a request for a support by Play Right+ of your project, the functioning of your association or for awarding a prize? Then first you need to register by sending the necessary data of your organisation to plus@playright.be.

You can do this by using the designed registration form, which can be found on our website (only in Dutch or in French).

Do take the time to consult our rules and conditions applicable to applications for aid at PlayRight+ (only in Dutch and in French).

News

Call for projects, focuses on our collaborations and partnerships and news about the artistic sector, you’ll find here all the news related to PlayRight+.

▶ 6th of July, 2016: A PlayRight prize for students 

▶ 27th of July, 2016: Support, advice, defending artists interests  : what is PlayRight+?

▶ 2nd of October, 2017: The two winners of a PlayRight+ prize at arts au carré are…

▶ 18th of October, 2017: A PlayRight+ prize for the Jazz section of the Royal Conservatory of Brussels

 

Overview files

MEMORANDUM OF THE PERFORMING ARTIST »

In the run up to the election in May 2015 PlayRight + drafted a ‘Memorandum for […]

THE NEW COPYRIGHT ACT – BOOK XI »

Since April 17th 2014, Belgium has new legislation on copyright and neighboring rights. Initially, Book […]

In order to calculate your rights in the Belgian territory for music recordings, PlayRight uses your repertoire and several distribution parameters:

  • Radio playlists & their audience,
  • Ultratop sales figures,

You can find here the list of radio stations for which playlists were considered and used as parameter of distribution to calculate your rights. The list of radio stations is classified per open reference year (2015, 2016 and 2017), these being years with rights left to be distributed.

Radio stations whose playlists were taken into account, by reference year. (more…)

News 2018 »

23May
PlayRight closes the distribution of music rights for 2014 at 7.2 million euros

PlayRight has just distributed all neighbouring rights for music recordings that were broadcast in Belgium […]

11May
OFFICES CLOSED THIS FRIDAY, MAY 11

Our offices are closed today. The PlayRight team will be back on Monday.

16Apr
Call for applications: Join PlayRight Board

The Board of Directors is the decision-making body of our management company. Among other things, […]

29Mar
Your tax form 281.45 available in your online portal

The annual tax declarations are coming up and you will need your tax form 281.45 […]

6Mar
Royalties remain royalties until proven otherwise

Good news! The Court of Cassation has recently put an end to the practice of […]

23Feb
PLAYRIGHT DISTRIBUTES OVER 400,000€ IN INTERNATIONAL NEIGHBOURING RIGHTS

Today PlayRight has distributed international neighbouring rights for music and audiovisual recordings among its affiliated […]

25Jan
The 2018 distribution calendar is online!

The program is booked for 2018 and PlayRight will realise the next distributions: 2018 deadlines: […]

3Jan
PlayRight new year’s drink – 22/01/2018

We are very pleased to invite you to our New Year’s Drink, that will take […]

14Dec
The PlayRight team wishes you happy holidays

The PlayRight team wishes you happy Holidays. Please also mark the following date in your […]

14Dec
PlayRight has distributed 2.9 million euros of neighbouring rights for audiovisual works (2010 & 2013)

PlayRight has distributed more than 2.9 million euros of rights for audiovisual recordings broadcast in […]

16Apr
Call for applications: Join PlayRight Board

The Board of Directors is the decision-making body of our management company. Among other things, […]

6Mar
Royalties remain royalties until proven otherwise

Good news! The Court of Cassation has recently put an end to the practice of […]

18Oct
A PlayRight+ prize for the Jazz section of the Royal Conservatory of Brussels

After visiting the Gent School of Arts, PXL Music and Arts2 , PlayRight+ continues its […]

2Oct
The two winners of a PlayRight+ prize at arts au carré are…

The academic year is officially launched and with it, PlayRight + continues to award prizes […]

20Sep
PlayRight’s mandate in the RAWG has been renewed for 2018

During the previous SCAPR Working Group meeting, Johan Bex, our Attaché International Relations has been […]

10Aug
Agreement between Adami & Spedidam: episode 2

Last October, the two collective management organisations who collect and distribute neighbouring rights in France […]

23Jun
2016 in figures

Let’s have a look in figures at 2016, during which PlayRight made seven distributions. For […]

17May
PlayRight can now collect your rights in Korea

Outside the SCAPR General Assembly, the international organisation that groups management companies of performing artists’ […]

26Apr
When I stream ?

Every April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day. We celebrate the role IPR (intellectual […]

4Jan
PlayRight invites you to celebrate 2017 !

Many projects are in the pipeline for 2017. And to begin this new year the […]

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