Ask Video – Music Business 104: Synchronization Licenses and Royalties [Tutorial, ENG]

By | April 21, 2019


Year of release : 2014
Manufacturer : Ask Video
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By Paul Bissell
Duration : 00:57:00
Type of handing out material : Video Tutorial
Language : English
Description : Media needs music. Whether it’s a movie, television, web or any other media, your music – during synchronization with the video series requires a separate, special license, called the Synchronization License. This so-called “Sync” license gives the media producer limited rights to synchronize your music with a picture. So what does this mean? Very simple: More money in your pocket!
Visual media is everywhere. “Sync” licenses are a way to generate income from your tracks. Learn how your music can be a solid platinum in this important course. Paul Bissell.
It’s simple: visuals need music. If you want it to be a film, it will be a special program, it will be a synchronization license. This so-called “Sync” is a license. So, what does this mean? Very simply: More money in your pocket!
In this course, the highly informative and always entertaining Dr. Paul Bissell leads you through the whole sync licensing process. You get involved; composer Dr. Paul explores negotiation tactics, contracts, pros and cue sheets. Monetize your music in the long-term.
This is what you make. There is a chance to get out of it.

01 Introduction (01:46)
02 Looking Back (01:47)
03 Synchronization Basics (03:10)
04 Production Companies (04:13)
05 PA and SR Redux (03:48)
06 Most Favored Nations (02:46)
07 Work for Hire Redux (02:25)
08 Son of WFH Redux (02:16)
09 Negotiations and Bumps (03:31)
10 How Much To Charge (05:11)
11 PROS and Cue Sheets (04:01)
12 Industrials and Film Festivals (03:18)
13 A Look at Fair Use (01:57)
14 Fair Use: The Six Categories (02:42)
15 Fair Use: The Four Parameters (04:29)
16 Ephemeral Use (03:28)
17 Artist Writer Publisher Redux (02:45)
18 Final Words and Advice (02:59)

Example files : not provided
Video Format : MP4
Video : AVC, 1280×720, 16: 9, 29.970 fps, ~ 436 Kbps
Audio : AAC, 44.1 KHz, 96.0 Kbps, 2 channels


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