Radio TV works

The works specially created for radio, television or other broadcasting means, other than fiction and similar works, are protected by the DOR Section (Drama and RadioTV works).



In particular, the works intended for use on radio and television are divided into three classes corresponding to different bands compensation.

Belonging  to the "first class" are the original dramaturgical structured works, i.e. the productions with a structure such as to constitute an organic work presenting characters, situations, real or fantastic stories and texts by the authors ' exclusive creation.

- To the 'second class' belong the derivative works, such as the processing of pre-existing works, and/or composite.
Composite works belong, in turn, to two categories, one is marked by a set of performance elements of heterogeneous quality, predominantly original and organically aggregated compared to the main idea, the other by the discussion of historical facts and / or record, through an original text that aggregates pre-existing elements. - In the "third class" are included the omplementary productions.In this class, there are two bands with different application fees.
Band A: productions which consist in presenting and/or assemble "material of every type and that results in an overallstructure. Coordinating elements designed and cast by the authors are to be prevalent with respect to the total duration of each single production. "Material of any kind" may refer, for example, to pre-existing works,choreographies, interviews,contributions  in an informative and documentary style, competitions,  promotional events, pre-recorded material or realized in external connection.

Band B: Productions - with the same characteristics of the band "A" - in which the elements of coordination, designed and cast by the authors, are not prevalent with respect to the total duration of each single production, but however there are significant and functional relationship with the "material of any kind. The placement of the works in the classes of distribution is independent from which the work was filed.

In general, for the protected repertoire, Section DOR performs:

- The granting of permits for the use of the works;

- The collection of royalties payable by users for the exploitation of works;

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