How to get a licence for
pay-as-you-go video on demand/VOD

Licence managed by :


This licence concerns several repertoires. SACEM and SDRM simplify the procedure with a single contract.


Licensing conditions

The licence contract may, depending on the audiovisual works exploited, cover the repertoires of SACEM, SCAM (Société Civile des Auteurs Multimédia) and ADAGP (Société des Auteurs dans les Arts Graphiques et Plastiques).

This licence does not concern, in particular, moral rights FermerMoral rights: moral rights, which grant authors the right for their name, position and work to be respected, are permanent, inalienable and imprescriptible., subsidiary rights, such as arrangement, adaptation and translation rights FermerAdaptation, arrangement and translation rights: a licence must be obtained from rights holders before undertaking any arrangement, adaptation or translation, i.e., any change in the original work (new version, remix, etc)., etc. Nor does it concern neighbouring
rights FermerNeighbouring rights: rights recognized by the French Intellectual Property Code (Book II), for performers and phonogram and videogram producers, in particular..

  • You must be of legal age or the legal representative of a minor or a person under guardianship or curatorship.

Getting a licence

  1. Describe your project by filling in our online form.
  2. A SACEM consultant will contact you to finalize your licence request.


The audiovisual works you wish to make available in the context of your video on demand service may also belong to SACD repertoire. We suggest you contact them to know their licensing conditions.

Go to the site of SACD (Société des Auteurs et Compositeurs Dramatiques)

You must also obtain prior consent from the audiovisual producers and distributors.
For answers to your questions, you can contact PROCIREP FermerPROCIREP, (Société Civile des Producteurs de Cinéma et Télévision) is entrusted with defending and representing French producers in the area of copyright/authors’ rights and neighbouring rights..