- Unclaimed Royalties
Enclosed is your distribution and statement from the AFM and SAG-AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund. This distribution is for non-featured artist sound recording royalties and/or featured artist symphonic royalties.
These payments include U.S. royalties from 2007-2018 pursuant to the Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act (DPRA) and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), and various settlement payments for pre-72 recordings.
Please note that if you are receiving a paper check, it must be cashed before July 31, 2019.
Please consider signing up for direct deposit to ensure that you will receive your royalty payments in a timely and secure manner. It also eliminates the possibility of lost checks.
If you are receiving a payment, it means that you performed on one or more recordings that were broadcast in the aforementioned markets.
Un-audited Financial Summary
(Total amount distributed to ALL Participants)
|Total Contributions Available for Distribution||$59,893,778||$56,866,005|
|Less: Operating Expenses & Omission Reserve||(10,652,791)||(11,558,750)|
|Net of Expenses & Reserve||$49,240,987||$45,307,255|
Detailed information about distribution guidelines is available on our website, found at
Please direct questions to our Participant Services Department at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 818-255-7980, Ext. 2.
Chief Executive Officer