The Musician's Guide to Licensing Music: How to Get Your Music into Film, TV, Advertising, Digital Media & Beyond

The Musician's Guide to Licensing Music: How to Get Your Music into Film, TV, Advertising, Digital Media & Beyond

Plug your music career into the lucrative new income streams of the digital marketplace Record deals are so twentieth century. Today, music licensing is the fastest route to widespread exposure and a steady income. Creators of films, television shows, commercials, video games, ringtones, podcasts and other digital-age media hunger for music perfectly suited to their projects—providing endless, lucrative opportunities for savvy musicians. Whether you’re an unknown composer, an up-and-coming songwriter, an independent-label performer, or a big label star, there’s a place for you in this fast-growing field—as long as you learn to master the game.   How does music licensing work? Where are the most abundant and rewarding opportunities? Find the answers in this authoritative, up-to-the-moment overview of one of the most effective ways to market your talent. It’s all here: The key players in the music licensing business and the best ways to make contacts and bring your music to their attentionTypes of licensing agreements and how to understand themAn inside look at the licensing selection process and how to get a jump on music requestsNegotiating payment and protecting your music in the open marketplace, including international venuesGetting music licensed for television ...

  • ASIN: 0823014878

The Music Licensing Handbook: How to get your songs licensed in TV, films, and video games

The Music Licensing Handbook: How to get your songs licensed in TV, films, and video games

The Music Licensing Handbook helps independent musicians and labels navigate the confusing world of music licensing. It focuses on WHAT you need to know and HOW to succeed. With information on emerging markets, the complexities of licensing agreements, who to target, key decision makers, and how to get paid, this handbook should give you the confidence to look for new revenue streams for your work. There are more chances to license your music than ever. It’s a competitive market. Independent music is in great demand. Understanding the issues and processes involved is the only way to realise the potential of your song catalogue. The Music Licensing Handbook is an invaluable introduction for the emerging musician or established professional. Make sure your music doesn’t end up on the music supervisor’s slush pile...WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING:“This is a necessary resource for a lot of people. A great job. I loved it!” John Van Tongeren (BMI and GEMINI Award winning Composer)“I’m sharing the book with all my students at USC. It’s really quite excellent!” Garry Schyman (Award-winning Composer for Bioshock, Voyeur, Lost in Africa)“Congrats again on the book. It was a good read.” Sodajerker (Musician)“A GREAT reference.” Creative Screenwriting“Awesome!” Sean Be...

  • ASIN: B00BM5CPC8

Hey, That's My Music!: Music Pro Guides (Hal Leonard Music Pro Guides)

Hey, That's My Music!: Music Pro Guides (Hal Leonard Music Pro Guides)

(Technical Reference). This book is everything a musician, filmmaker, or content user needs to know about placing music into film, TV, games, and commercials. Created for musicians and music supervisors, this comprehensive compendium of real-life licensing and music placement examples will lead the musician, writer, or potential content acquirer down the path of music rights do's and don'ts. Music licensing and rights terms are defined as well as detailed description on the clearance process. Culled from numerous speaking engagements and twenty-five years in the music industry, veteran music executive Brooke Wentz brings to light her thoughts on current rights issues and how we are moving closer to a copyright cartel. This book reveals the secrets to content acquisition and the innuendos involved for securing music, one of the most complex and always changing IP's to lock down.

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 1423422120
  • UPC: 884088114787

Making Your Music Work For You: The Science of Generating Money by Licensing Your Music to TV and Film

Making Your Music Work For You: The Science of Generating Money by Licensing Your Music to TV and Film

Are you an independent musician who wants to be able to increase your passive income? If you own the publishing to your music you can make money with it. It’s as simple as that. This book explains, without all the jargon, why music publishing is so important and how to go about achieving success. It also covers many helpful topics including: • Information on writing great songs • Recording your music and building a profitable catalog • The importance of owning your master recording • Copyrighting your work and signing up with a PRO • How to interface with the music industry to sell your songs • The advantages of submitting your music to established music libraries • Carefully thought out advice for making it in the music industry. Your music and the music you put out there can become your net worth. How much you produce and what you do with it can be the difference between success and failure. With this book as your companion, success is made easy. You’ve worked hard on your music, now it’s time for your music to work for you! Order your copy of Making Your music Work for You TODAY! You’ll be so glad you did!

  • Brand: T Whitmore
  • ASIN: 1523205385

The Insider's Guide to Music Licensing

The Insider's Guide to Music Licensing

First-hand advice for musicians from Brian Tarquin, author, who has over twenty years of experience in licensing music to record labels, TV shows, feature films, radio promos, and network promos. This book takes you through how licensing really works: what type of royalties are expected, digital royalties from companies, receiving royalties from iTunes, Rhapsody, Napster through digital distributors like IODA/The Orchard, and how they pay. Also covered are mechanical royalties from, broadcast radio licenses, how foreign royalties are collected, publishing administration deals, and a breakdown of sync and master licenses. Interviews with major industry players offer advice directly to musicians.Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other pub...

  • ASIN: 1621533964

MUSIC LICENSING FOR FILMS: What a Producer Should Know

MUSIC LICENSING FOR FILMS: What a Producer Should Know

With over 150 pages of precious information, this book will help you navigate through the complex world of licensing the music you want into your film. We will discuss the relationships between film producers, record labels, artists, composers and music publishers. The book also contains a long Q&A section with answers to many questions and possible scenarios, as well several case studies discussing the music choices of beloved films like CASINO, AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON, THE CONJURING 2, SCREAM, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN, THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD and many other films.

  • ASIN: 1973281996

Kohn on Music Licensing

Kohn on Music Licensing

When seeking to clear music rights for products and performances, let the authors, who have over 50 years of hands-on experience, take you through the entire licensing process, step-by-step. In clear, coherent language, they provide detailed explanations of the many kinds of music licenses, identify the critical issues addressed in each, and offer valuable strategy and guidance to both rights owners and prospective licensees.<p class=copymedium><b>Kohn on Music Licensing, Third Edition</b> covers:<li class=copymedium>Licensing for computer software and in multimedia and new media products<li class=copymedium> Licensing music and sound recordings in cyberspace<li class=copymedium> Music publishing<li class=copymedium>international sub-publishing<li class=copymedium>Co-publishing and administrative agreements<li class=copymedium> And songwriter agreements</ul>Proven tips and suggestions, along with the most up-to-date analysis, are given for virtually all the areas of music licensing including:<p class=copymedium><li class=copymedium> How to "clear" a license<li class=copymedium>Copyright renewal<li class=copymedium>Negotiating fees<li class=copymedium>And more</ul>Turn to this valuable resource for more than 70 forms and license agre...

  • Brand: Brand: Aspen Publishers
  • ASIN: 073551447X

Music Rights Unveiled: A Filmmaker's Guide to Music Rights and Licensing (American Film Market Presents)

Music Rights Unveiled: A Filmmaker's Guide to Music Rights and Licensing (American Film Market Presents)

Music Rights Unveiled provides an inside look at the complex world of music rights for film and video and includes step-by-step guidance to navigate these tricky waters. Authors Brooke Wentz and Maryam Battaglia share their decades of expertise in this user-friendly guide, designed specifically with filmmakers and producers in mind. The book provides a brief history of the pricing of music in film, television and digital media markets, and explains the process by which music is licensed or acquired for films, highlighting pitfalls to avoid and strategies for success. Further features include: A discussion of new media platforms and the intricacies of the rights needed to use music on those platforms; Tips for working with key music staff on a production – the Composer, the Music Supervisor and the Music Editor; An in-depth explanation of building a budget for the music component of your media project.

  • ASIN: 1138673315

The Art of Music Licensing: A Guide to Music Licensing

The Art of Music Licensing: A Guide to Music Licensing

This blueprint to licensing music is intended for musicians and songwriters interested in learning the how to get the most out of licensing their music in television, film, and advertising. If you're a songwriter or artist and interested in learning more on how to license your music then this is the ebook for you.This eBook from Nashville based producer and mixer Jonathan Roye covers the following:Why is it Important That Artists and Musicians Pursue Music Licensing?How Music Gets From Your Computer to the TV Screen.Finding Music Publishers and Music Libraries.Exclusive Vs. Non-Exclusive DealsPerformance Rights Organizations (aka PROs)Copyrighting Your SongsMusic Licensing Action Plans

  • ASIN: B00IMSIZHM

Kohn on Music Licensing

Kohn on Music Licensing

Whether you are a music publisher or songwriter looking to maximize the value of your music catalog, or a producer, ad agency, or internet music service seeking to clear music rights for products, performances, and other uses, let the authors who have over 70 years of hands-on experience take you through the various music licensing processes, type-by-type and step-by-step. In clear, coherent language, they provide detailed explanations of the many kinds of music licenses, identify the critical issues addressed in each, and offer valuable strategy and guidance to both rights owners and prospective licensees. Kohn on Music Licensing, Fourth Edition: Walks the reader through the history of the music publishing business, from Tin Pan Alley to the user-generated content phenomena of the present. Dissects the songwriter agreement, providing the reader with a clause-by-clause analysis and offering the best negotiating strategies to achieve the best possible outcome for their clients. Guides the reader through the complexities of co-publishing agreements, administration agreements, and international subpublishing agreements, with a report on the rapidly changing music licensing landscape in Europe. Takes on the intricacies of licensing music in sound recordings, from the trad...

  • ASIN: 0735590907
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