VDFS is a collecting society in the audiovisual field which operates in Austria under Austrian law.

It has received its Government Licence to operate on May 17, 1993 and works under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture and Education and the Ministry of Justice.

VDFS has concluded contracts of mutual representation with sister societies in various countries. This enables its members to receive royalties if their works are used in these countries.

By signing a mandate with VDFS (“Authorization”), the director or actor has the assurance that his works will be controlled by this society for certain uses and that he will receive the income generated by these uses internationally.

Please pay attention to our information about Certificate of Residence. For further informations please contact VDFS.

For detailled information about what exactly we do please look up our Profile section. You may also visit our Team page.


Bösendorferstraße 4
A-1010 Vienna
Tel: +43 1 5047620
Fax: +43 1 5047971

Firmenbuch: Handelsgericht Wien, FN 97743 s
UID-Nummer: ATU 45603501

VDFS is a member of Genossenschaftsverband Schultze-Delitzsch