How to get a licence for
a Web TV

Licence managed by :

Répertoire des œuvres - La Sacem

A rich repertoire of works

SACEM gives you access to its repertoire of 90 million French and foreign musical works.

Consulting our repertoire

SACEM repertoire includes the world’s broadest selection of music.

  • The works you use were created by authors and composers and are protected by law.
  • You must get a licence from SACEM to use them.
  • SACEM collects royalties and distributes them to creators and publishers, to remunerate
    their work. Paying royalties entitles you to use these works in full respect of
    copyright/authors’ rights.


Tariffs vary according to your project.

Licensing conditions

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.


  • If you use commercial recordings (singles, albums, including those which are self-produced), you must also apply for a licence from the producers of such recordings. For answers to your questions, you can contact:

SCPP (Société Civile des Producteurs Phonographiques)

SPPF (Société Civile des Producteurs de Phonogrammes en France)

  • The works you intend to offer in the context of your web tv may also belong to the repertoires of the following authors’ societies:

SACD FermerSACD (Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers) repertoire:
- dramatic theatrical, musico-dramatic, operatic, choreographic works, pantomimes, circus tours and versions of these same works for television
- sketches and one-man shows from the SACD repertoire and broadcasts of live performances
- audiovisual, multimedia and radio works (TV films, series, serials, cartoons, animation, sketches, feature films and short films, docudrama)
- humorous audiovisual or radio works (including sketches or humorous sequences: parodies, impressions, hidden camera…)
- still images from the above-listed works
: SACD repertoire

SCAM FermerSCAM (Society of Multimedia Authors) repertoire:
- audiovisual documentary works (essays, studies, narratives, portraits, full-length and short news reports, creative videos, corporate films….)
- audiovisual current affairs programmes
- journalistic works
- translations, dubbing, subtitling of works relating to SCAM repertoire
- still images (photographs, drawings, illustrations)
- works for radio excluding theatrical adaptations and musical works
- literary or multimedia works
: SCAM repertoire

We invite you to contact them to be informed of their licensing conditions.