Deadlines

Distribution for feature and TV films

June: Annual main and supplementary distributionsupplementary distribution
All claims of right holders against SWISSPERFORM lapse after a period of five years after the first distribution has been run, however, at the latest by 31 December of the sixth year following the respective usage (cf. item 1.5.7 distribution rules).
 
In order for contributions to be considered in our supplementary distribution, they must be registered no later than five years after the first distribution of the relevant broadcast year. Example: The last supplementary distribution for broadcasts which were remunerated for the first time in 2006 is carried out in 2011.
 

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, as well as forwarded payments from abroad.

The main distributionmain distribution
Main distribution audio performers
The distribution always covers the previous (usage) year, not the current calendar year. Example: Our main distribution 2015 is the first time we pay out remuneration for broadcasts that took place in 2014.
 
Main distribution audiovisual performers
Films and series: Broadcasts that took place two years ago are included in this distribution. Example: Our main distribution 2015 is the first time we pay out remuneration for broadcasts that took place in 2013.
  * Sound tracks and other audiovisual performances: see main distribution audio performers

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takes place two years after the year of broadcast. Filmographies must be received by SWISSPERFORM on 28 February at the latest.

Distribution for soundtracks and other audiovisual performances

December: Annual main distributionmain distribution
Main distribution audio performers
The distribution always covers the previous (usage) year, not the current calendar year. Example: Our main distribution 2015 is the first time we pay out remuneration for broadcasts that took place in 2014.
 
Main distribution audiovisual performers
Films and series: Broadcasts that took place two years ago are included in this distribution. Example: Our main distribution 2015 is the first time we pay out remuneration for broadcasts that took place in 2013.
  * Sound tracks and other audiovisual performances: see main distribution audio performers

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Broadcast reports must be received by the Swiss Performers' Cooperative Society SIG on 31 July at the latest.

Please note:

We need to obtain your recent postal address in case of a removal to make sure that our payoffs reach the receiver properly.

SWISSPERFORM
Kasernenstrasse 23
CH-8004 Zürich
T +41 (0)44 269 70 50
F +41 (0)44 269 70 60
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Antenne Romande
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Av. du Grammont 11bis
1007 Lausanne
T +41 (0)32 724 31 25
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