Collections and services

Reproduction of sound documents

The Audiovisual Department proposes to duplicate unavailable sound recordings.
The duplication request is subject to prior authorization.

The customer chooses to have his / her copy made on CD or downloable from an FTP server.

Instructions for use

The request can be made by regular mail or email.

Then, the Audiovisual Department sends the customer an order form and a commercial or non-commercial use license agreement for duplications of sound recordings. These forms need to be filled out.

The copies can be made only after receipt by the Audiovisual Department of the filled-out forms and necessary authorizations from rightsholders.

  • Recordings edited before 1963
    Please provide a permission to copy from the Sacem-SDRM
    email phono.opo@sacem.fr
  • Recordings edited since 1 January 1963
    Please provide:
    • a permission to copy from the music publisher(s)
    • a permission to copy from the Sacem-SDRM
      email phono.opo@sacem.fr
  • Non music documents (spoken documents)
    Please contact the Audiovisual Department

For any public or commercial use the following indication is compulsory: « Documents Bibliothèque nationale de France, département de l'Audiovisuel ».

Average processing time for an order: 15 days. This period can be reduced in case of urgent request.

Prices

The VAT rate applied is 20 %.

Duplication prices
Original medium Price in euro excl. taxes
analog medium (78 rpm records, LP records...) 25 € excl. taxes per reproduced medium + 1 € excl. taxes per minute (1)
digital medium (CD…) 15 € excl. taxes per reproduced medium + 1 € excl. taxes per minute
(1)Ex: for a 10 minute recording on one original medium, the price will be 25 + 10 = 35 € excl taxes, soit 42 € including taxes

Prices are set per minute.
A 100 % increase is applied in case of special and urgent work. Reduced prices are granted for students under 28.

Commercial fees concerning the duplication of sound recordings may be added to prices mentioned above.

Fees for commercial use
Event or media Use Price in euro excl. taxes
Exhibition with admission charge Associative or voluntary organization 5 € excl. taxes per minute
Institutional organization 5 € excl. taxes per minute
Trade fair 15 € excl. taxes per minute
Show (theatre, dance…) All types of shows 15 € excl. taxes per minute
Cinema Short films, documentaries 10 € excl. taxes per minute
Feature films 30 € excl. taxes per minute
Radio and television (terrestrial, cable, satellite or internet broadcasting) All types of programs 15 € excl. taxes per minute
Publication or reprint on medium Pressing under 3 000 copies 5 € excl. taxes per minute
Pressing between 3 000 and 10 000 copies 10 € excl. taxes per minute
Pressing between 10 000 and 100 000 copies 30 € excl. taxes per minute
Pressing beyond 100 000 copies negociated rate
Commercial online publishing (duration of use:1 year) All types of publishing 10 € excl. taxes per minute + revaluation of rates according to revenues due to online publishing of documents
All types of advertisements Tous les types de publicités 50 € excl. taxes per minute

Payment and delivery

Copies of sound recordings must be paid by cheque or bank transfer.
The cheques must be made to the order of the agent comptable de la Bibliothèque nationale de France.
Please do not send any money before receipt of your bill.

 
Shipping rates
Delivery terms Free of charge
Delivery by hand or sending of an FTP file FTP Gratuit
Registered mail in France 4,42 € excl. taxes
Sending abroad 5,69 € excl. taxes

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Contact

Bibliothèque nationale de France
Département de l’Audiovisuel
Quai François Mauriac
75706 Paris cedex 13
Téléphone : 33 (0)1 53 79 84 94
Courriel : reproductionssonores@bnf.fr ou
Courriel : audiovisuel@bnf.fr
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