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Uganda Federation of Movie Industry

Uganda Federation of Movie Industry (UFMI) is the audio visual Collective Management Organization in Uganda that was formed by audio visual rights owners in 2001, registered with the Registrar of companies as Non Profit Making Organization in 2006 and as a Collecting Society for the audio visual works in 2011.

UFMI is mandated to represent, protect and promote the social-economic interests of audio visual Authors, Performers and Producers in Uganda and foreigners through reciprocal representation. UFMI manages both reproduction and public performance rights.

Copyright Law
Uganda Federation of Movie Industry derives its mandate to operate from the Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Act of 2006 (the Act) and is regulated by Uganda Registration Services Bureau.
Licensing Tariffs
UFMI ensures that any person or company in need of accessing and using protected audio visual works for gain obtains permission
Royality Distribution
UFMI's main role is to collect royalties through licensing agreements with users of audio visual works.
Usage License
It is by law that all users of audio visual works, whether it is for broadcast, public performance, reproduction, distribution or rental must get the authorization of either the owner or the collecting Society.