Note: This example license is only provided for educational purposes and is not designed as a valid legal document. Please contact a qualified music lawyer if you need a Sync license. As a composer or songwriter, you can give your songs or music advice to any music user for a fee. To do this, you must own or control the music itself (and the sound recording) to give the other party the right to use the music. Part of the problem is that aspiring songwriters and composers generally do not know much about music and do not know what means they have to earn income from their work. A week later, Julie obtained the original licensing agreement. This is a combination synchronization agreement and master license that is usual. If you`re conceding a piece of music, make sure you have all the following information at your fingertips: If you`re posting texts or musical notes in your video, you`ll also need a print license to pay the composer the right to view the composition (song). Click here on Tap to learn more about the print license. Lance mentions that they have $1,500 per page. This means they pay $1,500 for the sync fee and $1,500 for the master usage fee. 3.

ROYALTIES: The distribution of royalties between musicians and companies depends in large part on the bargaining power of each party. A lawyer can usually recommend what splits should be based on your situation and negotiate the best prices for you. Sometimes it can be helpful to accept a one-time payment to make things easier in certain situations. For other reasons, it may be useful to license in exchange for the privilege of obtaining meaningful exposure in a high-level film or television show. As I often write, it`s not easy to make money with your songs or musical compositions. Composition is melody, chords and texts and musical work. Below is an example of a dubbing agreement and a master`s degree. The reason they do it this way is that they know that licensing a popular song will cost much more than conceding a song from an unknown band. Written by Joe Songster (BMI) and Julie Lyricstein (ASCAP), published by Songster Publishing (BMI) and Happy Hearts Music (ASCAP), for syncing with the TV program with the title: Every time you publish a song that someone else has written in video format, even if only a small part of the song, you need a sync license. Sync licenses are most used for YouTube videos, cover song videos, wedding videos, and commercial and corporate videos. For example, if you post a YouTube video of your band playing a Rolling Stones song, even if you only use part of the song, you`ll need a sync license.

If you like a DVD playing a Beach Boys song or singing Lyrics by Mariah Carey, you need a sync license. Lanze: Hi, Julie. It`s Lance License, music supervisor for Nightlight Films. We love your song “Sync Me Up” for our movie Popped! And I want to talk to you about licensing. First, licensing your work involves knowledge of copyright; For a quick guide see this article: Music Business 101: How to Copyright Your Music (For Composers – Songwriters) A sync license is required, no matter how small the song you use. For medleys, each part of the song requires a separate sync license. There are a few exceptions for which no sync license is required: you don`t need a sync license for songs you`ve written yourself or for songs that are in the public domain.