What I can declare (and not declare)

Musicians, singers and conductors need to declare the following performances:

  • Contributions to any music that is recorded in a studio, on radio, during a concert with a view to being broadcast,
  • Contributions to audiovisual recordings: a television programme you performed in, a concert that was recorded and subsequently broadcast on television, the soundtrack to a film you were involved in, music in television programmes, cartoons or animation series.

Actors, dancers, circus or vaudeville artists need to declare the following performances:

  • Your contribution as an actor or dancer to an audiovisual recording: films, television programmes or plays that are recorded with a view to their broadcasting or reproduction…
  • Your contribution as a vaudeville or circus artist to an audiovisual recording: films, television programmes, shows or productions that are recorded with a view to being broadcast on TV or reproduction…
  • Your contribution as a voice in dubbings, postsynchronizations: for a film, television series, cartoon or animation series.

You can declare the above contributions via the   PlayRight Portal.

What does not need to be declared? The following recordings should not be declared because they do not qualify for neighbouring rights:

  • All performance (Acting, presentations, dubbing, postsynchronization and music) in commercials and jingles;
  • Interviews, contributions to news bulletins on radio and television;
  • Participation in television game shows and quizzes;
  • A concert performance (unless it’s recorded and broadcast);
  • Participation as an extra;
  • Dubbing of “ambient sounds” (Foley).
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