Audiovisual works copyright association “AVAKA” (hereinafter – AVAKA) is collective copyright management organization which administers audiovisual authors and producers rights.
AVAKA was founded in 8th of February, 2008. At the beginning AVAKA mainly was responsible for coordination of Lithuanian television and film awards and promoting audiovisual culture in Lithuania and abroad. Since 2011 Association AVAKA started to administer audiovisual authors and producers rights for retransmission of their rights via cable operators network and ‘blank tape levy’. Lithuanian Ministry of Culture has approved Association AVAKA as collective right society.
AVAKA cooperates with other organizations in Lithuania and abroad and is constantly looking for partners and sister-societies to share their experience and knowledge in Authors rights administration area.