WHO WE ARE
INTERGRAM z.s. is a collective administrator of rights of performing artists and producers of phonograms and audio-visual fixations. It represents artists and producers and collects remuneration for the public use of their performances and fixations, inter alia, on the radio or television, and/or in public performances.
Authorization (license) to exercise collective administration is granted in compliance with the terms and conditions stipulated by the Copyright Act by the Ministry of Culture which also exercises supervision over the activities of collective administrators.
The Copyright Act stipulates that the purpose of collective administration is the exercise and collective protection of economic rights of copyright holders and making availability of objects of copyright protection to the public possible.
INTERGRAM ensures, with due managerial care, the exercise of economic rights of performing artists and producers of phonograms and audio-visual fixations to their artistic performances and audio-visual fixations, also where any other than collective exercise of such right is not permitted or inefficient.
INTERGRAM is a registered association within the meaning of Section 214 et seq. of Act No. 89/2012Sb., Civil Code, and as such it is a legal entity with legal capacity.
INTERGRAM was established in 1991 for the purposes of the provision of cultural, educational and social services and for the purposes of the development and support of the performing art by organizations associating a significant number of copyright holders, specifically:
Association of Actors
Union of Authors and Performers
ARTES Artistic Association
Union of Professional Singers of the Czech Republic
Union of Orchestral Musicians of the Czech Republic
Society of Concert Artists
Association of Performing Artists
Czech National Group of International Federation of Phonographic Industry
Authorization from other collective administrators
Since 2011, INTERGRAM has been authorized by the collective administrator OAZA – kolektivní správce práv zvukařů – autorů to represent sound engineers–authors in compliance with the Copyright Act and on the basis of a contract of representation in the exercise of collectively administered rights for the operation of radio and television broadcasting of works. INTERGRAM is entitled to grant a license to exercise the right to use published works of sound engineers–authors in the operation of television and radio programming and to collect remuneration for the authorization (license) to use for the authors mentioned above.
Since 2015, INTERGRAM has been authorized by OOA-S – a collective administrator protecting authors of works of visual art, architecture and visual components of audiovisual works to represent it in compliance with the Copyright Act and on the basis of a contract of representation in the exercise of collectively administered rights to the operation of television broadcasting of works of authors of visual components of audio-visual works, such as works of directors of photography, stage designers, costume designers. INTERGRAM is authorized to grant a license to exercise the right to use published works of authors of represented by OOA-S in television and radio programming, and the right to collect remuneration for the authors mentioned above for the grant of the authorization (license) to use such works. Before 1 January 2015, such authorization was granted and remuneration for the authors represented by OOA-S was collected by OSA.