SDRM
Its role

SDRM is the Society for the Administration of Mechanical Reproduction Rights of authors, composers, publishers, dubbing and subtitles authors.

Founded in 1935, it defends their material and moral interests regarding Mechanical Reproduction Rights Fermer Mechanical Reproduction rights:
concern the fixation of works on media which make it possible to communicate them to a public (CD, CD Rom, vinyl, multimedia, etc.).
for works recorded on physical media (CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, video, etc).

SDRM groups:

  • SACEM Fermer SACEM: Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music
  • AEEDRM Fermer AEEDRM: Association of Publishers for the Exploitation of Mechanical Reproduction Rights

Its missions :

  • licensing the mechanical reproduction of works from the repertoires it manages,
  • setting the conditions for such licensing,
  • collecting and distributing the corresponding royalties.

GETTING
A LICENCE

By contacting SACEM, and consequently SDRM, you fulfil your obligations to the authors, composers and publishers whose works in its repertoire you wish to reproduce. Select your use to get a licence.

GOVERNANCE

The SDRM Board of Directors is composed of 16 members (authors, composers, publishers and directors) elected for a year as follows:

10 members elected by
SACEM:

  • 2 authors
  • 1 author-director
  • 2 composers
  • 5 publishers

2 members elected by
AEEDRM:

  • 2 publishers

2 members elected by UNAC:
 

  • 1 author
  • 1 composer

2 MEMBERS ELECTED BY AADR:
 

  • 1 composer
  • 1 publisher

SDRM Governance PDF