who are we
SASPRO is a non-profit collecting society overseen by an independent board with a wealth of expertise in various specialised fields like Intellectual Property Law and Tax Compliance.
With the passing into law of the Copyright and Performers’ Protection Amendment Bills, it’s time to implement collective management of audio-visual rights for Actors
SASPRO has global relationships with affiliates in more than 70 countries, worldwide. SASPRO continues to negotiate further reciprocal agreements with other collecting societies.
Membership is free for South African AV screen performers. Membership authorises SASPRO to represent and enforce your mandated rights, for payments owed in
South Africa or affiliated territories.
Enjoy the legal right to earn residual income from your performances!
For the first time ever, and in line with international best practice, South African Actors can generate ongoing income from their performances.
SASPRO collects and distributes Actors’ earnings, under the guidance of a board of acting industry professionals, who are experts in Intellectual Property law, Tax compliance matters and legislation.
Through The International Actors Federation (FIA) SASPRO has global relationships with affiliates in more than 70 countries, worldwide. This includes SAGA, British Equity and -AFTRA. African countries including Cameroon, Ghana, Madagascar, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia.
SASPRO has begun signing reciprocal agreements with other collecting societies including Spain.